OSAKA, Japan.-Saturday 8 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
Demonstrating business momentum with FY2019 Q3 year-to-date (YTD) revenue 2,519.5 billion yen, up +82.6% versus prior year due to acquisition of Shire and continued strong performance of 14 global brands; while Underlying Revenue expected to recover in Q4 resulting in flat to slightly increasing for the full year
Core Operating Profit* of 792.2 billion yen and Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin of 30.9% driven by accelerated integration synergies and OPEX efficiencies
Raising full year guidance to reflect strong business momentum and faster than expected realization of integration synergies; Reported Operating Profit forecast now positive primarily due to the impact of the completed purchase accounting
*NOTE: From FY2019 Q1, the term “Core Earnings” has been renamed “Core Operating Profit1”.
The definitions are identical, only the terminology has changed.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502)(NYSE:TAK):
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200203005855/en/
Underlying Revenue declined -1.2% vs FY2018 Q3 YTD pro-forma2, expected to recover in Q4 resulting in flat to slightly increasing for the full year
Takeda’s 14 global brands, with reported revenue of 836.4 billion yen in aggregate, posted a strong year- over-year underlying revenue growth of +20%, driven by ENTYVIO (+35.4%), TAKHZYRO (+622.2%), and NINLARO (+28.9%).
Underlying revenue growth year-to-date was solid in the key business areas of GI (+10%), Plasma Derived Therapy (PDT) Immunology (+5%), Oncology (+7%), and Neuroscience (+5%), while Rare Diseases declined (-11%) for the following reasons:
Rare Hematology (-14%) continues to be impacted as expected by intensified competition and increasing price pressure.
Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) (-11%) continues to be negatively affected by stocking in the prior fiscal year, as well as generic entry for FIRAZYR.
Rare Metabolic (-4%) continue to be impacted by NATPARA which was recalled in the U.S. in September 2019.
Please refer to note iii to the table entitled “Reported Results for FY2019 Q3 YTD (April - December)” below for Core Operating Profit definition.
FY2018 Q3 YTD pro-forma baseline represents the sum of Takeda revenue for FY2018 Q3 YTD (Apr-Dec) plus Shire revenue for the same period, where Shire revenue was converted to JPY at the rate of $1 = 111 JPY (average FX rate for FY2018) and converted from US GAAP to IFRS with no material difference; Takeda revenue and Shire revenue was adjusted to remove the revenue from divested assets. Please see the appendix for more details.
Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin of 30.9% for FY2019 Q3 YTD driven by cost synergies and OPEX efficiencies
Reported Operating Profit declined year-over-year -42.9% to 162.5 billion yen, largely impacted by non-cash purchase accounting expenses including the unwinding of inventory step-up and amortization of intangible assets. Reported Operating Profit was also impacted by significant one-time costs related to the Shire integration.
Core Operating Profit increased year-over-year +129.9% to 792.2 billion yen, primarily due to the consolidation of Shire, while also benefitting from the strong performance of Takeda 14 global brands, cost synergies and improved OPEX efficiency.
Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin year-to-date was 30.9% reflecting continued OPEX discipline and cost synergies.
Underlying Core EPS year-to-date was 359 yen.
R&D Engine Delivered Several Important Pipeline Milestones in Q3
Wave 1 pipeline assets achieving important milestones:
Phase 3 study start for TAK-788 in treatment naïve Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) with exon 20 insertion mutations, and pevonedistat (TAK-924) in unfit Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Updated Dengue vaccine candidate TAK-003 results from the phase 3 study were presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting.
Announced partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center which includes the development of ongoing Phase 1/2a Study of TAK-007, a CD19 CAR-NK.
Global Brands generating additional data in new indications:
Phase 3 trial of NINLARO (TOURMALINE-MM4) as first line maintenance therapy met primary endpoint (PFS) in multiple myeloma patients not treated with stem cell transplantation.
ALUNBRIG ongoing phase 3 data continued to show reduction in disease progression after two years as a first line treatment in adults with advanced anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) NSCLC who had not received a prior ALK inhibitor.
Continued emphasis on divesting non-core assets and deleveraging to focus the business
Net debt / adjusted EBITDA at 4.1x having paid full-year dividend and tax on XIIDRA proceeds.
Negotiations ongoing for further potential non-core asset divestments.
Costa Saroukos, Chief Financial Officer, commented:
“Takeda’s third quarter results demonstrated a continuation of our solid year-to-date financial and business performance, driven by our 14 global brands, powerful R&D engine, and OPEX improvements that will help to ensure our sustainable growth. We are again increasing our full year guidance to reflect strong business momentum and faster than anticipated realization of synergies.
Now operating as One Takeda, we continue to execute as anticipated on our business priorities to drive long-term value, including the realization of $2 billion in cost synergies by the end of FY 2021, divest $10 billion in non-core assets to optimize our portfolio, and rapidly de-leverage our net debt / adjusted EBITDA towards our goal of 2x within fiscal years ending March 2022 - March 2024. In parallel, our R&D engine continues to advance highly innovative medicines that make a critical difference to patients through both Takeda’s global brands and new molecular entities, with multiple important data readouts on the horizon. Executing on these priorities will maximize value creation for all of our stakeholders and position Takeda for continued success.”
Reported Results for FY2019 Q3 YTD (April - December)
FY2019 Q3 YTD
VS. PRIOR YEAR
FY2019 Q3 YTD
VS. PRIOR YEAR
- 1.2 % y-o-y ii.
Net Profit iv.
Underlying results compares two periods (quarters or years) of financial results under a common basis and is used by management to assess the business. These financial results are calculated on a constant currency basis and excluding the impact of divestitures and other amounts that are unusual, non-recurring items or unrelated to our ongoing operations.
Growth versus FY2018 Q3 YTD pro-forma. FY2018 Q3 YTD pro-forma baseline represents the sum of Takeda revenue for FY2018 Q3 YTD (Apr-Dec) plus Shire revenue for the same period, both adjusted to remove the revenue from divested assets, converted to JPY at the rate of $1 = 111 JPY (average FX rate for FY2018), and converted from US GAAP to IFRS with no material differences. Please see the appendix for more details.
Core Operating Profit represents net profit adjusted to exclude income tax expenses, the share of profit or loss of investments accounted for using the equity method, finance expenses and income, other operating expenses and income, amortization and impairment losses on acquired intangible assets and other items unrelated to Takeda’s core operations, such as purchase accounting effects and transaction related costs.
Attributable to the owners of the company.
FY2019 Management Guidance: Upgrading guidance to reflect positive business momentum
(October 31, 2019)
(February 4, 2020)
Underlying Revenue Growth i.
Flat to slightly increasing
Flat to slightly increasing
Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin
Underlying Core EPS
370 – 390 yen
385 – 405 yen
Annual Dividend per Share
Constant Exchange Rate growth (applying FY2018 full year average foreign exchange rate of 111 JPY/USD) compared to baseline of JPY 3,300 billion (Rounded pro-forma April 2018-March 2019 combined revenue of Legacy Takeda and Legacy Shire, converted at April 2018-March 2019 average exchange rate of 111 JPY/USD; also adjusted to remove the revenue from divested assets such as Techpool, Multilab, and TACHOSIL from Legacy Takeda, and the oncology portfolio and XIIDRA from Legacy Shire) and converted from US GAAP to IFRS, without material differences.
FY2019 Reported Forecast: Increasing Revenue and Profit
(October 31, 2019)
(February 4, 2020)
Core Operating Profit
1 US$=109 yen
1 euro=121 yen
1 US$=109 yen
1 euro=122 yen
For more details on Takedas FY2019 Q3 results and other financial information, please visit https://www.takeda.com/investors/reports/
About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in peoples lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.
For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com
For the purposes of this notice, “press release” means this document, any oral presentation, any question and answer session and any written or oral material discussed or distributed by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) regarding this release. This press release (including any oral briefing and any question- and-answer in connection with it) is not intended to, and does not constitute, represent or form part of any offer, invitation or solicitation of any offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, subscribe for, exchange, sell or otherwise dispose of, any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction. No shares or other securities are being offered to the public by means of this press release. No offering of securities shall be made in the United States except pursuant to registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or an exemption therefrom. This press release is being given (together with any further information which may be provided to the recipient) on the condition that it is for use by the recipient for information purposes only (and not for the evaluation of any investment, acquisition, disposal or any other transaction).
Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of applicable securities laws.
The companies in which Takeda directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities. In this press release, “Takeda” is sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Takeda and its subsidiaries in general. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer to subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them. These expressions are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company or companies.
This press release and any materials distributed in connection with this press release may contain forward- looking statements, beliefs or opinions regarding Takeda’s future business, future position and results of operations, including estimates, forecasts, targets and plans for Takeda. Without limitation, forward-looking statements often include words such as “targets”, “plans”, “believes”, “hopes”, “continues”, “expects”, “aims”, “intends”, “ensures”, “will”, “may”, “should”, “would”, “could” “anticipates”, “estimates”, “projects” or similar expressions or the negative thereof. Forward-looking statements in this document are based on Takeda’s estimates and assumptions only as of the date hereof. Such forward-looking statements do not represent any guarantee by Takeda or its management of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including but not limited to: the economic circumstances surrounding Takeda’s global business, including general economic conditions in Japan and the United States; competitive pressures and developments; changes to applicable laws and regulations; the success of or failure of product development programs; decisions of regulatory authorities and the timing thereof; fluctuations in interest and currency exchange rates; claims or concerns regarding the safety or efficacy of marketed products or product candidates; the timing and impact of post-merger integration efforts with acquired companies; and the ability to divest assets that are not core to Takeda’s operations and the timing of any such divestment(s), any of which may cause Takeda’s actual results, performance, achievements or financial position to be materially different from any future results, performance, achievements or financial position expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For more information on these and other factors which may affect Takeda’s results, performance, achievements, or financial position, see “Item 3.
Key Information—D. Risk Factors” in Takeda’s most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F and Takeda’s other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, available on Takeda’s website at: https://www.takeda.com/investors/reports/sec-filings/ or at www.sec.gov. Future results, performance, achievements or financial position of Takeda could differ materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking statements. Persons receiving this press release should not rely unduly on any forward- looking statements. Takeda undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements contained in this press release or any other forward-looking statements it may make, except as required by law or stock exchange rule. Past performance is not an indicator of future results and the results of Takeda in this press release may not be indicative of, and are not an estimate, forecast or projection of Takeda’s future results.
Certain Non-IFRS Financial Measures
This press release and materials distributed in connection with this press release include certain IFRS financial measures not presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”), such as Underlying Revenue, Core Operating Profit, Underlying Core Operating Profit, Core Net Profit, Underlying Core EPS, Net Debt, EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Free Cash Flow. Takeda’s management evaluates results and makes operating and investment decisions using both IFRS and non-IFRS measures included in this press release. These non-IFRS measures exclude certain income, cost and cash flow items which are included in, or are calculated differently from, the most closely comparable measures presented in accordance with IFRS. By including these non-IFRS measures, management intends to provide investors with additional information to further analyze Takeda’s performance, core results and underlying trends.
Takeda’s non-IFRS measures are not prepared in accordance with IFRS and such non-IFRS measures should be considered a supplement to, and not a substitute for, measures prepared in accordance with IFRS (which we sometimes refer to as “reported” measures). Investors are encouraged to review the reconciliation of non- IFRS financial measures to their most directly comparable IFRS measures.
Further information on certain of Takeda’s Non-IFRS measures is posted on Takeda’s investor relations website at https://www.takeda.com/investors/reports/quarterly-announcements/quarterly-announcements-2019/
Reconciliation from reported revenue to underlying revenue growth presented in accordance with IFRS are included as an appendix to this document.
This press release contains information about products that may not be available in all countries, or may be available under different trademarks, for different indications, in different dosages, or in different strengths. Nothing contained herein should be considered a solicitation, promotion or advertisement for any prescription drugs including the ones under development.
Takeda’s financial statements are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). The revenue of Shire plc (“Shire”), which was historically, presented by Shire in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“U.S. GAAP”), has been conformed to IFRS, without material difference.
The Shire acquisition closed on January 8, 2019, and our consolidated results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 include Shire’s results from January 8, 2019 to March 31, 2019. References to “Legacy Takeda” businesses are to our businesses held prior to our acquisition of Shire. References to “Legacy Shire” businesses are to those businesses acquired through the Shire acquisition.
This press release includes certain pro forma information giving effect to the Shire acquisition as if it had occurred on April 1, 2018. This pro forma information has not been prepared in accordance with Article 11 of Regulation S-X. This pro forma information is presented for illustrative purposes and is based on certain assumptions and judgments based on information available to us as of the date hereof, which may not necessarily have been applicable if the Shire acquisition had actually happened as of April 1, 2018.
Moreover, this pro forma information gives effect to certain transactions and other events which are not directly attributable to the Shire acquisition and/or which happened subsequently to the Shire acquisition, such as divestitures and the effects of the purchase price allocation for the Shire acquisition, and therefore may not accurately reflect the effect on our financial condition and results of operations if the Shire acquisition had actually been completed on April 1, 2018. Therefore, undue reliance should not be placed on the pro forma information included herein.
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200203005855/en/
Takashi Okubo, +81-(0)3-3278-2306
Kazumi Kobayashi, +81 (0)3-3278-2095
Permalink : https://www.aetoswire.com/news/takeda-demonstrates-business-momentum-accelerated-integration-synergies-and-raises-fy2019-guidance-including-positive-reported-operating-profit/en