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MediPharm Labs Revenue Drops 55% YoY, Cuts Net Loss Over Q2

MediPharm Labs Revenue Drops 55% YoY, Cuts Net Loss Over Q2

MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF), which recently deepened its bench by tapping BMO Capital's Chris Taves and former Janssen’s executive Chris Halyk to its board, released its second-quarter financial results.

"The first half of 2020 was a transformative period," MediPharm Labs' CEO, Pat McCutcheon, noted Thursday, adding they are "encouraged" with the pace of MediPharm Labs' transition into a "global company."

Earnings Breakdown:

  • Revenue increased around 25% sequentially to $13.9 million, but it dropped by roughly 55% compared to the same quarter last year
  • Gross profit was $2.2 million, compared to a gross loss of $10.9 million in the first quarter of 2020
  • Gross margin was 16%
  • Net loss amounted to $3,7 million, versus a loss of $22 million in the first quarter and around $4 million net loss in the corresponding quarter of last year
  • Negative adjusted EBITDA of $2,18 million versus a positive adjusted EBITDA of $7,7 million in the second quarter of 2019
  • Formulated product shipments accounted for 16% of quarterly revenue, an increase of 13% compared to the first quarter

The company noted that MediPharm Labs Australia Pty. Ltd, its Australian subsidiary, generated its first revenue of $625,000 during the quarter.

Under the one-year deal — which is closed in June — MediPharm Labs Australia opted to supply VIVO's Beacon Medical Australia with GMP-certified CBD and THC cannabis oil products.

In addition, this year, MediPharm Labs Australia inked 12 customer agreements to supply products in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, UK, and Denmark.

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