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Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter Financial Results
Date:8/14/2014

BEIJING, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today its unaudited second quarter and half year financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014.

Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights (compared to the second quarter 2013)

  • Quarterly sales were $12.1 million, a decrease of 30.7% from $17.5 million in the prior year period. Sales for the first six months were $25.6 million, a decrease of 6.8% YoY from $27.5 million.
  • Gross profit was $9.1 million, a decrease of 33.3% from $13.6 million in the prior year period.
  • Gross margin was 75.0%, compared to 77.9% in the prior year period.
  • Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $2.2 million, or $(0.04) per basic and diluted share, compared to net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.3 million, or $0.02 per basic and diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013.
  • Mr. Weidong Yin, Chairman, President and CEO of Sinovac, commented, "While sales were impacted during the second quarter by short-term challenges from the external market environment, we are continuing to grow our sales channels and make strong progress in the development of our pipeline vaccines."

    "In July, we received the first tranche of our RMB 60 million government grant to build a dedicated facility for the production of the EV71 vaccine, which is currently under review by the Center for Drug Evaluation. During the second quarter, we received our clinical trial license for the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) from the CFDA and expect to begin trials later this year."

    "Although we experienced decreased sales in the second quarter, we remain confident in our ability to execute our proven sales and marketing strategies, and continue to develop new vaccines that are both effective and safe. We expect these initiatives to meaningfully contribute to our performance as market conditions improve." Mr. Yin concluded.

    Second Quarter 2014 Business HighlightsSales UpdatePublic Tenders Sinovac has been selected by the Beijing Health Bureau as the sole supplier of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine in pre-filled syringe dosage to the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) for Beijing. The tender is valued at approximately RMB 16 million. The vaccines purchased by the Beijing Health Bureau will be used for the period from 2014 to 2016. The Company expects to begin delivery in the coming months.

    Additionally, Sinovac has also been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be a supplier of the seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing for 2014. The Company expects to begin delivery in the third quarter of 2014.

    International Sales to Mexico Sinovac obtained its commercialization license for Anflu in Mexico late last year. In early July, the Company delivered its first order of 150,000 doses of Anflu to Mexico, as it continues its efforts in international market expansions.

    R&D UpdatePPV The Company received clinical trial approval for its PPV in May. Sinovac has selected a site for the clinical trial and its draft proposal is currently under expert review. The Company expects clinical trials to begin by the end of 2014, following approval by an ethics committee.

    Other Operation UpdatesGovernment Grant In April, Sinovac received approval for a RMB 60 million government grant from China's Ministry of Finance, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and National Health and Family Planning Commission for construction of the Company's dedicated EV71 vaccine production facility. Sinovac received the first RMB 20 million of the grant in July. The remainder will be provided once construction and approval criteria are met.

    VAT Rate Reduction The value added tax (VAT) rate applied to the sales of Sinovac's vaccine products has been reduced to 3% from 6%, as authorized by the Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation of China. The reduced VAT rate was effective July 1, 2014, and therefore did not impact second quarter results. Going forward, the reduced VAT rate will contribute to an improvement in the profitability of the Company's vaccines in Chinese market.

    Unaudited Financial Results for Second Quarter 20142014 Q2% of Sales2013 Q2%of Sales(In USD'000 except percentage data)Hepatitis A – Healive5,113

    42.3%

    7,021

    40.2%Hepatitis A&B – Bilive6,439

    53.3%

    9,586

    54.9%Hepatitis vaccines11,552

    95.6%

    16,607

    95.1%Influenza vaccine-

    -

    48

    0.3%Animal vaccine18

    0.1%

    65

    0.4%Mumps vaccine520

    4.3%

    732

    4.2%Regular sales12,090

    100.0%

    17,452

    100.0%H5N1-

    -

    -

    -Total sales12,090

    100.0%

    17,452

    100.0%Cost of goods sold3,025

    25.0%

    3,861

    22.1%Gross profit9,065

    75.0%

    13,591

    77.9%In the second quarter 2014, total sales were $12.1 million, a decrease of 30.7% from $17.5 million during the same period in 2013. This decrease was primarily due to softer demand in the private vaccine market. China's CDCs have been also more conservative in their vaccination programs. Nevertheless, the Company achieved record sales in the second quarter of 2013, which resulted in a higher basis for year-over-year comparison.

    Gross profit was $9.1 million in the second quarter 2014, compared to $13.6 million in the prior year period. Gross margin decreased to 75.0% from 77.9% in the prior year period. The slight decrease in gross margin is attributable to idle capacity in the Company's influenza facility during the second quarter, which was charged to cost of goods sold.

    Selling, general and administrative expenses for the second quarter 2014 were $8.6 million, compared to $8.8 million in the same period of 2013.

    R&D expenses for the second quarter of 2014 were $3.3 million, a $1.2 million increase over the same period in 2013. These expenses are primarily related to the continued advancement of pipeline vaccine candidates, including sIPV, EV71, PPV, and varicella vaccine.

    Net loss attributable to common stockholders for the second quarter of 2014 was $2.2 million, or $ (0.04) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.3 million, or $0.02 per basic and diluted share, in the same period last year.

    Unaudited Financial Results for First Half of 20142014 H1% of Sales2013 H1% of Sales(In USD'000 except percentage data)Hepatitis A – Healive11,552

    45.1%

    13,199

    48.0%Hepatitis A&B – Bilive12,437

    48.5%

    12,581

    45.7%Hepatitis vaccines23,989

    93.6%

    25,780

    93.7%Influenza vaccine61

    0.2%

    330

    1.2%Animal vaccine44

    0.2%

    78

    0.3%Mumps vaccine1,440

    5.6%

    1,316

    4.8%Regular sales 25,534

    99.6%

    27,504

    100.0%H5N1102

    0.4%

    -

    -Total sales25,636

    100.0%

    27,504

    100.0%Cost of goods sold6,303

    24.6%

    6,853

    24.9%Gross profit19,333

    75.4%

    20,651

    75.1%Total sales for the first half of 2014 were $25.6 million, a decrease of 6.8% from $27.5 million in the same period of 2013. Sales for the first half of 2014 were impacted by decreased sales of the Company's hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, as a result of the challenging environment in the private-pay market.

    Gross profit for the first half of 2014 was $19.3 million, a decrease of 6.4% from $20.7 million in the same period of 2013. Gross margin was 75.4% in the first half of 2014, compared to 75.1% in the same period of 2013.

    Selling, general and administrative expenses for the first half of 2014 were $16.4 million, compared to $15.9 million for the same period of 2013.

    R&D expenses in the first half of 2014 were $5.0 million, compared to $3.9 million in the same period of 2013. These expenses are primarily related to the continued advancement of pipeline vaccine candidates.Net loss attributable to stockholders in the first half of 2014 was $2.2 million or $(0.04) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.7 million, or $(0.01) per basic and diluted share, in the same period of 2013.

    As of June 30, 2014, cash and cash equivalents totaled $89.6 million, compared to $107.2 million as of December 31, 2013. Net cash used in operating activities was $11.4 million during the first half of 2014. Net cash used in investing activities was $5.7 million, which was primarily used for payment of property, plant and equipment for the Company's Changping facility. Net cash provided by financing activities was $0.9 million during the first half of 2014, including loan proceeds of $8.9 million and loan repayment of $8.5 million. As of June 30, 2014, the Company had $36.0 million of bank loans due within one year. Sinovac's cash and cash equivalents position of $89.6 million is sufficient to meet both these loan repayment obligations as well as the Company's operational requirements.

    Conference Call DetailsSinovac will host a conference call on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET (August 15, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. China Standard Time) to review the Company's financial results and provide an update on recent corporate developments.  To access the conference call, please dial 1-877-407-9039 (USA) or 1-201-689-8470 (International).  A replay of the call will be available from 11:00 a.m. ET on August 15, 2014 through August 29, 2014. To access the replay, please dial 1-877-870-5176 (USA) or 1-858-384-5517 (International) and reference the replay pin number 13587706.

    A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.sinovac.com. A webcast replay will be available on the Company's website for 30 days following the call, beginning August 15, 2014.

    About SinovacSinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's product portfolio includes vaccines against hepatitis A and B, seasonal influenza, H5N1 pandemic influenza (avian flu), H1N1 influenza (swine flu), mumps and canine rabies. In 2009, Sinovac was the first company worldwide to receive approval for its H1N1 influenza vaccine, which it has supplied to the Chinese Government's vaccination campaign and stockpiling program. The Company is also the only supplier of the H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine to the government stockpiling program. Sinovac has filed a new drug application with the China Food & Drug Administration for its proprietary enterovirus 71 vaccine, having been proven effective in preventing hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and children during its Phase III clinical trial. The Company is currently developing a number of new products including a Sabin-strain inactivated polio vaccine, pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and varicella vaccine. Sinovac primarily sells its vaccines in China, while also exploring growth opportunities in international markets. The Company has exported select vaccines to Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, and the Philippines, and was recently granted a license to commercialize its hepatitis A vaccine in Chile. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.Sinovac.com .

    ContactSinovac Biotech Ltd.
    Helen Yang / Chris Lee
    Tel: +86-10-8279-9659 / 9696
    Fax: +86-10-6296-6910
    Email: ir@sinovac.com

    ICR Inc.
    Bill Zima
    U.S: 1-646-308-1707
    Email: william.zima@icrinc.comSINOVAC BIOTECH LTD.Consolidated Balance sheetsAs of June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013(Expressed in thousands of U.S. Dollars, except for numbers of shares and per share data)Current assets December 31, 2013June 30, 2014(Unaudited)Cash and cash equivalents

    107,242

    89,634Accounts receivable 

    31,927

    34,733Inventories

    14,329

    19,780Prepaid expenses and deposits 

    1,150

    1,294Deferred tax assets

    2,602

    1,981Total current assets157,250

    147,422Property, plant and equipment

    67,963

    64,646Prepaid land lease payments

    10,948

    10,545Long-term inventories

    2,781

    3,893Long-term prepaid expenses

    154

    72Prepayment for acquisition of equipment

    708

    3,169Deferred tax assets

    117

    305Licenses

    772

    553Total
    assets240,693

    230,605Current liabilitiesBank loans and current portion of long-term
    debt

    16,217

    35,975Loan from a non-controlling shareholder

    3,324

    3,243Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 

    28,037

    24,384Income tax payable

    246

    240Deferred revenue

    875

    306Deferred government grants

    458

    449Total current liabilities49,157

    64,597Deferred government grants

    4,746

    4,588Long-term debt

    32,146

    11,651Deferred revenue

    11,005

    10,639Total long term liabilities47,897

    26,878Total liabilities97,054

    91,475Commitments and contingencies EquityPreferred stock

    -

    -Common stock

    56

    56Additional paid-in capital

    107,393

    107,868Accumulated other comprehensive income

    14,141

    12,039Statutory surplus reserves

    11,808

    11,808Accumulated deficit

    (4,714)

    (6,958)Total stockholders' equity128,684

    124,813Non-controlling interests

    14,955

    14,317Total equity143,639

    139,130Total liabilities and equity240,693

    230,605 SINOVAC BIOTECH LTD.  Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (loss) For the three and six months ended June 30, 2013 and 2014 (Unaudited) (Expressed in thousands of U.S. Dollars, except for numbers of shares and per share data) Three months ended June 30  Six months ended June 30 2013

    20142013

    2014 Sales 17,452

    12,09027,504

    25,636 Cost of sales 3,861

    3,0256,853

    6,303 Gross profit 13,591

    9,06520,651

    19,333 Selling, general and administrative expenses 

    8,786

    8,58915,891

    16,381 Provision for doubtful accounts 

    604

    132886

    294 Research and development expenses 

    2,042

    3,2653,889

    4,967 Loss (income) on disposal and Impairment of property,
    plant and equipment

    -

    29(2)

    29 Total operating expenses 11,432

    12,01520,664

    21,671 Operating income (loss) 2,159

    (2,950)(13)

    (2,338) Interest and financing expenses(770)

    (832)(1,433)

    (1,582) Interest income

    583

    7651,024

    1,545 Other income (expenses) - net

    (54)

    717

    217 Income (loss) before income taxes and non-
    controlling interests1,918

    (2,946)(415)

    (2,158) Income tax benefit (expense) (4)

    (76)(37)

    (423) Net Income (loss) 1,914

    (3,022)(452)

    (2,581)Less: (Income) loss attributable to the non-controlling interests

    (595)

    774(237)

    337 Net Income (loss) attributable to stockholders of Sinovac 1,319

    (2,248)(689)

    (2,244) Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax of nilForeign currency translation adjustments

    1,119

    (319)1,353

    (2,403) Total comprehensive income (loss) 3,033

    (3,341)901

    (4,984)  Less: comprehensive (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interests(707)

    738(378)

    638 Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to stockholders of Sinovac 2,326

    (2,603)523

    (4,346) Weighted average number of shares of Basic 55,056,191

    55,663,56654,995,674

    55,625,509  Diluted 55,522,748

    55,663,56654,995,674

    55,625,509 Earning per share Basic 0.02

    (0.04)(0.01)

    (0.04)Diluted 0.02

    (0.04)(0.01)

    (0.04) SINOVAC BIOTECH LTD.Consolidated Statements of Cash FlowsFor the three and six months ended June 30, 2013 and 2014(Unaudited)(Expressed in thousands of U.S. Dollars)Three months endedSix months ended June 30June 302013201420132014Cash flows provided by (used in) operating activitiesNet income (loss)

    $

    1,914

    $

    (3,022)$

    (452)

    $

    (2,581)  Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash  provided by (used in) operating activities: - deferred income taxes(17)58(15)369 - stock-based compensation6271138143 - inventory provision768321768542 - provision for doubtful accounts604132886294 - impairment of equipment and loss on disposal-29(3)29- depreciation of property, plant and equipment and amortization of licenses1,7181,9033,3484,534- amortization of the prepaid land lease payments6965138132- accretion expenses34285255Changes in: - accounts receivable(4,511)1,327(8,288)(3,654) - inventories(3,582)(4,905)(6,657)(7,784) - prepaid expenses and deposits399234256(348)- deferred revenue (162)33(1,229)(685) - accounts payable and accrued liabilities(593)(1,889)1,754(2,459)Net cash used in operating activities(3,297)(5,615)(9,304)(11,413)Cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities- Loan proceeds3,3053,18210,7858,917- Loan repayments(162)(6,084)(162)(8,542)- Proceeds from issuance of common stock,net of share issuance costs406147417252- Proceeds from shares subscribed 831880- Government grants received 220185524185Net cash provided (used in) by financing activities3,777(2,539)11,572892Cash flows used in investing activities - Acquisition of property, plant and equipment(508)(3,479)(2,232)(5,683)Net cash used in investing activities(508)(3,479)(2,232)(5,683)Exchange gain (loss) on cash and cash equivalents512(385)769(1,404)Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents484(12,018)805(17,608)Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of year91,562101,65291,241107,242Cash and cash equivalents, end of year$

    92,046

    $

    89,634$

    92,046

    $

    89,634


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