Total operating expenses for the second quarter of 2009 were $5.6 million, compared to $6.9 million in the comparative period in 2008. Selling, general and administrative expenses for the second quarter of 2009 were $4.9 million, compared to $6.0 million in the same period of 2008. SG&A expenses, as a percentage of second quarter 2009 sales, decreased to 24%, down from 37% during the prior year. The lower selling expenses resulted from the higher proportion of Healive sold to the government.
Net research and development expenses for the second quarter 2009 were $550,000, compared to $668,000 in the same period of 2008. R&D expenses in the second quarter of 2009 were mainly related to the EV 71 vaccine, pneumococcal conjugated vaccine, and universal pandemic influenza vaccine.
Second quarter 2009 operating income was $10.7 million, compared to operating income of $7.0 million in the prior year. Net income for the second quarter of 2009 included $126,000 in net interest and financing expenses and $2.1 million in income tax expenses. Net income for the same period of 2008 included $541,000 of net interest expense and $1.6 million of income tax expense. Net income for second quarter of 2009 was $5.8 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, up 75% compared to net income of $3.3 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in the same period of 2008.
As of June 30, 2009, Sinovac's cash and cash equivalents totaled $46.7 million, compared to $32.9 million as of December 31, 2008. The increase in cash and cash equivalents primarily reflects an commercial bank loan obtained in the second quarter.
Financial Review for Six-Months Ended June 30, 2009
During the six-months ended June 30, 2009, sales were $26.6 million, up
4.7 percent from $25.4 million for the same period in 2008. Sinovac recorded a
strong second quarter, which greatly improved the company's performanc
|SOURCE Sinovac Biotech Ltd.|
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