SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
For the third quarter of 2010, the Company reported net income of $3.3 million, or $0.06 per share, compared with a net loss of $8.2 million, or $0.21 per share, for the same period in 2009. For the nine months ended September 30, 2010, the Company reported a net loss of $10.5 million, or $0.20 per share, as compared to a net loss of $43.1 million, or $1.11 per share, for the same period last year.
The Company's balance sheet on September 30, 2010 reflected total assets of $149.9 million, including cash, investments and receivables of $140.4 million.
"The financial impact of our two recent collaboration agreements with Abbott and Boehringer Ingelheim is evident in these third quarter financial results and the cash and investments position of Neurocrine," said Timothy P. Coughlin, Chief Financial Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences. "We will continue the fiscal discipline that has been ingrained in the Company over the past three years, while advancing our lead clinical programs; elagolix, VMAT2 and Urocortin 2 and bringing new clinical candidates forward from our research and discovery platform."
Revenues for the third quarter of 2010 were $14.4 million, compared to $0.7 million for the same period in 2009. Revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2010 were $19.8 million, compared with $2.2 million for the same period in 2009. The increase in revenue is due to our recently executed collaboration agreements with Abbott and Boehringer Ingelheim, for our GnRH (elagolix) and GPR119 programs, respectively. During the third quarter of 2010, we recognized revenue of $8.5 million from amortization of up-front license fees and $5.2 million resulting from internal and external research and d
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