Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) shares spiked in Friday trading on first quarter numbers
Total costs and expenses for the first quarter ended September 30, 2017 were $22.3 million, compared to $15.7 million for the same quarter in fiscal 2017, an increase of approximately 42%.
Net loss attributable to stockholders was $118.7 million, or approximately $0.97 per share, for the first quarter ended September 30, 2017, compared to $16.2 million, or approximately $0.17 per share, for the same quarter in fiscal 2017, an increase of approximately 633%.
Cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities totaled $139.6 million as of September 30, 2017.
Chairman Behzad Aghazadeh said, “During the quarter and over the course of the year, we have made significant progress toward preparing a BLA for accelerated approval of IMMU-132, our breakthrough therapy candidate for the treatment of late-stage metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC).
"IMMU-132 has shown a remarkable response rate in patients and we remain sharply focused on bringing this promising treatment to market as soon as possible. Notably, in the quarter, we completed a number of successful meetings with the (Food and Drug Administration) including a CMC and a pre-BLA meeting, where we received positive feedback on our proposed submission plans. As such, we remain on track to meet our stated goal of submitting our BLA filing in the first quarter.”
Shares gained $2.03, or 19.4%, to $12.47.
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