Mazor Robotics Announces First Quarter Financial Results

- Total Revenue of $4.5 Million -

- Recurring Quarterly Revenue Increased 35% Year-over-Year Reflecting Procedures and System Install Base Growth –

- Conference Call Today at 8:30 AM ET (3:30 PM IST) -

CAESAREA, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 7, 2015 — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR) (NASDAQGM: MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

“During the first quarter we sold a Renaissance system in the U.S., Germany and Taiwan, increasing our install base to 86 systems, which represents a 26% increase compared to 68 systems at the end of the year-ago period,” commented Ori Hadomi, Mazor's Chief Executive Officer. “There were a record number of clinical procedures using the Renaissance system in the first quarter. We are encouraged with the continued growth in the number of spine and brain procedures which clearly demonstrates that surgeons and hospital administrators are realizing the clinical and economic benefits of the Renaissance system. We recently surpassed the 10,000th procedure performed globally with Renaissance. While this is a significant achievement, it represents a small fraction of the overall market opportunity. Our entire organization is focused on executing our sales strategy and accelerating Renaissance’s adoption as the standard of care.”


Revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2015 was $4.5 million compared to $4.9 million in the year-ago first quarter. U.S. generated revenue decreased to $2.7 million compared to $3.6 million in the year-ago quarter, as the Company sold one Renaissance system in the U.S. market during the first quarter of 2015 compared to three systems sold in the 2014 first quarter. International revenue increased to $1.8 million from $1.3 million reported in the first quarter of 2014. The Company sold two Renaissance systems in the International market compared to two systems sold in the 2014 first quarter, demonstrating higher pricing due to a one-time direct sale in Taiwan. Revenue from system kit sales, services and other, increased to $2.7 million in the first quarter of 2015, representing a 35% increase compared to $2.0 million in the first quarter of 2014, mainly attributed to increased utilization of the Renaissance system.

Gross margin for three months ended March 31, 2015 was 75.7% compared to 78.9% in the year-ago quarter, due to lower system sales in the first quarter of 2015.

Total operating expenses were $8.5 million compared to $7.5 million in the first quarter of 2014, primarily reflecting the Company’s increased investments in sales and marketing activities including a commission of $0.3 million related to the one-time direct sale in Taiwan. Operating loss was $5.1 million compared to an operating loss of $3.6 million in the year-ago first quarter. Net loss for the first quarter of 2015 was $5.2 million, or $0.12 per share, compared to a net loss of $3.6 million, or $0.09 per share in the first quarter of 2014.

Cash used in operating activities was $4.2 million compared to $5.3 million used in last year’s first quarter. As of March 31, 2015, cash, cash equivalents and investments totaled $48 million.


The tables below include a reconciliation of the Company’s GAAP results to non-GAAP results. The reconciliation primarily relates to non-cash expense in the amount of $0.8 million with respect to share-based payments in the first quarter of 2015. On a non-GAAP basis, the net loss in the first quarter of 2015 was $4.4 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to $3.2 million, or $0.08 per share, in the first quarter of 2014.

The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 8:30 AM EST (3:30 PM IST). Investors within the United States interested in participating are invited to call 877-269-7756. Participants in Israel can use the toll free dial-in number 809 406 247. All other international participants can use the dial-in number 201-689-7817.

A replay of the event will be available for two weeks following the conclusion of the call. To access the replay, callers in the United States can call 877-660-6853 and reference the Replay Access Code: 13607664. All international callers can dial 201-612-7415, using the same Replay Access Code. To access the webcast, please visit and select ‘Investor Relations.’

Use of Non-GAAP Measures

In addition to disclosing financial results calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in conformity with International Financial Reporting Standards (GAAP), this press release contains Non-GAAP financial measures for gross profit, operating expenses, operating loss, net loss and basic and diluted earnings per share that exclude the effects of non-cash expense of amortization of intangible assets and stock-based payments. Management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding the Company’s performance that enhances management's and investors' ability to evaluate the Company's net income and earnings per share and to compare them to historical net income and earnings per share.

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