Coronado Biosciences Reports Financial Results

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNDO) announced today its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Coronado's net cash and restricted cash totaled $75.8 million and $14.0 million respectively at June 30, 2014. The Company posted a quarterly net loss of $4.7 million and $12.1 million, or $0.13 and $0.34 per share for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 respectively. These results compare to a net loss of $10.7 million and $19.5 million, or $0.38 and $0.73 per share for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013 respectively.

"We made progress during the quarter on advancing our initiatives to build a platform of diversified biomedical programs," said Dr. Lindsay A. Rosenwald, Coronado's Chairman, President and CEO. "We are committed to maintaining the strength of our balance sheet as we successfully execute on diversifying our pipeline, while we simultaneously evaluate next steps for our existing immunotherapy clinical programs in autism and AML."

About Coronado Biosciences

Coronado Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to investing in, acquiring, developing and commercializing novel pharmaceutical products. The Company's portfolio currently includes novel immunotherapy agents for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer. As part of its growth strategy, the company plans to leverage its biopharmaceutical business and drug development expertise to acquire rights to, or to finance, innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology products, technologies and/or companies, using a variety of approaches including licensing, partnerships, joint ventures, direct financings and/or public and private spin-outs. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

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Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
($ in thousands)
June 30, December 31,
2014 2013
ASSETS (Unaudited)
Cash and cash equivalents $75,798 $99,521
Short-term investment, at fair value 295
Prepaid and other current assets 386 510
Total current assets 76,479 100,031
Property & equipment net 63 447
Restricted cash 14,009
Long-term investment, at fair value 250
Other 69 104
Total Assets $90,870 $100,582
Current liabilities $3,437 $11,210
Note payable, non-current 14,009 7,017
Other long-term liabilities 1,056 1,077
Total Liabilities 18,502 19,304
Stockholders' Equity 72,368 81,278
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $90,870 $100,582
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
($ in thousands except for share amounts)
For the three months ended For the six months ended
June 30, June 30,
2014 2013 2014 2013
Operating expenses:
Research and development $2,377 $7,795 $6,865 $13,769
General and administrative 2,386 2,499 4,481 4,983
Loss from operations (4,763) (10,294) (11,346) (18,752)
Interest income 171 109 350 185
Interest expense (119) (485) (1,085) (961)
Net loss attributed to Common Stockholders ($4,711) ($10,670) ($12,081) ($19,528)
Basic and diluted net loss per common share ($0.13) ($0.38) ($0.34) ($0.73)
Weighted average common shares outstanding—basic and diluted 36,005,294 28,095,522 35,953,234 26,646,993

CONTACT: Lucy Lu, MD, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Coronado Biosciences, Inc. 781-652-4525; ir@coronadobio.comSource:Coronado Biosciences, Inc.