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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549
_______________
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 9, 2018
SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-35006
93-0979187
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 
11500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 240, Henderson, NV
89052
 
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (702) 835-6300
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address if changed since last report)
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨






Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On August 9, 2018, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. issued a press release, which, among other matters, sets forth our results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The foregoing information, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)     Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 
Press Release dated August 9, 2018







SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
 
SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
 
 
 
 
Date:
August 9, 2018
By:
/s/ Kurt A. Gustafson
 
 
 
Kurt A. Gustafson
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer






EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 



Exhibit
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COMPANY CONTACTS
Shiv Kapoor
Vice President, Strategic Planning & Investor Relations
702-835-6300
InvestorRelations@sppirx.com
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Pipeline Update
An oral presentation of updated Phase 2 poziotinib data including EGFR and HER2 patients with exon 20 mutations will occur on September 24 at the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto
Spectrum’s current poziotinib Phase 2 study is viewed as the pivotal registrational trial following recent conversations with the FDA
Both Phase 3 ROLONTIS® (eflapegrastim) studies, RECOVER and ADVANCE, have met the primary efficacy endpoint; Spectrum is preparing for a pre-BLA meeting with the FDA in the third quarter
Q2 revenues were $24.2 million, including $23.8 million in product sales

HENDERSON, Nevada - August 9, 2018 - Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, announced today financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018.
“The second quarter marked significant progress and data milestones for our two lead programs poziotinib and ROLONTIS, moving us closer to our ultimate goal of delivering targeted and novel therapies to cancer patients,” said Joe Turgeon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. “We have strong momentum going into the second half of the year as we aggressively broaden our poziotinib clinical program and continue to gain additional regulatory clarity.”

Clinical Program Overview:

Poziotinib, an irreversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeting EGFR and HER2 mutations:

Updated data from the MD Anderson Phase 2 trial in non-small cell lung cancer with exon 20 mutations will be presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto on September 24. Updated data will include EGFR and HER2 patients with exon 20 mutations. The abstract will be released online on September 5.
Spectrum recently had a meeting with the FDA regarding poziotinib to gain clarity on the regulatory pathway. Based on that conversation, Spectrum views the current poziotinib phase 2 study as the pivotal registrational trial needed for the Agency’s review.
Data published in Nature Medicine from the first 11 NSCLC patients with EGFR exon 20 mutations receiving poziotinib in MD Anderson’s Phase 2 clinical trial demonstrated a confirmed objective response rate of 64 percent. The median progression-free survival had not been reached, with a median follow up of 6.6 months. The safety profile was consistent with what has been previously described for poziotinib and other TKIs with the two most common adverse events being known EGFR inhibitor-related toxicities: skin rash and diarrhea.
Data presented at AACR demonstrated that HER2 exon 20 mutations were prevalent across multiple solid tumors.

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ROLONTIS (eflapegrastim), a novel long-acting GCSF:

Spectrum plans to conduct a pre-BLA meeting in the third quarter to ensure alignment with the FDA in preparation for a planned BLA filing in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Top line data from RECOVER, the second Phase 3 ROLONTIS study, demonstrated that the study met the primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferiority in the duration of severe neutropenia (DSN) between ROLONTIS and pegfilgrastim. Both Phase 3 ROLONTIS clinical trials, ADVANCE and RECOVER which studied more than 600 patients combined, have met the primary efficacy endpoint. Additional RECOVER data will be released at a future medical meeting.
ADVANCE data released as part of ASCO 2018 demonstrated that ROLONTIS was non-inferior to pegfilgrastim in the reduction of duration of severe neutropenia (DSN) in all four cycles of the study. Mean DSN±SD was 0.19±0.478 days for ROLONTIS and 0.34±0.668 days for pegfilgrastim, demonstrating non-inferiority with 95 percent confidence interval (CI) of DSN: [-0.260, -0.035]; p<0.0001) in Cycle 1. There were no statistically significant differences in all secondary endpoints in Cycle 1. The adverse event profiles were similar across groups. The most common treatment emergent adverse events in both treatment arms were fatigue, nausea, neutropenia, and lymphopenia.
In an oral presentation at MASCC 2018, data from the ADVANCE Phase 3 study demonstrated an absolute risk reduction of severe neutropenia of 8.5 percent (95% CI: 0.2%, 16.2%) versus pegfilgrastim in Cycle 1. Absolute risk reduction was defined as the difference in percentage of patients experiencing no severe neutropenia (ROLONTIS 84.2 percent; pegfilgrastim 75.7 percent).


Financial Guidance
Spectrum’s 2018 revenue guidance remains between $95 to $115 million. Additionally, Spectrum anticipates current cash and marketable securities will be sufficient to fund operations into 2020.

Three-Month Period Ended June 30, 2018 (All numbers are approximate)
GAAP Results
Total product sales were $23.8 million in the second quarter of 2018. Product sales in the second quarter included: FOLOTYN® (pralatrexate injection) net sales of $11.7 million, EVOMELA® (melphalan) for injection net sales of $5.8 million, BELEODAQ® (belinostat) for injection net sales of $2.7 million, ZEVALIN® (ibritumomab tiuxetan) net sales of $1.6 million, MARQIBO® (vinCRIStine sulfate LIPOSOME injection) net sales of $1.1 million, and FUSILEV® (levoleucovorin) net sales of $0.8 million.
Spectrum recorded net income of $13.7 million, or $0.13 income per basic share and $0.13 per diluted share in the three-month period ended June 30, 2018, compared to net loss of $(20.9) million, or $(0.27) loss per basic and diluted share in the comparable period in 2017. Total research and development expenses were $21.5 million in the quarter, as compared to $15.2 million in the same period in 2017. Selling, general and administrative expenses were $23.5 million in the quarter, compared to $17.4 million in the same period in 2017.


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Non-GAAP Results
Spectrum recorded non-GAAP net loss of $(21.6) million, or $(0.21) loss per basic and diluted share in the three-month period ended June 30, 2018, compared to non-GAAP net loss of $(8.6) million, or $(0.11) loss per basic and diluted share in the comparable period in 2017. Non-GAAP research and development expenses were $20.1 million, as compared to $14.6 million in the same period of 2017. Non-GAAP selling, general and administrative expenses were $19.6 million, as compared to $14.5 million in the same period in 2017.
Conference Call
Thursday, August 9, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Pacific
Domestic:     (877) 837-3910,     Conference ID# 9084737
International:    (973) 796-5077,     Conference ID# 9084737
This conference call will also be webcast. Listeners may access the webcast, which will be available on the investor relations page of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals' website: www.sppirx.com on August 9, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Pacific.
About Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals is a leading biotechnology company focused on acquiring, developing, and commercializing drug products, with a primary focus in hematology and oncology. Spectrum currently markets six hematology/oncology drugs, and has an advanced stage pipeline that has the potential to transform the company. Spectrum's strong track record for in-licensing and acquiring differentiated drugs, and expertise in clinical development have generated a robust, diversified, and growing pipeline of product candidates in advanced-stage Phase 2 and Phase 3 studies. More information on Spectrum is available at www.sppirx.com.
Forward-looking statement - This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and the future performance of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements that relate to Spectrum’s business and its future, including certain company milestones, Spectrum's ability to identify, acquire, develop and commercialize a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage clinical and commercial products, the timing and results of FDA decisions, and any statements that relate to the intent, belief, plans or expectations of Spectrum or its management, or that are not a statement of historical fact. Risks that could cause actual results to differ include the possibility that Spectrum’s existing and new drug candidates may not prove safe or effective, the possibility that our existing and new applications to the FDA and other regulatory agencies may not receive approval in a timely manner or at all, the possibility that our existing and new drug candidates, if approved, may not be more effective, safer or more cost efficient than competing drugs, the possibility that our efforts to acquire or in-license and develop additional drug candidates may fail, our dependence on third parties for clinical trials, manufacturing, distribution and quality control and other risks that are described in further detail in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company does not plan to update any such forward-looking statements and expressly disclaims any duty to update the information contained in this press release except as required by law.
SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. ®, FUSILEV®, FOLOTYN®, ZEVALIN®, MARQIBO®, BELEODAQ®, EVOMELA®, and ROLONTIS® are registered trademarks of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and its affiliates. REDEFINING CANCER CARE™ and the Spectrum Pharmaceuticals' logos are trademarks owned by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Any other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
(Unaudited) 

 
Three Months Ended
June 30,

Six Months Ended
June 30,
 
2018
 
2017
 
2018
 
2017
Revenues:


 


 


 


Product sales, net
$
23,753

 
$
31,156

 
$
51,863

 
$
57,001

License fees and service revenue
415

 
3,145

 
2,799

 
6,401

Total revenues
$
24,168

 
$
34,301

 
$
54,662

 
$
63,402

Operating costs and expenses:


 

 

 

Cost of sales (excludes amortization of intangible assets)
6,606

 
11,303

 
13,420

 
19,439

Cost of service revenue

 
2,118

 

 
4,221

Selling, general and administrative
23,451

 
17,421

 
47,556

 
36,525

Research and development
21,488

 
15,167

 
39,382

 
29,945

Amortization of intangible assets
6,934


6,901


13,880


13,790

Total operating costs and expenses
58,479

 
52,910

 
114,238

 
103,920

Loss from operations
(34,311
)
 
(18,609
)
 
(59,576
)
 
(40,518
)
Other income (expense):

 

 

 

Interest expense, net
(242
)
 
(2,131
)
 
(472
)
 
(4,182
)
Change in fair value of contingent consideration related to acquisitions
(192
)
 
(97
)
 
(483
)
 
(294
)
Other income, net
48,492

 
240

 
58,463

 
650

Total other income (expense)
48,058

 
(1,988
)
 
57,508

 
(3,826
)
Income (loss) before income taxes
13,747

 
(20,597
)
 
(2,068
)
 
(44,344
)
Provision for income taxes
(3
)
 
(255
)
 
(6
)
 
(54
)
Net income (loss)
$
13,744

 
$
(20,852
)
 
$
(2,074
)
 
$
(44,398
)
Net income (loss) per share:


 

 

 

Basic
$
0.13

 
$
(0.27
)
 
$
(0.02
)
 
$
(0.57
)
Diluted
$
0.13

 
$
(0.27
)
 
$
(0.02
)
 
$
(0.57
)
Weighted average shares outstanding:


 

 

 

Basic
102,597,059
 
78,576,260
 
101,747,416
 
78,366,610
Diluted
112,617,150
 
78,576,260
 
101,747,416
 
78,366,610



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SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands, expect per share and par value amounts)
(Unaudited)

June 30,
2018
 
December 31,
2017
ASSETS

 

Current assets:

 

Cash and cash equivalents
$
174,371

 
$
227,323

Marketable securities
95,287

 
248

Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $70 and $71, respectively
27,658

 
32,260

Other receivables
2,915

 
2,133

Inventories
4,520

 
5,715

Prepaid expenses and other assets
4,769

 
10,067

Total current assets
309,520

 
277,746

Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation
523

 
589

Intangible assets, net of accumulated amortization
123,214

 
137,159

Goodwill
18,106

 
18,162

Other assets
13,159

 
53,783

Total assets
$
464,522

 
$
487,439

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

 

Current liabilities:

 

Accounts payable and other accrued liabilities
$
49,886

 
$
58,117

Accrued payroll and benefits
4,946

 
9,261

Deferred revenue

 
3,872

FOLOTYN development liability
211

 
275

Convertible senior notes
39,427

 
38,224

Total current liabilities
94,470

 
109,749

FOLOTYN development liability, less current portion
11,980

 
12,111

Deferred revenue, less current portion

 
315

Acquisition-related contingent obligations
6,755

 
6,272

Deferred tax liabilities
1,447

 
1,438

Other long-term liabilities
5,751

 
6,215

Total liabilities
120,403

 
136,100

Commitments and contingencies

 

Stockholders’ equity:

 

Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 5,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding

 

Common stock, $0.001 par value; 300,000,000 shares authorized; 105,130,603 and 100,742,735 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively
103

 
100

Additional paid-in capital
829,052

 
837,347

Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income
(3,088
)
 
15,999

Accumulated deficit
(481,948
)
 
(502,107
)
Total stockholders’ equity
344,119

 
351,339

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
$
464,522

 
$
487,439


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Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In this press release, Spectrum reports certain historical and expected non-GAAP results. Non-GAAP financial measures are reconciled to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure in the tables of this press release and the accompanying footnotes. The non-GAAP financial measures contained herein are a supplement to the corresponding financial measures prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The non-GAAP financial measures presented exclude the items summarized in the below table. Management believes that adjustments for these items assist investors in making comparisons of period-to-period operating results and that these items are not indicative of the company's on-going core operating performance.

Management uses non-GAAP net income (loss) in its evaluation of the company's core after-tax results of operations and trends between fiscal periods and believes that these measures are important components of its internal performance measurement process. Management believes that providing these non-GAAP financial measures allows investors to view the company's financial results in the way that management views the financial results.

The non-GAAP financial measures presented herein have certain limitations in that they do not reflect all of the costs associated with the operations of the company's business as determined in accordance with GAAP. Therefore, investors should consider non-GAAP financial measures in addition to, and not as a substitute for, or as superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. The non-GAAP financial measures presented by the company may be different from the non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies.





























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SPECTRUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Adjustments for Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, expect per share amounts)
 
 
Three Months Ended
June 30,

Six Months Ended
June 30,
 
 
2018
 
2017
 
2018
 
2017
(1)
GAAP product sales, net & license fees and service revenue
$
24,168

 
$
34,301

 
$
54,662

 
$
63,402

 
Non-GAAP adjustments to product sales, net & license fees and service revenue:

 

 
(2,001
)
 

 
Non-GAAP product sales, net & license fees and service revenue
$
24,168

 
$
34,301

 
$
52,661

 
$
63,402

(2)
GAAP selling, general and administrative expenses
$
23,451

 
$
17,421

 
$
47,556

 
$
36,525

 
Non-GAAP adjustments to SG&A:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stock-based compensation
(3,832
)
 
(2,888
)
 
(7,522
)
 
(6,126
)
 
Depreciation expense
(61
)
 
(76
)
 
(108
)
 
(166
)
 
Non-GAAP selling, general and administrative
$
19,558

 
$
14,457

 
$
39,926

 
$
30,233

(3)
GAAP research and development
$
21,488

 
$
15,167

 
$
39,382

 
$
29,945

 
Non-GAAP adjustments to R&D:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stock-based compensation
(902
)
 
(599
)
 
(1,689
)
 
(1,081
)
 
Depreciation expense
(2
)
 
(2
)
 
(5
)
 
(5
)
 
Other R&D milestone payments
(500
)
 

 
(500
)
 

 
Non-GAAP research and development
$
20,084

 
$
14,566

 
$
37,188

 
$
28,859

(4)
GAAP net income (loss)
$
13,744

 
$
(20,852
)
 
$
(2,074
)
 
$
(44,398
)
 
Non-GAAP adjustments to net income (loss):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adjustments to product sales, net & license fees and service revenue, SG&A, and R&D as noted above
5,297

 
3,565

 
7,823

 
7,378

 
Amortization of intangible assets
6,934

 
6,901

 
13,880

 
13,790

 
Adjustments to other (expense) income
(47,596
)
 
1,525

 
(56,847
)
 
3,098

 
Adjustments to provision for income taxes
3

 
255

 
6

 
54

 
Non-GAAP net loss
$
(21,618
)
 
$
(8,606
)
 
$
(37,212
)
 
$
(20,078
)
(5)
GAAP income (loss) per share (Basic)
$
0.13

 
$
(0.27
)
 
$
(0.02
)
 
$
(0.57
)
 
GAAP income (loss) per share (Diluted)
$
0.13

 
$
(0.27
)
 
$
(0.02
)
 
$
(0.57
)
 
Non-GAAP loss per share (Basic and Diluted)
$
(0.21
)
 
$
(0.11
)
 
$
(0.37
)
 
$
(0.26
)
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
102,597,059

 
78,576,260

 
101,747,416

 
78,366,610

 
Diluted
112,617,150

 
78,576,260

 
101,747,416

 
78,366,610


(1) Non-GAAP product sales, net & license fees and service revenue: These amounts reflect adjustments to reverse revenue recognition for upfront revenue from out-licenses and revenue from milestone achievement(s) that do not consistently recur. The resulting non-GAAP revenue solely consists of our (i) product sales, (ii) percentage-based royalties from our licensees’ sales, and (iii) on-going service revenue. We believe this measure of non-GAAP revenue is more indicative of the period-over-period success of our core ongoing product sales and service revenue.

(2) Non-GAAP selling, general and administrative: These amounts reflect adjustments to reverse allocated operating expenses for certain non-cash items (including stock-based compensation and depreciation). We believe the resulting non-GAAP SG&A value is more indicative of the period-over-period success of our administrative expense control, and more reflective of our normalized SG&A expense trends.

(3) Non-GAAP research and development: These amounts reflect adjustments to reverse allocated operating expenses for certain non-cash items (including stock-based compensation and depreciation), as well as non-recurring R&D milestone achievements that we record to expense for our in-licenses. We believe the resulting non-GAAP R&D value is more reflective of our true R&D expense trends.


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(4) Non-GAAP net loss: These amounts reflect all non-GAAP adjustments described in (1) through (3) above, plus other non-cash and/or non-recurring items, including: (i) adjustments to reverse sales milestone achievements; (ii) adjustments to reverse operating expenses for non-cash amortization and impairment of intangible assets (the reversal of these non-cash expenses allows for a clearer representation of the period-over-period success of our overall financial results and future working capital requirements); (iii) adjustments to reverse the impact of income taxes; (iv) adjustments to reverse the impact of mark-to-market contingent consideration (although our contingent consideration results from prior acquisitions and is a part of our business strategy, these adjustments through earnings typically result from variables other than our current commercial activity or other operating performance measures that are a focus of our management), (v) reversal of foreign exchange gains and losses (non-cash), (vi) reversal of debt discount accretion expense (non-cash) for our convertible notes, and (vii) reversal of the mark-to-market adjustment on our equity securities.

(5) Non-GAAP loss per share: These amounts reflect all non-GAAP adjustments in (1) through (4) above to present our overall non-GAAP financial results for each period on a per-share basis.


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