EVOK
$1.48
Evoke Pharma
$.38
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Earnings Details
3rd Quarter September 2019
Thursday, November 07, 2019 8:30:00 AM
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Evoke Pharma (EVOK) Recent Earnings

Evoke Pharma (EVOK) reported a 3rd Quarter September 2019 loss of $0.07 per share on revenue of $0.0 million. The consensus estimate was a loss of $0.09 per share.

Evoke Pharma Inc is a pharmaceutical company engaged in development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. It is developing EVK-001, a metoclopramide nasal spray for the relief of symptoms of acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis.

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Reported Earnings
($0.07)
Earnings Whisper
-
Consensus Estimate
($0.09)
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Growth
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Earnings Release

Evoke Pharma Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOK), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019.

“We made significant progress toward addressing the regulatory requests from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the third quarter, and we continue to prepare for the  resubmission of our New Drug Application (NDA) for Gimoti during the fourth quarter,” said David A. Gonyer, R.Ph., President and CEO of Evoke Pharma, Inc. “We successfully completed manufacturing of commercial scale batches of Gimoti, which allows us to collect Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls data as well as undertaking the analysis of pump performance characteristics on the nasal spray devices that will be used to support the NDA and bring us one step closer to commercial readiness. In addition, we believe that we have sufficient capital to support our operations into the second quarter of 2020.”

Third Quarter 2019 Financial Review

For the third quarter of 2019, net loss was approximately $1.6 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $1.5 million, or $0.09 per share for the third quarter of 2018.

Research and development expenses totaled approximately $0.8 million for the third quarter of 2019, compared to approximately $0.6 million for the third quarter of 2018. Research and development expenses were primarily related to responding to requests for additional information from FDA for the Gimoti NDA and manufacturing registration batches of Gimoti.

For the third quarter of 2019, general and administrative expenses were approximately $0.8 million compared to approximately $0.9 million for the third quarter of 2018.

Total operating expenses for the third quarter of 2019 were approximately $1.6 million, compared to total operating expenses of approximately $1.5 million for the third quarter of 2018.

As of September 30, 2019, the Company’s cash and cash equivalents were approximately $6.5 million.

About Evoke Pharma, Inc.
Evoke is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases. The Company is developing Gimoti, a nasal spray formulation of metoclopramide, for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis in adult women.

Diabetic gastroparesis is a GI disorder affecting millions of patients worldwide, in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents resulting in serious digestive system symptoms. The gastric delay caused by gastroparesis can compromise absorption of orally administered medications. Metoclopramide is currently available only in oral and injectable formulations and is the only drug currently approved in the United States to treat gastroparesis. Visit www.EvokePharma.com for more information.

Safe Harbor Statement
Evoke cautions you that statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intend,” “target,” “project,” “contemplates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential” or “continue” or the negatives of these terms or other similar expressions. These statements are based on the company’s current beliefs and expectations. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding: the potential for an NDA resubmission and the timing thereof and Evoke’s expected cash runway. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Evoke that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risks and uncertainties inherent in Evoke’s business, including, without limitation: Evoke’s resubmission of the NDA may be delayed and Evoke cannot be certain that FDA will accept or approve an NDA resubmission for Gimoti; Evoke may be unable to timely and successfully address the deficiencies raised in the CRL, including as a result of adverse findings from a root cause analysis or data from newly manufactured product batches; FDA may not agree with Evoke's conclusion of the root cause analysis or may require Evoke to conduct additional studies; the inherent risks of clinical development of Gimoti; Evoke’s dependence on third parties for the manufacture of Gimoti and analysis of the PK data; Evoke is entirely dependent on the success of Gimoti; Evoke will require substantial additional funding to continue its operations beyond the second quarter of 2020, and may be unable to raise capital or obtain funds when needed, including to fund ongoing operations; Evoke could face significant additional costs due to litigation or other events; Evoke’s ability to maintain the continued listing of its common stock on the Nasdaq Capital Market; and other risks detailed in Evoke’s prior press releases and in the periodic reports it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and Evoke undertakes no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

(Financial Statements to Follow)

Evoke Pharma, Inc.

Condensed Balance Sheets

  September 30,
2019
  December 31,
2018
 
  (Unaudited)     
Assets        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents $6,504,802  $5,319,004 
Prepaid expenses  775,607   329,218 
Other current assets  11,551   
Total current assets  7,291,960   5,648,222 
Operating lease right-of-use asset  35,398   
Other assets    11,551 
Total assets $7,327,358  $5,659,773 
         
Liabilities and stockholders' equity        
Current Liabilities:        
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $1,154,520  $476,202 
Accrued compensation  964,243   1,158,251 
Operating lease liability  35,398   
Total current liabilities  2,154,161   1,634,453 
         
         
Stockholders' equity:        
Common stock, $0.0001 par value; authorized shares - 50,000,000;
  issued and outstanding shares - 24,231,914 and 17,427,533
  at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively
  2,423   1,743 
Additional paid-in capital  89,482,936   82,628,312 
Accumulated deficit  (84,312,162)  (78,604,735)
Total stockholders' equity  5,173,197   4,025,320 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $7,327,358  $5,659,773 
         

Evoke Pharma, Inc.

Condensed Statements of Operations

(Unaudited)

  Three Months Ended
September 30,
  Nine Months Ended
September 30,
 
  2019  2018  2019  2018 
Operating expenses:                
Research and development $822,444  $625,497  $2,774,924  $3,399,654 
General and administrative  814,218   897,060   2,955,371   2,846,611 
Total operating expenses  1,636,662   1,522,557   5,730,295   6,246,265 
Loss from operations  (1,636,662)  (1,522,557)  (5,730,295)  (6,246,265)
Other income:                
  Interest income  8,597   3,089   22,868   7,425 
  Gain from change in fair value of warrant liability        433,392 
Total other income  8,597   3,089   22,868   440,817 
Net loss $(1,628,065) $(1,519,468) $(5,707,427)  (5,805,448)
                 
Net loss per share of common stock, basic and diluted $(0.07) $(0.09) $(0.26) $(0.36)
                 
Weighted-average shares used to compute basic and diluted net loss per share  24,113,956   17,129,649   21,618,947   16,327,385 
                 

 

Investor Contact:
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tbui@theruthgroup.com

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