Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TARO) (“Taro” or the “Company”) today provided unaudited financial results for the quarter and year ended March 31, 2023.

Quarter ended March 31, 2023* Highlights ─ compared to March 31, 2022

  • Net sales of $146.6 million increased $3.3 million, or 2.3%.
  • Gross profit of $75.7 million (51.6% of net sales) compared to $77.3 million (54.0% of net sales).
  • Research and development (R&D) expenses of $16.3 million increased $1.4 million.
  • Selling, marketing, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) of $50.1 million increased $9.0 million.
  • Operating income of $9.3 million compared to operating income of $21.3 million.
  • Interest and other financial income of $8.0 million increased $7.4 million.
  • Foreign Exchange (FX) expense of $0.5 million compared to FX income of $2.5 million ─ an unfavorable impact of $3.0 million.
  • Tax expense of $11.0 million compared to a tax benefit of $2.4 million ─ an unfavorable impact of $13.4 million.
  • Net income attributable to Taro was $6.9 million compared to net income of $27.4 million, resulting in earnings per share of $0.18 compared to earnings per share of $0.73.

Year ended March 31, 2023* Highlights ─ compared to March 31, 2022

  • Net sales of $573.0 million increased $11.6 million.
  • Gross profit of $268.3 million (46.8% of net sales compared to 52.2%) decreased $24.8 million.
  • R&D expenses of $52.2 million decreased $2.3 million.
  • SG&A of $198.4 million increased $84.7 million.
  • In the prior year, settlements and loss contingencies of $61.4 million consisted of a $60.0 million legal contingency related to ongoing multi-jurisdiction civil antitrust matters and $1.4 million related to the global resolution with the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) in connection with its investigations into the U.S. generic pharmaceutical industry.
  • Operating income of $17.7 million compared to $63.5 million. Excluding the $61.4 million impact from the settlement and loss contingencies charges in the prior year, operating income was $124.9 million.
  • Interest and other financial income of $20.9 million increased $12.7 million.
  • FX expense of $2.8 million compared to FX income of $2.0 million ─ an unfavorable impact of $4.8 million.
  • Tax expense of $12.8 million compared to tax expense of $19.6 million, a decrease of $6.8 million.
  • Net income attributable to Taro was $25.4 million compared to $58.3 million, resulting in earnings per share of $0.68 compared to earnings per share of $1.55. Excluding the impact from the settlement and loss contingencies charges in the prior year, net income was $126.4 million, resulting in diluted earnings per share of $3.36.

Cash Flow and Balance Sheet Highlights

  • Cash flow provided by operations for the year ended March 31, 2023 was $31.8 million compared to cash used in operations of $158.7 million for the year ended March 31, 2022. Excluding the impact from the settlement payments and settlement and loss contingencies charges impacting both periods, cash flow provided by operations was $99.0 million compared to $165.6 million for the year ended March 31, 2022.
  • As of March 31, 2023, cash and cash equivalents, short-term bank deposits and marketable securities (both short- and long-term) was $1.3 billion in line with March 31, 2022; principally the result of settlement payments.

* The March 31, 2023 results include full-year results from the February 28, 2022 acquisition of Alchemee.

The Company cautions that the foregoing 2023 financial information is unaudited and is subject to change.

About Taro

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a multinational, science-based pharmaceutical company dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers through the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality healthcare products. For further information on Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., please visit the Company’s website at www.taro.com.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

The unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared on the same basis as the annual consolidated financial statements, and, in the opinion of management, reflect all adjustments necessary to present fairly the financial condition and results of operations of the Company. The unaudited consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the Company’s audited consolidated financial statements included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F, as filed with the SEC.

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements that do not describe historical facts or that refer or relate to events or circumstances the Company “estimates,” “believes,” or “expects” to happen or similar language, and statements with respect to the Company’s financial performance, availability of financial information, and estimates of financial results and information for fiscal year 2024. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements to be based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurances that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include general domestic and international economic conditions, industry and market conditions, changes in the Company's financial position, litigation brought by any party in any court in Israel, the United States, or any country in which Taro operates, regulatory and legislative actions in the countries in which Taro operates, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports, including its Annual Reports on Form 20-F. Forward-looking statements are applicable only as of the date on which they are made. The Company undertakes no obligations to update, change or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, additional or subsequent developments or otherwise.

**Financial Tables Follow**

TARO PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (U.S. dollars in thousands, except share data)     Quarter Ended   Twelve Months Ended   March 31st   March 31st  

 

2023

 

 

 

2022

 

 

 

2023

 

 

 

2022

 

Sales, net

 $

146,587

 

 $

143,264

 

 $

572,952

 

 $

561,347

 

Cost of sales

 

70,879

 

 

65,919

 

 

304,629

 

 

268,212

 

Impairment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

Gross profit

 

75,708

 

 

77,345

 

 

268,323

 

 

293,122

 

  Operating Expenses: Research and development

 

16,306

 

 

14,892

 

 

52,243

 

 

54,540

Selling, marketing, general and administrative

 

50,128

 

 

41,175

 

 

198,366

 

 

113,677

Settlements and loss contingencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

61,446

 

Operating income *

 

9,274

 

 

21,278

 

 

17,714

 

 

63,459

 

  Financial (income) expense, net: Interest and other financial income

 

(8,036

)

 

(685

)

 

(20,850

)

 

(8,187

)

Foreign exchange (income) expense

 

469

 

 

(2,541

)

 

2,813

 

 

(1,986

)

Other gain, net

 

1,059

 

 

512

 

 

2,462

 

 

4,226

 

Income before income taxes

 

17,900

 

 

25,016

 

 

38,213

 

 

77,858

 

Tax expense

 

10,987

 

 

(2,388

)

 

12,768

 

 

19,592

 

Net income attributable to Taro *

 $

6,913

 

 $

27,404

 

 $

25,445

 

 $

58,266

 

  Net income per ordinary share attributable to Taro: Basic and Diluted *

 $

0.18

 

 $

0.73

 

 $

0.68

 

 $

1.55

 

Diluted

 $

0.18

 

 $

0.73

 

 $

0.68

 

 $

1.55

 

  Weighted-average number of shares used to compute net income per share: Basic and Diluted

 

37,584,891

 

 

37,584,891

 

 

37,584,891

 

 

37,641,087

 

                May not foot due to rounding.              

Note: Quarter and year ended March 2023 includes results from Alchemee (acquired February 28, 2022).

* Excluding the settlement and loss contingencies charges of $61.4 million for the year ended March 31, 2022, Operating income was $124.9 million, Net income attributable to Taro was $126.4 million, and basic and diluted earnings per share was $3.36.

  TARO PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (U.S. dollars in thousands)       March 31,   March 31,    

2023

 

2022

ASSETS    (unaudited)     (audited)  CURRENT ASSETS:         Cash and cash equivalents  

 $

154,495

 

 $

251,134

Short-term bank deposits  

 

119,980

 

 

47,586

Marketable securities  

 

575,814

 

 

522,028

Accounts receivable and other:     Trade, net  

 

202,260

 

 

246,973

Other receivables and prepaid expenses  

 

57,210

 

 

59,726

Inventories  

 

226,669

 

 

210,439

TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS  

 

1,336,428

 

 

1,337,886

Marketable securities  

 

404,896

 

 

435,189

Property, plant and equipment, net  

 

190,139

 

 

199,692

Deferred income taxes  

 

103,672

 

 

124,882

Goodwill  

 

17,231

 

 

11,820

Other assets  

 

83,147

 

 

66,892

TOTAL ASSETS  

 $

2,135,513

 

 $

2,176,361

        LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY       CURRENT LIABILITIES:       Trade payables  

 $

68,485

 

 $

68,232

Other current liabilities  

 

317,064

 

 

363,887

TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES  

 

385,549

 

 

432,119

Deferred taxes and other long-term liabilities  

 

19,106

 

 

32,799

TOTAL LIABILITIES  

 

404,655

 

 

464,918

      Taro shareholders' equity  

 

1,730,858

 

 

1,711,443

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY  

 $

2,135,513

 

 $

2,176,361

  TARO PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (U.S. dollars in thousands)       Twelve Months Ended March 31,    

 

2023

 

 

 

2022

 

     (unaudited)     (audited)  Cash flows from operating activities:       Net income  

 $

25,445

 

 

 $

58,266

 

Adjustments required to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash used in operating activities:     Depreciation and amortization  

 

32,127

 

 

 

25,915

Impairment of long-lived assets  

 

 

 

 

13

Realized loss on sale of long-lived assets

 

136

 

 

 

689

Change in derivative instruments, net  

 

(24

)

 

 

(631

)

Adjustments to Opening Balance-Sheet (PPA)  

 

(15,292

)

 

 

Effect of change in exchange rate on marketable securities and bank deposits

 

2,291

 

 

 

(449

)

Deferred income taxes, net

 

16,802

 

 

 

23,200

Increase (decrease) in trade receivables, net

 

37,482

 

 

 

(6,229

)

Increase in inventories, net

 

(16,922

)

 

 

(2,082

)

Increase (decrease) in other receivables, income tax receivables, prepaid expenses and other

 

2,240

 

 

 

(5,451

)

Decrease in trade, income tax, accrued expenses and other payables

 

(60,707

)

 

 

(265,278

)

Expense from amortization of marketable securities bonds, net

 

8,172

 

 

 

13,339

 

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities  

 

31,750

 

 

 

(158,698

)

        Cash flows from investing activities:       Purchase of plant, property & equipment, net  

 

(17,553

)

 

 

(11,796

)

Acquisition, net of cash acquired  

 

 

 

 

(91,872

)

Investment in other intangible assets  

 

(294

)

 

 

(243

)

Investment in short-term bank deposits, net  

 

(72,394

)

 

 

(47,586

)

Proceeds from (investment in) marketable securities, net  

 

(33,315

)

 

 

(19,084

)

Investment in other investments  

 

(2,000

)

 

 

 

Net cash used in investing activities  

 

(125,556

)

 

 

(170,581

)

        Cash flows from financing activities:       Purchase of treasury stock  

 

 

 

 

(24,934

)

Net cash used in financing activities  

 

 

 

 

(24,934

)

        Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents  

 

(2,833

)

 

 

170

 

Decrease in cash and cash equivalents  

 

(96,639

)

 

 

(354,043

)

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period  

 

251,134

 

 

 

605,177

 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period  

 $

154,495

 

 

 $

251,134

 

        Cash Paid during the year for:    Income taxes  

 $

4,175

 

 $

7,753

 

Cash Received during the year for:    Income taxes  

 $

14,156

 

 $

2,351

 

Non-cash investing transactions:   Purchase of property, plant and equipment included in accounts payable  

 $

1,242

 

 $

1,468

 

Non-cash financing transactions:   Purchase of intangible assets  

 $

 

 $

 

Purchase of treasury stock  

 $

 

 $

 

Purchase of marketable securities, net

 $

3,038

 

 

 $

3,890

 

Sale of marketable securities  

 $

(314

)

 

 $

21

 

 

William J. Coote VP, CFO (914) 345-9001 William.Coote@taro.com

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