Shire announces Full Year 2016 Results

Shire announces Full Year 2016 Results

February 16, 2017

Shire reports full year 2016 results with record revenue; positioned for continued strong growth driven by best-in-class rare disease pipeline

Key growth contributions from all therapeutic areas

Baxalta integration progressing ahead of schedule; Shire now the world leader in rare diseases

February 16, 2017 – Shire plc (Shire) (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces unaudited results for the year ended December 31, 2016.

Financial Highlights

Full Year 2016(1)


Non GAAP CER(1)(2)

Product sales

$10,886 million



Product sales excluding legacy Baxalta

$6,998 million



Total revenues

$11,397 million



Operating income from continuing operations

$963 million



Non GAAP operating income(2)

$4,417 million



Net income margin(3)(4)




Non GAAP EBITDA margin(2)(4)




Net income

$327 million



Non GAAP net income(2)

$3,391 million



Diluted earnings per ADS(5)




Non GAAP diluted earnings per ADS(2)(5)




Net cash provided by operating activities

$2,659 million



Non GAAP cash generation(2)

$3,464 million



Non GAAP free cash flow(2)

$2,103 million



(1) Results include Baxalta Inc. (Baxalta) (acquired on June 3, 2016) and Dyax Corp. (Dyax) (acquired on January 22, 2016), unless otherwise noted. Percentages compare to equivalent 2015 period. (2) The Non GAAP financial measures included within this release are explained on pages 28 – 29, and are reconciled to the most directly comparable financial measures prepared in accordance with US GAAP on pages 22 – 24. (3) US GAAP net income as a percentage of total revenues. (4) Percentage point change (ppc). (5) Diluted weighted average number of ordinary shares 776.2m.

Financial Highlights

  1. Delivered product sales growth of 78% to $10.9 billion, driven by record legacy Shire product sales and inclusion of legacy Baxalta sales since June 2016.
  2. Achieved combined pro forma sales growth of 11% (12% at Non GAAP CER); 15% sales growth (15% at Non GAAP CER) for legacy Shire and 6% pro forma sales growth (8% at Non GAAP CER) for legacy Baxalta.
  3. Generated Non GAAP diluted earnings per ADS of $13.10 (11% Non GAAP CER growth), at top end of financial guidance.
  4. Delivered strong Non GAAP cash generation in Q4 2016 enabling a $0.9 billion reduction in Non GAAP net debt.

Product and Pipeline Highlights

  1. Expanded commercial portfolio with 4 new product launches: XIIDRA, ONIVYDE, VONVENDI and CUVITRU.
  2. Delivered strong performance for XIIDRA in dry eye disease, capturing 19% U.S. market share within four months since launch.
  3. Progressed pipeline of innovative, novel therapies with approximately 20 programs in Phase 3 or registration.
  4. Received Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of June 20, 2017 for SHP465 in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); completed enrollment for SHP643 in prophylaxis of Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) with results expected in the first half of 2017.

Integration Highlights

  1. Completed Dyax integration.
  2. Progressed Baxalta integration with operating expense synergy initiatives ahead of schedule and legacy Baxalta products transitioning quickly onto Shire’s commercial platform.

Flemming Ornskov, M.D., M.P.H., Shire Chief Executive Officer, commented:

“2016 was a transformational year for Shire as we became the world leader in rare diseases. Our innovative portfolio and sharp focus on commercial excellence enabled us to generate double digit pro forma top-line growth, with reported sales of $10.9 billion, while materially advancing the pipeline, successfully integrating Dyax and progressing the Baxalta integration ahead of schedule.

“In August we launched XIIDRA in the U.S. with an exceptional new drug launch, demonstrating our strength in commercial excellence and capturing 19% of market share within four months. This marks an outstanding entry into ophthalmics and we aim to further build a leadership position in this therapeutic area.

“With multiple product launches planned in 2017, we remain focused on execution and expect to generate strong top- and bottom-line growth. Our pipeline has never been stronger with multiple programs in Phase 3 or registration. We remain extremely optimistic about Shire’s long-term growth prospects.”

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About Shire

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.