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DGAP-News: Epigenomics AG / Key word(s): Quarterly / Interim Statement/Quarter Results
07.05.2020 / 08:17
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Epigenomics AG Reports 2020 First Quarter Financial Results

Berlin (Germany) and San Diego, CA (U.S.A.), May 7, 2020 – Epigenomics AG (FSE: ECX, OTCQX: EPGNY, the “Company”) today announced financial results (according to IFRS, unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2020, confirming the preliminary results, which were recently published on April 29, 2020.

Financial key figures

  • Product revenue in the first quarter 2020 decreased from EUR 322 thousand to EUR 219 thousand year-on-year. Total revenue in the reporting period fell year-on-year to EUR 239 thousand (Q1 2019: EUR 331 thousand).
  • Research and development costs of EUR 1,603 thousand, which included the on-going post approval study for Epi proColon, were comparable to the previous year (Q1 2019: EUR 1,583 thousand).
  • Selling, general and administrative costs decreased from EUR 2,393 thousand to EUR 1,992 thousand.
  • EBITDA before for share-based payment expenses was EUR -2,641 thousand in the reporting period (Q1 2019: EUR -2,958 thousand).
  • The net loss for the period was EUR -2,982 thousand (Q1 2019: EUR -3,018 thousand); the net loss per share decreased to EUR 0.07 (Q1 2019: net loss of EUR 0.08) year-on-year, partly due to the higher number of issued shares following the capital increase in November 2019.
  • Cash consumption decreased to EUR 3,284 thousand in Q1 2020 (Q1 2019: EUR 4,332 thousand) due to improved operating results (EBIT) as well as changes in working capital.
  • As of March 31, 2020, the Company had cash and cash equivalents of EUR 10,983 thousand (including marketable securities) nearly on the same level as per year-end 2019 (EUR 11,035 thousand).

Outlook 2020


  • The Company confirms its outlook for fiscal year 2020 and continues to expect revenue within the range of EUR 1.0 million to EUR 2.0 million.


  • For full year 2020, Epigenomics’ EBITDA before share-based payment expenses is projected to range between EUR -10.5 million and EUR -12.5 million.

Further Information

The 2020 Q1 interim statement (unaudited) is available on the Epigenomics’ website:

About Epigenomics
Epigenomics AG is a molecular diagnostics company focused on blood testing for the early detection of cancer. Based on its proprietary biomarker technology for the detection of methylated DNA, Epigenomics develops and markets blood tests for various cancer indications with high unmet medical need. Epigenomics’ lead product is the blood test Epi proColon(R) for the early detection of colorectal cancer. Epi proColon is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is marketed in the United States, Europe, China and other selected countries. Epi proLung(R), a blood test for the detection of lung cancer, and HCCBloodTest, a blood test for the detection of liver cancer, have received the CE Mark for marketing in Europe.

For further information please visit

Epigenomics AG, Geneststrasse 5, 10829 BerlinTel
+49 (0) 30 24345 0, Fax +49 (0) 30 24345 555, E-Mail:

Investor Relations
IR.on AG, Frederic Hilke, Tel +49 221 9140 970, E-Mail:


Note on forward-looking statements

This publication expressly or implicitly contains forward-looking statements concerning Epigenomics AG and its business. These statements involve certain known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Epigenomics AG’s actual results, financial condition and performance to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Epigenomics makes this announcement as of the date of this release and does not intend to update any forward-looking statements contained herein as a result of new information or future events or otherwise.


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