SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 14, 2023
APPLIED MOLECULAR TRANSPORT INC.
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|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||AMTI||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Conditions.
On August 10, 2023, Applied Molecular Transport Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2023. The full text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
APPLIED MOLECULAR TRANSPORT INC.
|Date: August 14, 2023||By:||/s/ Shawn Cross|
|Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors|
Applied Molecular Transport Reports Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results
Currently Pursuing Strategic Alternatives, with MTS Health Partners, L.P. Advising the Company
Cash and Cash Equivalents of $22.5 million, as of June 30, 2023
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., August 14, 2023 — Applied Molecular Transport Inc. (Nasdaq: AMTI) (AMT), a biopharmaceutical company, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2023.
Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2023
Research and development (R&D) expenses. Total R&D expenses for the second quarter of 2023 were $2.6 million, compared to $22.8 million for the same period in 2022. The overall decrease was attributable to a restructuring of operations, related reductions in workforce implemented in March 2023 and discontinuing all research and development activities.
General and administrative (G&A) expenses. Total G&A expenses for the second quarter of 2023 were $7.0 million, compared to $9.4 million for the same period in 2022. The overall decrease was attributable to a restructuring of operations and related reductions in workforce implemented in March 2023.
Restructuring, impairment, and related charges. Total restructuring, impairment, and related charges for the second quarter of 2023 were $8.1 million, primarily comprised of write offs of right-of-use assets and related leasehold improvements upon the company vacating leased premises for its corporate headquarters and manufacturing warehouse. Restructuring charges for the same period in 2022 were $3.8 million, primarily comprised of severance payments and other employee-related separation costs associated with a reduction in workforce implemented in May 2022.
Net loss. Net loss for the second quarter of 2023 was $17.3 million, compared to $35.9 million for the same period in 2022. Operating expenses for the second quarter of 2023 were $17.7 million and interest income was $0.4 million.
Cash and cash equivalents. As of June 30, 2023, cash and cash equivalents were $22.5 million.
About Applied Molecular Transport Inc.
AMT is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that has a proprietary technology platform that enables the design of novel biologic product candidates in patient-friendly oral dosage forms. The company has completed four Phase 2 clinical trials for its most advanced product candidate, AMT-101.
For additional information on AMT, please visit www.appliedmt.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements including statements relating to AMT’s plans, expectations, forecasts and future events. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the ability of AMT to enter into a strategic transaction and sufficiency of AMT’s cash resources. In some cases, you can identify forward- looking statements by terminology such as “believe,” “estimate,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potentially,” “will,” “expect,” “enable,” “likely” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Actual events, trends or results could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in these forward-looking statements based on various factors. Information regarding the foregoing and additional risks may be found in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in AMT’s Annual and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), and AMT’s future reports to be filed with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and AMT assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements, except as required by law.
Applied Molecular Transport Inc.
Condensed Balance Sheets
|Assets|| || |
|Current assets:|| || |
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||22,457 ||$||61,145 |
|Prepaid expenses||860 ||2,688 |
|Other current assets||— ||186 |
|Total current assets||23,317 ||64,019 |
|Property and equipment, net||39 ||8,183 |
|Operating lease right-of-use assets||1,477 ||33,222 |
|Finance lease right-of-use assets||— ||584 |
|Restricted cash||— ||916 |
|Other assets||127 ||522 |
|Total assets||$||24,960 ||$||107,446 |
|Liabilities and stockholders’ equity|| || |
|Current liabilities:|| || |
|Accounts payable||$||156 ||$||1,583 |
|Accrued expenses||2,202 ||8,660 |
|Lease liabilities, operating lease - current||1,458 ||4,639 |
|Lease liabilities, finance lease - current||— ||205 |
|Total current liabilities||3,816 ||15,087 |
|Lease liabilities, operating lease||254 ||31,228 |
|Lease liabilities, finance lease||— ||49 |
|Other liabilities||244 ||244 |
|Total liabilities||4,314 ||46,608 |
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Common stock||4 ||4 |
|Additional paid-in capital||431,862 ||426,804 |
|Total stockholders’ equity||20,646 ||60,838 |
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||24,960 ||$||107,446 |
Applied Molecular Transport Inc.
Condensed Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|Three Months Ended|
|Six Months Ended|
|Operating expenses:|| || || || |
|Research and development||$||2,558 ||$||22,802 ||$||15,546 ||$||54,041 |
|General and administrative||7,045 ||9,433 ||13,797 ||20,770 |
|Restructuring, impairment, and related charges||8,129 ||3,787 ||16,872 ||3,787 |
|Total operating expenses||17,732 ||36,022 ||46,215 ||78,598 |
|Loss from operations||(17,732)||(36,022)||(46,215)||(78,598)|
|Interest income, net||419 ||75 ||998 ||72 |
|Other income (expense), net||(20)||2 ||(33)||6 |
|Net loss per share, basic and diluted||$||(0.44)||$||(0.93)||$||(1.15)||$||(2.03)|
|Weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding, basic and diluted||39,333,046||38,748,741||39,261,122||38,695,350|
Refer to the Company’s applicable SEC filings for previously reported periods.
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