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Q3 2021 revenue growth of 74% over prior year and 8% over prior quarter
PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 10x Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TXG) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021.
Revenue was $125.3 million for the third quarter, representing a 74% increase over the corresponding period of 2020 and an 8% increase compared to the second quarter of 2021.
Began shipping the Chromium X instrument, providing flexible analysis of up to one million cells per experiment, and high-throughput Gene Expression and Immune Profiling consumables, enabling affordable and routine large-scale gene expression and multiomic analyses.
Continued the strong momentum of customer publications by surpassing 3,000 research papers using our products, advancing scientific discovery in application areas such as oncology, immunology, neuroscience and infectious disease.
"Our team delivered strong results this quarter, successfully launching the Chromium X while navigating the complexities of this operating environment," said Serge Saxonov, Co-founder and CEO of 10x Genomics. "Our conviction in the vast opportunity ahead remains as strong as ever, and we will accelerate our investments to continue to innovate, drive scale and fulfill the promise of single cell and spatial biology."
Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results
Revenue was $125.3 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021, a 74% increase from $71.8 million for the three months ended September 30, 2020. This increase was primarily the result of increased consumables revenue driven by growth in the instrument installed base.
Gross margin was 80% for the third quarter of 2021, which is flat as compared to 80% for the corresponding prior year period as lower accrued royalties related to the Bio-Rad litigation were offset by the impact in shifting product mix.
Operating expenses were $116.7 million for the third quarter of 2021, a 5% decrease from $122.7 million for the three months ended September 30, 2020. This decrease was driven by lower in-process research and development expense this quarter due to the $40.6 million charge during the quarter ended September 30, 2020 related to the acquisition of CartaNA and decreased legal expenses. This decrease was partially offset by increased operating expenses related to higher personnel expenses, including stock-based compensation, increased expenses related to facilities and technology and increased marketing expenses.
Operating loss was $15.9 million for the third quarter of 2021, as compared to $65.3 million for the corresponding prior year period which included $40.6 million of in-process research and development expense related to the acquisition of CartaNA. Operating loss includes $26.0 million of stock-based compensation for the third quarter of 2021, as compared to $13.8 million for the third quarter of 2020.
Net loss was $17.2 million for the third quarter of 2021, as compared to a net loss of $65.8 million for the corresponding prior year period.
Cash and cash equivalents were $600.4 million as of September 30, 2021.
2021 Financial Guidance
10x Genomics is revising its full year 2021 revenue guidance to $490 million to $500 million, representing 64% to 67% growth over full year 2020 revenue.
Webcast and Conference Call Information
10x Genomics will host a conference call to discuss the third quarter 2021 financial results, business developments and outlook after market close on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 1:30 PM Pacific Time / 4:30 PM Eastern Time. A webcast of the conference call can be accessed at http://investors.10xgenomics.com. The webcast will be archived and available for replay at least 45 days after the event.
About 10x Genomics
10x Genomics is a life science technology company building products to interrogate, understand and master biology to advance human health. The company's integrated solutions include instruments, consumables and software for analyzing biological systems at a resolution and scale that matches the complexity of biology. 10x Genomics products have been adopted by researchers around the world including in all of the top 100 global research institutions as ranked by Nature in 2020 based on publications and all of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies by 2020 research and development spend, and have been cited in over 3,000 research papers on discoveries ranging from oncology to immunology and neuroscience. The company's patent portfolio comprises more than 1,200 issued patents and patent applications.
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