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Earnings Highlights and Summary

For the full fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, and before that, Lipocine had not generated any revenues from product sales, and does not expect to do so until one of the Company's product candidates receives approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Lipocine's revenues to date have been generated substantially from license fees, milestone payments, and research support from its licensees. Since its inception through December 31, 2017, the Company has generated $27.5 million in revenues under its various license and collaboration arrangements and from government grants.

During FY17, Lipocine's research and development (R&D) expenses were $11.0 million compared to $8.1 million during FY16. The increase in the Company's R&D expenses was primarily due to increased contract research organization and consultant costs TLANDO, related to the Dosing Validation (DV) and Dosing Flexibility (DF) clinical studies; increased contract manufacturing costs for LPCN 1107; and increased outside services expenses related to the Advisory Committee meeting for TLANDO. These increases were offset by decreased contract research organization costs for LPCN 1111; a decrease in validation and commercial batch manufacturing costs for TLANDO; and a decrease in contract research organization costs for LPCN 1107.

For FY17, Lipocine's general and administrative (G&A) expenses were $10.2 million compared to $10.4 million during FY16. The decrease in the Company's G&A expenses was primarily due to decreases in pre-commercialization marketing and sales activities related to TLANDO, offset by an increase related to a class-action litigation settlement liability.

For FY17, Lipocine recorded an operating loss of $21.2 million compared to $19.2 million in FY16.

Lipocine reported a net loss of $21.0 million, or $1.05 loss per diluted share, in FY17 compared to a net loss of $19.0 million, or $1.04 loss per diluted share, in FY16. The Company's reported loss was higher than analysts' estimates for a loss of $1.03 per share.

Research and Development

Lipocine currently has three products in the development pipeline - TLANDO, LPCN 1111, and LPCN 1107 - and the Company continues to conceptualize and discuss new indications for current products and new development opportunities.

Cash Matters

As of December 31, 2017, Lipocine had cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities of $21.5 million compared to $26.8 million as of December 31, 2016.

In January 2018, the Company received $10 million through a Loan and Security Agreement with Silicon Valley Bank.

Stock Performance Snapshot

April 19, 2018 - At Thursday's closing bell, Lipocine's stock declined 4.14%, ending the trading session at $1.62.

Volume traded for the day: 131.96 thousand shares.

Stock performance in the last month – up 8.72%; and previous three-month period – up 13.29%

After yesterday's close, Lipocine's market cap was at $33.53 million.

The stock is part of the Healthcare sector, categorized under the Drugs - Generic industry.

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