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BEDFORD, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insulet Corporation (Nasdaq: PODD), a leader in wearable insulin pump technology with its OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.
First quarter 2008 reported revenue increased 232% to $6.7 million compared to $2.0 million in the first quarter of 2007. On a sequential basis, reported revenue rose 53% from $4.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2007. During the first three months of 2008, approximately 1,200 new patients began using the OmniPod System.
Reported revenue for the first quarter of 2008 was favorably impacted by $1.2 million due to a change in the Company's estimate of deferred revenue. Prior to the first quarter of 2008, the Company deferred revenue on all initial shipments from the final 45 days in the quarter. The Company's deferred revenue is now based on its two years of historical experience.
Net loss for the first quarter of 2008 was $19.9 million, or $0.73 per share, compared to a net loss of $11.6 million or $23.86 per share for the first quarter of 2007. Total operating expenses increased to $16.7 million in the first quarter of 2008 compared to $8.2 million in the first quarter of 2007 and $13.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2007. Most of the increase in operating expenses was related to higher sales and marketing expenses as the Company's commercial expansion continues.
"We are pleased that we delivered another strong quarter as we
continued to launch OmniPod across the United Sta
|SOURCE Insulet Corporation|
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