Globus Medical Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

AUDUBON, Pa., May 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE: GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.

  • Worldwide sales were $190.6 million, an increase of 4.2% as reported
  • First quarter net income was $25.9 million
  • Diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $0.25 and non-GAAP diluted EPS was $0.29
  • Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA was 26.5% of sales

“The COVID-19 pandemic presents one of the greatest healthcare challenges we have faced in recent history. We remain diligent in our commitment to protect the health of our people, support our surgeons and patients in need, and keep our company strong,” said Dave Demski, President and CEO. As we chart a course through this extraordinary and challenging time together, we have been heartened at every turn by the understanding, cooperation and support from so many people in the Globus Medical community. We are deeply thankful to our employees, their families, surgeons, suppliers and other parties for pulling together under such trying and fluid circumstances. Globus Medical continues to work closely with federal, state and local authorities to ensure alignment with their efforts.

“Our conservative financial philosophy has positioned us well to ride out this difficult time without having to reduce our commitment to any important long-term growth initiatives. We launched three new Spine products in the first quarter, and launched two additional innovative products in April. We are seeing great uptake from several products in our HEDRON line of 3D printed interbody spacers, the most comprehensive portfolio of 3D printed spacers in the industry. During the quarter, we also launched SABLE, our fourth generation expandable MIS TLIF interbody spacer that was met with strong demand and great feedback. We look forward to bringing additional innovation to market in coming quarters as well,” said Demski.

Worldwide sales for the first quarter were $190.6 million, an increase of 4.2% over the first quarter of 2019 on an as-reported basis and 4.4% on a constant currency basis. We estimate the negative sales impact of COVID-19 to be approximately $20 million in the quarter. First quarter sales in the U.S., including robotics, increased by 7.4% compared to the first quarter of 2019. International sales decreased by 9.3% over the first quarter of 2019 on an as-reported basis and 8.3% on a constant currency basis.

First quarter GAAP net income was $25.9 million, a decrease of 21.9% over the same period last year. Diluted EPS for the first quarter was $0.25, as compared to $0.33 for the first quarter 2019. Non-GAAP diluted EPS for the first quarter was $0.29, compared to $0.36 in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 18.9%.

The Company generated net cash provided by operating activities of $42.3 million and non-GAAP free cash flow of $20.0 million in the first quarter, and ended the quarter with cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $657.0 million. The Company remains debt free.

2020 Annual Guidance

On April 16, 2020, due to the rapidly evolving environment and continued uncertainties resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Globus Medical withdrew previously announced full year 2020 guidance. At this time, Globus Medical cannot predict the specific extent, or duration, of the impact of COVID-19 on its financial and operating results.

Conference Call Information

Globus Medical will hold a teleconference to discuss its 2020 first quarter results with the investment community at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time today. Globus invites all interested parties to join the call by dialing:

1-855-533-7141     United States Participants
1-720-545-0060     International Participants
There is no pass code for the teleconference.

For interested parties who do not wish to ask questions, the teleconference will be webcast live and may be accessed through a link on the Globus Medical website at

The call will be archived until Thursday, May 14, 2020. The audio archive can be accessed by calling 1-855-859-2056 in the U.S. or 1-404-537-3406 from outside the U.S. The passcode for the audio replay is 209-4398.


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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