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): January 7, 2019
Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|88 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA||02139|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 649-8600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 2.02|| |
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Although it has not finalized its full financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) announced on January 7, 2019, that it expects to report that it had approximately $805 million of cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2018.
The information contained in Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K is unaudited and preliminary, and does not present all information necessary for an understanding of the Companys financial condition as of December 31, 2018 and its results of operations for the three months and year ended December 31, 2018. The audit of the Companys consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018 is ongoing and could result in changes to the information set forth above.
The information in this Item 2.02 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 8.01|| |
On January 7, 2019, the Company issued a press release outlining its key 2019 initiatives for its cancer and rare genetic disease programs, which will be discussed at the Companys presentation at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 7, 2019. The full text of the press release issued in connection with this announcement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Forward Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibits attached hereto contain forward-looking statements of the Company that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibits attached hereto, are forward-looking statements. The words anticipate, believe, estimate, expect, intend, may, plan, predict, project, target, potential, will, would, could, should, continue, contemplate, or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about: the Companys estimates regarding its balance of cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities for the year ended December 31, 2018 and other expectations regarding its business, plans, prospects and strategies. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements that the Company makes due to a number of important factors, including those Risk Factors discussed in the Companys public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K speak only as of the date hereof, and the Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) The following exhibits are included in this report:
|99.1||Press release issued by Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on January 7, 2019.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: January 7, 2019||By:|
David P. Schenkein, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer