MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare, announced today its preliminary expectation for fourth quarter of 2017 revenue to exceed the $88 million high end of its fourth quarter revenue guidance range.
Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, commented, "October and November have been very strong revenue months for the Company, and we expect our revenue performance in December to be equally strong. With two-thirds of the fourth quarter completed, and as we enter December, our current revenue pace gives us confidence that we are in a position to announce that we expect to exceed $88 million in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017 and surpass our previously published guidance for the fourth quarter and full year 2017. If we execute as expected, this will be the fourth straight quarter of exceeding the upper end of our guidance."
Bill Taylor, President and COO, said, "Our sales leadership team has never been stronger, and we are extremely pleased with the momentum they continue to build. Each quarter, we are improving efficiencies in our sales organization and increasing effectiveness in pursuing and capturing market opportunities."
Petit added, "We look forward to reporting our 2017 fourth quarter and full year revenue in January and our 2017 financial results in late February. We are holding a meeting of our Board of Directors during the week of December 11th to finalize our 2018 budget, and we are also looking forward to announcing our 2018 guidance later in that week."
MiMedx® is the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts with patent-protected processes for multiple sectors of healthcare. "Innovations in Regenerative Medicine" is the framework behind our mission to give physicians products and tissues to help the body heal itself. We process the human placental tissue utilizing our proprietary PURION® Process among other processes, to produce safe and effective allografts. MiMedx proprietary processing methodology employs aseptic processing techniques in addition to terminal sterilization. MiMedx is the leading supplier of placental tissue, having supplied over 1 million allografts to date for application in the Wound Care, Burn, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare. For additional information, please visit www.mimedx.com.
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