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NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, develops and markets minimally disruptive surgical products and procedurally integrated solutions for the spine. Its products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. The company’s principal product offering includes a minimally disruptive surgical platform, known Maximum Access Surgery (MAS) that includes its proprietary software-driven nerve detection and avoidance systems, NVM5 and NVJJB, and intra-operative monitoring (IOM) support; MaXcess, an integrated split-blade retractor system; and various specialized implants. Its spine surgery product line offerings comprise products for the thoracolumbar and the cervical spine, which are primarily used to enable access to the spine and to perform restorative and fusion procedures in a minimally disruptive fashion. The company’s biologic product line offerings used to aid the spinal fusion process or bone healing consist of allograft (donated human tissue); Osteocel Plus, an allograft cellular matrix containing viable mesenchymal stem cells; FormaGraft, a collagen synthetic product; and AttraX, a synthetic bone graft material. It also provides IOM services for insight into the nervous system during spine and other surgeries. In addition, the company is developing proprietary total disc replacement devices, which include XL-TDR, a mechanical total disc replacement for lateral lumbar spine applications; and the PCM device for cervical spine applications. It sells its products through independent sales agencies, directly-employed sales shareowners, and distributors to surgeons and hospitals in the United States and internationally. NuVasive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

1,358 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1997

nuvasive inc (NUVA) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
President of Global Products & Services
Total Annual Compensation: $520.0K
Executive Vice President of U.S. Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Special Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $482.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nuvasive inc (NUVA) Key Developments

NuVasive, Inc. to Exhibit its Innovative Portfolio of Spinal Products at Eurospine 2014

NuVasive, Inc. announced that the company will exhibit its innovative portfolio of spinal products at Eurospine 2014, which is being held October 1-3, 2014 in Lyon, France. NuVasive will also provide attending surgeons with workshops addressing the best practices for minimally invasive spine procedures as part of the company's commitment to serve the needs of patients and surgeons in Europe. As part of the product exhibition, NuVasive will highlight its products and procedures including XLIF(R), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) procedure pioneered by NuVasive that is performed through the side of the body utilizing proprietary neuromonitoring and an integrated portfolio of instruments and specialized implants for treating a range of spinal pathologies. NuVasive's annual presence at Eurospine is an extension of the company's continued investment in its strategic expansion throughout the EMEA market. Concurrent with Eurospine 2014, Nuvasive also announced the opening of the company's European Center of Excellence (COE) in Amsterdam. The Center will serve as NuVasive's European commercial headquarters and function as the commercial hub for the European executive leadership and departments across marketing, surgeon education, sales, human resources, legal and other support functions. Meanwhile, the International Operations Center in Ireland, which was established in June, will remain the company's international operational headquarters.

NuVasive, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

NuVasive, Inc. announced that Michael J. Lambert will retire as the company's Chief Financial Officer effective on July 31, 2014 and remain with the company to serve as a special advisor to the Chief Executive Officer through March 15, 2015, and that, in connection with Mr. Lambert's retirement, Quentin Blackford has been promoted to serve as the company's Chief Financial Officer commencing on August 1, 2014. In connection with this transition and also effective August 1, 2014, the company's Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Blackford to serve as the company's Chief Accounting Officer, filling the vacancy created by Michael Lambert's retirement from that role as well.

NuVasive, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Reports Asset Impairment Charges for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

NuVasive, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $190.7 million, a 15.1% increase over the $165.7 million for the second quarter 2013. Loss before income taxes was $2.3 million compared to $6.8 million for the same period of 2013. Net loss was $4.3 million compared to $6.73 million for the same period of 2013. Net loss attributable to the company was $4.09 million or $0.09 per basic and diluted share compared to $6.5 million or $0.15 per basic and diluted share for the same period of 2013. Non-GAAP earnings were $13.6 million or $0.28 per share. For the second quarter, cash flow from operating activities totaled just over $25 million, well ahead of the roughly $8 million in the second quarter of 2013, driven by top line growth and operating margin performance in the quarter. Free cash flow of about $6 million was impacted by about $19 million in capital expenditures in the quarter, most of which was product related. For the six months, the company reported revenue of $368.2 million compared to $325.2 million for the same period of 2013. Loss before income taxes was $35.96 million compared to $6.97 million for the same period of 2013. Consolidated net loss was $22.8 million compared to $6.1 million for the same period of 2013. Net loss attributable to the company was $22.4 million or $0.48 per basic and diluted share compared to $5.6 million or $0.13 per basic and diluted share for the same period of 2013. Net cash provided by operating activities was $48.3 million compared to $32.4 million for the same period of 2013. Purchases of property and equipment were $32.6 million compared to $26.2 million for the same period of 2013. Non-GAAP earnings were $27.9 million or $0.57 per share. For the quarter, the company reported an intangible asset impairment charge of $10.7 million related to the developed technology for the PCM device acquired from Cervitech in 2009, and from investment to support international expansion. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year 2014. For the period, the company expects revenue of approximately $745 million or 9% growth over 2013 revenue of $685 million; increased from approximately $725 million previously. GAAP Loss per Share of approximately $0.38 compared to loss per share of approximately $0.27 previously. Non-GAAP EPS of approximately $1.11 increased from approximately $1.06 previously. Non-GAAP operating margin of approximately 16.5% increased from approximately 16% previously. GAAP effective tax expense of approximately $6.0 million compared to approximately $6.5 million previously. For the full year, the company continued to expect free cash flow will be roughly flat with 2013 results, even in spite of its becoming a significant cash taxpayer 2014. The company continued to anticipate full year 2014 interest and other expense to be approximately $27.5 million, including roughly $14.7 million in noncash interest expense.


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