Medidata Solutions Reports Record Second Quarter 2013 Results
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(NASDAQ: MDSO), the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, today announced its financial results for the second quarter 2013 and provided detailed financial guidance.
“Our great execution and the growing market opportunity for the Medidata Clinical Cloud are evident in our record second quarter financial results, growing product penetration and positive outlook for the remainder of the year,” said Tarek Sherif, Medidata’s chairman and chief executive officer. “The strength of our vertical SaaS model comes from the combination of our modern cloud technology and deep domain expertise. Coupled with the industry’s richest repository of clinical trial data, Medidata’s platform is transforming clinical research.”
“Our revised revenue and profitability guidance continues to validate our prudent investments in sustainable growth,” said Cory Douglas, chief financial officer. “Record operating cash flow this quarter also demonstrates the long-term cash generation potential of Medidata’s highly scalable and vertically focused cloud business.”
For the full year 2013, the company now expects:
For the third quarter of 2013, the company expects:
The company plans to host its investor conference call today at 8:00 a.m. Eastern. The investor conference call will be available via live webcast on the “Investor” section of Medidata’s web site at . To participate by telephone, domestic participants may dial 877-303-2528 and international participants may dial 847-829-0023. Those interested in participating in the conference call should dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the call to register. Participants can also join the call via a simultaneous live audio webcast, which will be made available on the “Investor” section of Medidata’s web site at . A replay of the conference call can be accessed until Thursday, August 8, 2013, by dialing 800-585-8367 domestically or 404-537-3406 internationally, with the passcode 17553261. An archive of the call will also be hosted on the “Investor” section of Medidata’s web site, , for a limited period of time.
is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, transforming clinical development through its advanced applications and intelligent data analytics. The Medidata Clinical Cloud™ brings new levels of productivity and quality to the clinical testing of promising medical treatments, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. We are committed to advancing the competitive and scientific goals of global customers, which include over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations.
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