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TEVA Teva- Pharmaceutical Industries

Participants
Kevin Mannix Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations
Kåre Schultz Chief Executive Officer
Eli Kalif Chief Financial Officer
Brendan O'Grady Head of North America Commercial
Balaji Prasad Barclays
Gary Nachman BMO Capital Markets
Jason Gerberry Bank of America
Umer Raffat Evercore
Greg Gilbert Truist
Ronny Gal Bernstein
Elliot Wilbur Raymond James
David Amsellem Piper Sandler
Nathan Rich Goldman Sachs
Daniel Busby RBC Capital Markets
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Operator

Good day, and thank you for standing by. And welcome to the Teva Pharmaceutical First Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the speaker presentation, there will be a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] Please be advised that, today's conference is being recorded. now today hand President, Kevin Investor would to conference Head I Relations. speaker your Mannix, Instructions] like the to over of [Operator Senior Vice ahead go Please sir.

Kevin Mannix

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Kåre Schultz

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the the you targets as sure, line, from and know, XXXX the loss going reason our the level we're is why end this I'm as XXXX out. of margin XX.X% in really key from also generic for down, XX% speak and One to is of down really Europe. at showing COPAXONE this of of US was probably the And where also around came down bottomed in the target our of XX%, in so set we've margin you it the targets, all on drove know operating And that margin. revenue long-term significant of the most our financial to The end year graph. that

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Eli Kalif

hope good with XXXX. to to great business a I comparing Revenue like from from as This as everyone. first impact of due AUSTEDO. by Thank well having to you the segment BENDEKA/TREANDA Revenues GAAP review the start and generic as in morning, was our when our America you, X% quarter was XXXX Kare, generics in first the distribution financial XXXX. year-over-year COVID-XX of COVID-XX in and as also well approximately Japan pandemic. performance. I decrease I our in on revenue revenue first XX, decrease COPAXONE mainly of segment to that North our would and note by higher billion, performance, included revenue totaling all respiratory XXXX. $XX sales OTC, from afternoon offset to significantly and This million segment. a QX of slide were were quarter my in are the remind the lower starting results full please you Furthermore, begin please from Europe the COPAXONE approximately XXXX lower $X XXXX generics, partially of North and America quarter a affected quarter the first benefited that our of revenues. that year from the high note the for related million $XXX XXXX product compared

In we to to per asset GAAP XXXX, the manufacturing due earnings earnings lower quarter partially during a and profit were XXXX. period net intangible movements in hedging in XXXX of versus QX a million XXXX share income and versus QX settlement income, recorded million of of the of net site operating of positively compared higher share a legal $X.XX XXXX charges, lower divested million $XX $XXX quarter the with year impairment rate first As and The revenue versus offset income in in on GAAP year-over-year net earnings effects along $XXX $XX same a million ago. of was first by per with income XXXX, million a QX in in of Europe contingencies. products February impacted GAAP GAAP XXXX. mainly Exchange calls, $XX $X.XX these our operating communicated Japan. loss improvement the as QX along by we X,

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which EPS were $XXX see can XXXX that $XXX income or of versus non-GAAP the GAAP for the quarter first You with adjustment first of XXXX million items in the intangible largest million in Non-GAAP the cost these $XXX exclude net the of were purchased totaling net in majority amortization being of of goods sold. million XXXX. assets to quarter included adjusted first the is quarter of

the million of Impairment $XXX and million This $XXX range of of an depreciation asset of million $XXX XXXX. quarter This guided is amount million includes settlement. -- below and impairments quarter the the a that in quarterly a in year. to for amortization note we to the million for at to was first identified million the the I quarter expenses also for expenses contingencies. first per of totaled of compared accelerated intangible assets slightly the $XX quarter we recorded that of $XX $XXX XXXX, expenses expenses of mainly of in a quarter first XXXX. provision the in at the loss potential to legal in patent settlement loss related an would start The

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profit versus of QX relatively of XX.X% gross goods to profit, in XX.X%. product our look margin operating compared sold. improve due Despite margin XX.X% gross to So, a gross with to XXXX profit let's QX $XXX ongoing We at X% The to as decrease year-over-year in well in flat and decline the as margin XX% operating non-GAAP in non-GAAP first in the year-over-year to mostly profit earnings lower non-GAAP non-GAAP the was favorable their and operating to due $X.XX, our versus versus margins. improved to XXXX total share quarter of quarter. our a partially non-GAAP increase ended the base per million efforts operating cost a of move the mix counter a down P&L $X.XX helped profit. expenses decline a our resulted A

While touch quarter in guided had my as I it the first that later in on I the came expected and in will presentation, as will guidance we note to February. we

of was sold were XX. spend quarterly on had Now, $XXX let's spend take change reduction reduced cost operating a Year-over-year our million. The a expenses for at on impact as brief this a goods driver base slide declined cost main decline greatest in our look The base than by sales our the flat. year, goods sold partially more in of base of by gross in improve we quarter billion well margin come our for network. on in as supported half our XXXX. expected modest Based the our second operating approximately spend transformation believe an will the uptick $XX the of expenses efforts ongoing to the in first at as through our

in $XX slide XXXX. on flow Teva's $XXX XX. cash the was million first versus cash free quarter to free QX flow turning Now, million in

As billion. in the guidance to free segments. as be are Europe lower at timing provided range increase out to the from cash of annual working timing well expected receivable free flow and accounts billion due first in we headwinds of which quarter. Please in as the in the our recall mainly year in flow Teva's to $X was inventories to the net is our cash of face flow profit XXXX $X.X you today. tends the February XXXX reaffirming free and items cash know due start to capital But especially large of usual headwind resulting in paid bonus payments quarter, first

up capital this pick during as part inventory we expect quarters next cash free of three We items. driving other the as improvement are working flow

flow remain our our of was as cash targets. lower the quarter, we relatively long-term While on our or greater for flow XX% of free objective conversion first part cash financial free

the end $XX.X slide XX, of at versus billion $XX.X Turning debt on to net to debt billion our declined outstanding XXXX.

TRUVADA slightly times COVID-related billion debt first in Our at from were QX QX XXXX. times of XXXX QX. to in the quarters average the Recall higher from the the fourth XXXX to QX sequential drop X.XX to launch sales in worth moving in net totaled $X.X strong particularly generic EBITDA X.X EBITDA and and of increased billion XXXX. noting end benefiting in It's versus that of $X.X

to quarter times primary as of first of quarter of lower in to TRUVADA annual The billion be EBITDA second generic reversal forward XXXX $X.X we which continues cash debt-to-EBITDA stocking resulting of COVID-related net push end our billion ratio a decline by XXXX. both use and main be the maturities the the in third our include fourth covered reduction saw cash the quarter expected and Debt our saw will moving sequential to of and of sales in the total. in focus in Upcoming XXXX efforts liquidity by under quarter continue $X.X bring flow. and the our X

So total $XX.X billion now revenues that turning earnings billion on to February, $X.X. and in slide we our including our all $XX.X financial to reaffirming for are components outlook XXXX presented $X.X of XX. guidance to Today, per was share of between annual

that of a throughout February. the both expected the in color Looking approximately XXXX four lowest quarters at to the in the be expect the sales quarter will progression the quarter, year, first provided are expect we half. first not of Overall, second XX% second pickup the that We year for the of the we sales and which earnings we in XX% the the and of following will changing sales earnings. our approximately gradual and is be still in generated half

earnings approximately results. For approximately the first XXXX per the half share second annual of first XXXX quarter and Teva's in will And our concludes review half come this XX% of of the XX% in year.

for We and you will will open Operator, questions please. up call if answer. now the

Operator

Balaji question Barclays. Instructions] the from Thank Please of line first comes the And your Prasad you. [Operator from question. ask

open. now is line Your

Balaji Prasad

morning the and This thanks Good Hi. is Balaji from for questions. Barclays.

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helped can recently? weather deflationary So were us Thank offsetting trends understand which you, any you. what of, the here help generic kind factors you

Kåre Schultz

Thank you very much for those two questions.

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Balaji Prasad

Kåre. Thanks

Operator

question Gary your line next BMO question. the Please from comes ask Thank the you. Capital from And Nachman Markets. of

Your line is now open.

Gary Nachman

that doing Thank much and to lower physicians, have get working you first big cash going year confidence. that be talk Biosimilars more could can talked Hi, you target navigate the And been guidance? how contributors the the to free what you're for TRUXIMA to in the flow able the about explain you behind you So dynamics follow-up, What payers which some you help good make you. throughout then How with more a the change scenes. gives to the quarter, about to successful? you've in doing the the capital and launch impacted just been that forward. the morning.

Kåre Schultz

then those Thanks first answer Eli for one. the answer second and will the Gary two one questions. will Brendan

So you over to Brendan.

Brendan O'Grady

thank I just think to channel think you too comment general retail that I want of our TRUXIMA, through there will go in biosimilars don't TRUXIMA of pharmacy really a more medical strategy about channel. biosimilars you. but to you about in much will general, when and or So there's a on commercial away will give say through biosimilars be that go

strategies think that. have are the business. So somewhat very And specialty position has strong of different obviously generic. as strong if to navigate a And, how you course, Teva a Teva, you about we in dominant

together So launches the have I way biosimilar organizations capabilities recently TRUXIMA. the successful both way in of we've it's of structured those those approached the the us think bringing with we're that made of that

there. So I leave think I'd it probably

launch years decline, that continue and with a think the well-positioned are out then out as will TRUXIMA, probably biosimilars. I TRUXIMA slow in We'll do we well over XXXX. flatten to which we to in new we'll grow XXXX replace

I that probably you think So answers question. Over to Eli. the

Kåre Schultz

Thanks Brendan.

have comment cash on Eli's Let's flow. the

Brendan O'Grady

Eli are on you mute?

Eli Kalif

Yeah.

actually terms payment actually to on demand that of revenue in inventories trend say by revenue. that how that sequential inside X% question. resulted increase also terms for annual with in mix and are the in due revenue, X% if this is a And we of I we I bit Thanks the will Sorry. the one. versus average would say due to behavior working capital revenue that mainly our one QX up this would our contributed the to and

those stabilize as consider one non-recurring event underway. it a working we're swings Although, it actually a lot already we to that of with actions

Kåre Schultz

Thanks you, for the questions. Thank Eli.

Eli Kalif

Thank you.

Operator

question. Bank Gerberry America. next of Jason the comes from ask And your you. Thank question from Please

Your line is now open.

Jason Gerberry

for guess, first margins. I was gross my just question guys. Hi, question. the taking on Thanks

curious about you TRUVADA It phasing. seasonality dynamics. pharma which an kind Just offset if quarterly you're has about of seasonally seems could how against AUSTEDO conceptually XQ the like talk soft the was thinking

back just So just And curious give with about oncology question alternatives dynamics my potentially off? operating what where coming prescribe proportion lower exclusivity from thinking selling gain a Can you as TRUVADA right effectively US second where to Thanks. given perspective. where margin then participate a of markup progression the us is, gross could average prescribers to the biosimilar TRUXIMA how providers capitated highest sense comes constructs or the the traction? market of the of you're in aren't cost now sort value-based drug price

Kåre Schultz

margin Jason I'll TRUXIMA Brendan those the we'll gross for back two then again. and on get address Thanks questions. to

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TRUXIMA. year. underlying steady XXX So on With improvements to that to basis over some quarterly fluctuations, XX nothing you dramatic Brendan points per

Brendan O'Grady

Sure.

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see we'll XXXX we and continue into go grow think share when flatten at probably XXXX, XXXX. time. we'll look that again, decline TRUXIMA, I as And as you over through to slowly then get we and

Jason Gerberry

you. Thank

Brendan O'Grady

that Thanks for question.

Operator

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Umer Raffat

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Kåre Schultz

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I So that's much really how can say.

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That's big in the have case lockdowns So second here we the not quarter. of the out still in come markets.

having France, still So are level some instance we Germany, Italy, of lockdowns. seeing for

However, very fast rates up in vaccination eventually come Europe. seeing now are also we

by in gave basically second is to first lockdowns I Europe? that for basically of and be the of year, will patterns we quarter, Thanks third quarter volumes And that and expecting prediction, of see which of sort volume doctor OTC fourth which quarter generics hospital and the So more so normal the normal OTC questions. Europe ease last and are the to affected visits we'll and reduced this such are generics and that more we sticking on visits a on

Umer Raffat

you. Thank

Operator

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Greg Gilbert

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Kåre Schultz

for questions, Greg. the Thanks

one first goes the Brendan So on to NARCAN.

Brendan O'Grady

Yes.

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Kåre Schultz

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Greg Gilbert

Thanks.

Operator

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Ronny Gal

and for question. my guys taking much very you, Thank thanks

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Kåre Schultz

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Ronny Gal

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Kåre Schultz

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Kevin Mannix

this is Ronny, Kevin.

product, threshold to Just -- really just it the we just dropped sales not are the still we include a did a have is level it. and supporting but

Ronny Gal

Okay got it.

Kåre Schultz

Okay.

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Operator

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Elliot Wilbur

morning. Good

First and question perhaps for Kåre Brendan.

recent and seems XQ has prescription of guidance the of to performance in AJOVY, the obviously of AUSTEDO a about full Just numbers. half particularly to kind light trends, acceleration there with get like in for those be year to significant year AUSTEDO, back thinking

or of seen just I something mainly about company's what we've Kåre, numbers guess about think not for volume, us terms the And in be just the happen in swing there substantially confidence your may of help to And fairly in thinking might in Is year-to-date? in maybe has favor proprietary I sort scrip there? thinking Just hidden is it of value those about that half? pricing then net second given pockets potential your that pipeline. what

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Kåre Schultz

those questions. for two thanks Elliot,

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Brendan O'Grady

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Kåre Schultz

these efficacy development. in better mentioned Phase the Thanks convenience are that clinical you biologics that is and II patients. better what Brendan. really is offer products respiratory, them to two With are products regard two in And behind they thinking for

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to it some II remember in the but the of year exact some not will this it hope these, see I in but of Thanks date, Elliot. publicized we and I data We on have for some think Phase XXXX. can't XXXX of questions, it.

Operator

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David Amsellem

Thank you.

high-level So starting a as question point.

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process help the thought Thank you. understand Just me there?

Kåre Schultz

pass and Thanks, David. on AUSTEDO I'll I'll Brendan. answer the then the to first question one

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Operator

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Nathan Rich

this could of Just price this FDA off this over the competitive in kind the you in of your dynamics wondering of if past gross us continue follow-up the And margins That's you there'll then back progress ask erosion the can good be margin. year? think I gets to the that and to in in course think year? Thank change US you any quarters. on fairly remind build as stable in morning. you expectations be you to to the do Kåre, assumed normalized gross US? expect for generic guidance of wanted inspection Eli, nice several kind made a more you that you guys over do on activity? this said level the And You've US.

here. think were the you out I dynamics first quarter also favorable mix called that in some

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Kåre Schultz

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Brendan O'Grady

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Kåre Schultz

you, Thank Brendan.

the I'll this key to about next is two two that we'll erosion answer first reiterate And of the our different. one. questions generics the asked. move Now And on is that and course one were markets just in

price stable. to So level price a of patent, things It's we level go off don't that question really then shift in price much and another Europe, see relatively when is erosion. they

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Eli Kalif

Yes.

we XXXX operating on our what we to X% is So gross This margin did our in additional contributed gross planning the year. when point on see in talk that as actually for the margin we margin. now one

like XX actually that the and it level XXXX, it at be So expect least to will by so versus in plus of XX.X% X% contribute to we call OP.

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Kåre Schultz

Eli. Thank you,

we think question. more one have for I time

Operator

Busby the is Capital Daniel Please Thank your last from you. ask from And RBC Markets. question question.

is open. now Your line

Daniel Busby

that. hear about me? Can you Sorry

Kåre Schultz

Yes.

Daniel Busby

Thanks me squeezing in. Connection for Yeah. issue.

on fasinumab. question First

outlook remind you be meeting or the the advisory for the us just safety a When potential are tanezumab. that Thank here? whether And on there. we earliest see long-term still we committee on next or trial on what is expect civil plans generic price the month's could data that side when your if for DOJ side? that fixing curious, second last could steps we're litigation, you. date And And waiting have product Just following data? changed should

Kåre Schultz

questions. two for you Thank those

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updates things in the So back the to and with now have pandemic as in the how reducing gear the system We'll getting no impact progress on real US see legal its wait timing. is in just the US.

thanks So Daniel. for questions two those

Kevin Mannix

for everybody us. joining you Thank

we'll connecting soon. with available rest Take questions we look be forward the of all throughout always, you As and to to take week care. day, the