IsoRay, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ISR) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript
May 12, 2020 • 04:30 pm ET
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to your IsoRay Inc Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed in a listen-only mode and the floor will be open for your questions and comments following the presentation.
At this time, it is my pleasure to turn the floor over to your host, Mr. Mark Levin of Investor Relations. Please go ahead sir.
Thank you, operator. Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today for the IsoRay fiscal third quarter 2020 earnings call for the third quarter ended March 31, 2020.
Before we get started, I will take a few minutes to read the forward-looking statements. Certain statements in this conference call constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 as amended. When used in this conference call, words such as will, believe, expect, anticipate, encourage, and similar expressions, as they relate to the company or its management as well as the assumptions made by information currently available to the company's management, identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs about future events as of today May 12th, 2020. As with any projection or forecast, they are inherently susceptible to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and the company undertakes no obligation to and expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether resulting from such changes, new information, subsequent events, or otherwise. Additional information concerning forward-looking statements is contained under the headings of Safe Harbor statement and risk factors listed from time-to-time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
We will begin today's call with Lori Woods, IsoRay's Chief Executive Officer; and then Jonathan Hunt, IsoRay's Chief Financial Officer, who will discuss the fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results. Following their prepared remarks, we will take questions from our analysts and institutional investors.
I will now turn the call over to Lori.
Thank you, Mark. Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today for IsoRay's fiscal third quarter 2020 earnings conference call for the quarter ended March 31st, 2020. Following my comments, our Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan Hunt will provide a more detailed review of the fiscal third quarter financial results.
I am very pleased to share with you the considerable progress, we continue to experience at IsoRay and the accelerated growth we realized in the quarter ended March 31st.
Record revenue for the third quarter increased 50% versus the year ago quarter. This quarter comprised the top three single highest revenue months in the company's history. We continued to see substantial operational improvements in this quarter as gross margin expanded to a record 59.2%. Combine that with moderate operating expense growth, and we significantly decreased our operating loss, which was half of what it was in the fiscal third quarter of 2019.
A central factor in driving strong momentum that is manifested in our financial