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ADMA earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2021.

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ADMA Biologics Inc (ADMA -2.96%)
Q1 2021 Earnings Call
May 12, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ET


  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:


Good afternoon, and welcome to ADMA Biologics First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Corporate Update Call on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. [Operator Instructions] Please be advised that this call is being recorded at the Company's request and will be available on the Company's website approximately two hours following the end of the call.

At this time, I would like to introduce Skyler Bloom, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy at ADMA Biologics. Please go ahead.

Skyler Bloom -- Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy

Welcome everyone, and thank you for joining us this afternoon to discuss ADMA Biologics' financial results for the first quarter 2021 and recent corporate updates. I'm joined today by Adam Grossman, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Brian Lenz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

During today's call, Adam will provide some introductory comments and provide a corporate update and then Brian will provide an overview of the Company's first quarter ended March 31, 2021 financial results. Adam will then provide some brief summary remarks before opening up the call for your questions. Earlier today, we issued a press release detailing the first quarter 2021 financial results and summarized certain first quarter achievements and recent corporate updates. The release is available on our website at

Before we begin our formal comments, I'll remind you that we will be making forward-looking assertions during today's call that represents the Company's intentions, expectations or beliefs concerning future events, which constitute forward-looking statements for the purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements are subject to factors, risks and uncertainties, such as those detailed in today's press release announcing this call and in our filings with the SEC, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such statements.

In addition, any forward-looking statements represent our views only as of this date of this call and should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any subsequent date. We specifically disclaim any obligations to update any such statements except as required by the federal securities laws. We refer you to the disclosure notice section in our earnings release we issued today and the Risk Factors section of our 2020 annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 for a discussion of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements.

With that, I would now like to turn the call over to Adam Grossman. Adam?

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thank you, Skyler. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us on today's call. We hope those joining us today continue to remain healthy and safe.

ADMA is off to an excellent start to 2021, and the Company's accomplishments during the first quarter and in the weeks thereafter established the foundation for what we expect will be a very strong year of continued growth and asset value creation. We believe the transformative milestones achieved since the beginning of 2021 across both our BioCenters plasma collection segment as well as the BioManufacturing segment meaningfully de-risked the pathway for the Company to continue to deliver revenue growth, as well as ongoing strategic and longer-term financial commitments to stockholders, including reaching profitability no later than the first quarter of 2024.

Financially, ADMA exceeded analyst consensus topline revenue forecast, generating record revenues of $16 million during the quarter. This represents a 57% growth rate compared to the first quarter of 2020. Additionally, for the first time since the launch of ADMA's IVIG product portfolio, topline revenue growth outpaced operating expense, which enabled the Company to successfully narrow both gross losses as well as net losses quarter over quarter, a trend the Company anticipates will continue in the coming quarters and accelerate throughout 2022.

ADMA additionally grew its total asset value to a quarter-end balance of $235.7 million, which is approximately a 13% increase quarter-over-quarter. The growth in asset value notably includes $94.1 million in inventories, which ADMA expects will support continued production ramp-up as well as quarter-over-quarter revenue growth throughout 2021 in addition to ensuring the continuity of product supply into an ongoing supply constrained immune globulin market. We strongly believe that ADMA's asset base and future growth prospects are substantially undervalued when compared to the valuations of precedent acquisitions in the plasma product space. I will discuss this in more detail following Brian's financial remarks.

In the face of pandemic-related challenges and in the context of high-profile regulatory setbacks seen elsewhere in pharmaceutical supply chains, ADMA has taken aggressive measures to strengthen its supply chain and to ensure the continuity of high quality product supply and patient care. With seven plasma collection facilities now at various stages of approval and development, including four facilities that are presently operating and collecting plasma, ADMA remains on track to have 10 or more plasma collection centers in operation by 2024.

Over the remainder of 2021, ADMA expects to receive FDA approval for one plasma collection facility, currently pending a biologic license application or BLA, and anticipates filing BLAs for two additional plasma collection centers before year-end. Supplementing its growing internal plasma collection network, ADMA disclosed an extension of its existing third-party plasma supply agreement from June 2022 through December 2022. ADMA is also in the late stages of negotiation with additional third-party plasma suppliers to further solidify the continuity of its source plasma supply. To achieve anticipated plasma supply self-sufficiency in the 2024 time period, still is on track.

ADMA's growing internal plasma collection network coupled with its contractually committed third-party plasma supply obligations position the Company well to easily access sufficient quantities of raw materials source plasma to meet those ongoing as well as future production requirements. With the recent FDA approval of its 4,400-liter IVIG plasma production scale, ADMA strengthened its supply chain and enhanced its manufacturing capabilities and the financial and strategic impact of this FDA approval cannot be overstated.

The approval enables ADMA to significantly expand its production capabilities of 1,200-liter and 2,200-liter production scales, while at the same time keeping a substantial portion of its fixed cost structure unchanged. As the expanded capacity throughput works through the seven to 12 months IVIG manufacturing cycle, we anticipate meaningful gross margin improvements beginning potentially in the second half of 2021 and accelerating throughout 2022. We also anticipate enhanced supply chain visibility and improved working capital efficiencies as a result of this FDA approval.

Additionally, we expect the approval of the 100 mL vial configuration for BIVIGAM to meaningfully benefit the product's go-to-market offering, as it facilitates greater ease of use for the healthcare professional at the site of care. Taken collectively, ADMA remains committed to revenue growth throughout 2021 and beyond, and we believe the Company now has the capabilities to generate peak revenues in excess of $300 million, which represents a 20% increase to our previously stated topline expectations.

As a matter of update on the VanRx fill finish machine, the FDA has proceeded with the review of our prior approval supplement. However, in light of COVID-19's travel and other restrictions, the agency has been unable to expedite our required facility inspection. ADMA is actively working with the FDA to find a way to expedite the plant inspection, and the Company sees a potential pathway for receiving approval during the fourth quarter of 2021. The pieces are in place for ADMA to sustain the momentum realized during the first quarter and move even closer to profitability.

To our employees, we thank you for your tireless efforts and unwavering commitment. It is because of these unified efforts that we are proudly able to serve our customers and to ensure the continuity of IVIG product supply for the underserved immune-deficient patient populations that our life-sustaining plasma-derived therapeutics treat.

We are additionally sincerely grateful to our stockholders for their continued support of our efforts to provide these life-saving products to patients in need, and we are confident that our continued operating execution will unlock meaningful value in the periods ahead. Each and every stated goal the Company has set since taking over this manufacturing plant from our then CMO in June of 2017 has been met on a timely basis. We have remediated a warning letter, received multiple FDA product approvals, allowing us to now commercialize three immune globulin products, generating year-over-year and increasing revenues. And we have significantly expanded the capacity of this plant, which we believe will unlock value that has not yet been realized at this facility.

Driven by an experienced management team, our Boca Raton facility is successfully operating as a compliant drug manufacturer. We take what we do extremely seriously, and we plan to continue to execute on our goals. Patients are counting on us, and we know it could be us or you that needs one of our products. We cut no corners. We engage our teams and we watch our operation top-down to ensure continued adherence to GMP regulations.

I reaffirm my commitment to our stockholders that we remain in continued operating compliance, and I truly thank my fellow ADMA team members for their focus, commitment and dedication as well.

With that said, I'd now like to turn the call over to Brian for a review of the first quarter 2021 financials.

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Thank you, Adam. Since we issued a press release earlier today outlining our first quarter 2021 financial results, I'll just review some of the highlights.

For the three months ended March 31, 2021, total revenues were $16 million, compared to $10.2 million for the first quarter of 2020. This represents an increase of $5.8 million, or approximately 57%. The revenue growth for the first quarter of 2021 compared to the first quarter of 2020 was favorably impacted by the continued commercial ramp-up of our IVIG product portfolio and expanding customer base in both our BioCenters plasma collection segment as well as in our BioManufacturing segment.

As Adam mentioned earlier, our total inventory as of March 31, 2021 was approximately $94.1 million, up 80% from $52.3 million in the first quarter of 2020. This inventory consists of raw materials, including source plasma and other materials expected to be used in the production as well as work-in-process and finished goods inventories comprised of our commercial IVIG products and intermediate fractions. In the periods ahead, we anticipate continuing to purchase raw materials, while also growing our internal plasma collection center network, building work-in-process inventories, as well as finished goods inventories, which we believe will translate to quarter-over-quarter revenue growth throughout 2021 and beyond.

Additionally, given COVID-19-related uncertainties across the pharmaceutical supply chain, we intend to retain a portion of our growing inventories as safety stock, which we believe will strengthen our position as a reliable supplier to our customers, distribution partners and prescribers over the coming quarters.

Our consolidated net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 was $18.4 million, or a $0.16 loss per basic and diluted share, compared to a consolidated net loss of $19.2 million or a $0.26 loss per basic and diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. The decrease in year-over-year net loss was primarily attributable to increased revenues as a result of customer expansion and narrowing gross losses. The improved net loss was partially offset by increased plasma collection center operating expenses to support our BioCenters plasma collection network expansion strategy, as well as an increase in SG&A expenses attributable to commercialization efforts for our IVIG product portfolio.

With that, I will now turn the call back over to Adam for closing remarks.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thank you, Brian. As evidenced by our recent accomplishments, including exceeding analyst consensus topline revenue forecast for three consecutive quarters as well as continued operating successes in the face of COVID-19 challenges, ADMA continues to deliver on its commitments to stockholders and we look forward to building on the momentum we demonstrated during the first quarter of 2021.

We believe that ADMA enters the remainder of the year from a position of strength. The multi-year remediation and production enhancement objectives at our biologics manufacturing plant are nearing a successful conclusion. ADMA supply chain investments are on the precipice of yielding significant returns in the way of margin improvements and anticipated quarter-over-quarter revenue growth is poised to continue throughout 2021 and beyond.

Prior to opening up the call for Q&A, we would like to provide some brief commentary around the current stock price, as well as to quantify the asset value demonstrated by precedent acquisitions within the highly acquisitive plasma-derived therapeutic space. As sizable common stockholders, we as a management team are acutely aware of the increasing disconnect between ADMA's market value and the intrinsic value that our asset base fairly commands. Although the total asset value recorded on our balance sheet is $235.7 million in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, valuations from precedent acquisitions of comparable plasma collection networks and fractionation facilities support in our opinion, an asset value of $450 million to $650 million or more for ADMA's current asset base.

We encourage the investment community to review the publicly available information and these valuations regarding plasma-derived therapies, production facilities on a global scale, as well as the multiple transactions reported for plasma collection centers in the U.S. and abroad. What we do? The market we are entrenched in, the growing demand for plasma and plasma-derived therapies is a highly durable, sustainable and needed area of the biotech industry.

Our capabilities, patents, regulatory and commercial successes should not be overlooked. What we do has significant barriers to entry, and ADMA is finding success in this market dominated by a select few players. ADMA has a strong foothold in the U.S. with an integrated end-to-end supply chain and production capabilities, something only substantially larger-valued companies can stake a claim to.

With consideration to the significant asset valuation arbitrage as well as the additional value yet to be realized for our anticipated future cash flows, we are actively evaluating all strategic and financial alternatives to maximize stockholder value and minimize equity dilution. We intend to update the market with developments as appropriate.

On behalf of the entire ADMA Biologics team, I thank you our stockholders for your continued support as your investment in ADMA helps to advance our mission to save the lives of many and make good safe products that help our friends, family and neighbors. Please donate plasma. Please help save lives.

And with that, I'd now like to open up the call for your questions. Operator?

Questions and Answers:


Thank you. [Operator Instructions] Our first question comes from the line of Anthony Petrone with Jefferies. Your line is now open.

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

Thanks. Good afternoon, everyone. Congratulations on another strong quarter. Maybe to begin, Adam, we can start a little bit on the inventory comments. $94 million in the desire to have a level of safety stock going forward. Maybe can you give us an idea of what that magic level is in safety stock and where do you expect that to be on a consistent basis going forward?

And then secondly on inventory cycles, can you also give us a sense of what the inventory cycle will look like in terms of the timing, once the expanded liter pool process is fully up and running? And then thinking ahead to VanRx coming in, where is it today, and where will it trend to over time? And then I have a couple of follow-ups.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Sure. So let me touch on part of the inventory question. So from our perspective, it's all about the continuity of care for these patients. Our immune globulin products, ASCENIV and BIVIGAM, are labeled for use in patients with primary humoral immunodeficiency. These are patients who need these products every three to four weeks for the rest of their life. From our perspective, somewhere in a -- three to four months of finished goods probably is a strong safety stock, but as you know, our production cycle times with the 4,400-liter approval or without any of our immuno globulin products are typically still going to be within seven- to 12-month production cycle, Anthony. So, nothing really changes there.

I think I've said publicly and I know that you and I have spoken about this. We're currently in the, call it 10 to[Phonetic] 11-month range today. You asked about VanRx. With VanRx, we're not totally comfortable on giving firm commitments, but we do believe it should shorten that time, but it's not going to make it any faster than that seven- to 12-month cycle. Quite frankly, the approval of the 4,400-liter process meaningfully de-risks the Company and our path to profitability.

The fact that roughly about 80% or more of our production at the present time is coming from BIVIGAM. This is really going to substantially improve throughput into the facility, better utilizing that capacity, absorbing that manufacturing overhead, and ultimately improving margins because we are keeping the fixed cost structure for certain consumables, single-use disposables, filters, labor, electricity, water, all of these things. A lot of it stays the same. So, we anticipate significant margin improvements from this approval and more product coming out of the plant over the next seven to 12 months as we are implementing this 4,400 process.

Maybe to touch more on the inventory, Brian, maybe you can add some more color regarding the current inventory.

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sure. Thank you, Adam. So a couple of very encouraging things happened during this first quarter. Number 1, our production efforts continued to increase. And that resulted in us allocating more direct labor, more overhead directly to work-in-process and finished goods which attributable -- which is attributed to building more safety stock.

The other thing that happened that was very encouraging during the quarter, our unabsorbed manufacturing overhead continued to decrease. And again, that's as a result of continuing to increase production as we moved through the first quarter and we expect those trends to continue throughout the rest of the year, especially as we received approval for our 4,400-liter capacity expansion.

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

A couple of follow-ups would be to stick to margins and sort of the progression from here. Couple of follow-ups. One would be, as we think of absorbed manufacturing overhead continuing to decline, maybe just a little bit more visibility on sort of where that number is today, and where it can go over the next, say, 12 months? And then, maybe a quick update on the BIVIGAM conformance lots. Is the timing of that still in 2021? And if so, when do you expect those to be realized?

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sure. [Speech Overlap] I'll touch on the unabsorbed manufacturing overhead. Over the past three quarters, we've seen several millions of dollars being essentially transferred out of unabsorbed manufacturing overhead moving direct labor hours and overhead into with work-in-process, as well as into finished goods. We expect that trend to continue. As I mentioned throughout the rest of this year, as we continue to expand our capacity going from 2,200 liters to 4,400 liters as well as into 2022 and 2023 and our margins -- gross losses will continue to narrow. We will be turning to gross profit and then essentially this is going to put us on a path to profitability.

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

And last from me. I'll hop back in queue. Appreciate the color here. Would just be on plasma collection centers. You mentioned that three are currently under development should have BLAs in place at least a handful before the end of the year, and then there is a pipeline moving toward 10. So maybe jumping ahead to the end of '22, how many plasma centers in total should be up and running, say over the next 18 months by the end of '22? Thanks again, and I'll hop back in queue.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Sure. I would say Anthony -- Brian, you can certainly take it, but Anthony, we are talking -- we should have 10 centers open and operating by the end of '22, absolutely. Brian, you want to add some?

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Absolutely. So, we have two FDA approved centers currently. We have one on file with the BLA for hopefully another approval this year. We're going to file two additional BLAs by the end of this year. As Adam mentioned, we expect to have 10 or more centers open, operating, FDA approved by the end of 2024. We just restated or updated that guidance favorably to increase those number of centers to meet our demand as well as to become self-sufficient for our raw material normal source plasma supply.

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

Thank you.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

I'll also say Anthony, the real estate market is still pretty -- pretty good for retail space. Even though the market is opening up, we're still very optimistic. We've got a number of locations and sites identified. And I can tell you, we are accelerating this process. We feel really good now that we've got the 4,400 approval. I mean, the market will take more product. We're going to put more product into the plant, and we're going to sprint and run through walls to get to the promise and stated goal of $250 million of topline by year-end '24. And then, again, we've revised the total topline to be able to generate in excess of $300 million with this recent FDA approval of the 4,400-liter.

We might need to build some more plasma centers. We do say 10 or more. But we should have -- we've got four centers currently opening collecting right now as Brian said. Three more in development. We're hoping to have open by the end of the year, more BLAs on file, and next year more of the same. We continue to knock down our milestones. We continue to hit our timelines within reasonable time frames to see the FDA works with us. We're not just giving you a lip service here. We appreciate the FDA's attention to the life-saving need of these drugs. We're getting approvals. We're delivering things during COVID and it's still present. I may be based in Florida, but COVID is still around.

We're managing the supply chain. Our contractors are managing inventories of the raw materials and the supplies we need to build these plasma centers and we continue to remain on track. We are not revising any of our timelines here. We are moving forward with full speed. We are a company firing on all cylinders, and we plan to continue to execute throughout the rest of this year, just like we've done in the beginning part of '21.

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

Thanks again.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thank you. Hope you doing well.


Our last question comes from the line of Elliot Wilbur with Raymond James. Your line is now open.

Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

Hi guys. This is actually Michael Parolari on for Elliot. Thanks for taking my questions.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer


Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

So first, if you could talk a little bit about just kind of the incremental importance of offering the 100 mL offering of BIVIGAM and how the Company plans to really capitalize on that new market opportunity?

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Sure. So how do I say this? A number of our competitors offer various biosciences. When we came to market with BIVIGAM, we offered a 5-gram, 50 mL vial. If you read the package and if you're dosing, it's typically 300 milligrams to 800 milligrams per kg of body weight, but typical dose for an adult primary immune deficiency patient, let's just say somewhere between 25 grams to 35 grams. By the way, IVIG typically is infused is a pharmacy will pool the product together into some sort of an administration bag. And the more vials they have to manipulate, the more work there is for the pharmacists.

What our competitors do is, they are able to offer these different vial sizes in the 5-gram to[Phonetic] 10-gram size, 50 mL, 100 mL size. And it allows for an easier administration of the product. So, the importance of this 100 mL is that, look, we've been very successful with the introduction of BIVIGAM with the singular vial presentation. And that shouldn't be lost on folks. People like BIVIGAM. BIVIGAM is a high quality product and efficacious. And they've been using it and now it puts us on the same playing field with a number of our competitors who offer multiple vial sizes.

So, we've got the ability to go to these higher volume clinics, higher volume infusion centers that, OK, maybe they were using some BIVIGAM, but now it allows them to use more and faster. It puts us on the same playing field as number of our competitors. We're really proud to be able to offer those vial sizes. It's customers who may be listening today. We've got some in inventory. But again, through the seven to 12-month production cycle, I think as we get to the back half of this year and into 2022, I think we'll start to see more 100 mL vials available in the market, but we think it really just continues to keep ADMA at the forefront of being a competitive player at the site of care and offering ease of administration to -- for the caregiver.

Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

All right. Yeah, thanks for that. That's helpful. And then maybe one for Brian. If you have it on hand the finished goods number and inventory cadence for the rest of the year. And then also on that note, you guys have mentioned multiple times about gross margin expansion. I know that historically we typically look at inventory with a 40% margin and kind of back into a revenue number using that. How should we adjust that 40%? Or should we still go about thinking about it like that?

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sure. So regarding the first part of your question, finished goods, our finished goods number was $21.2 million of the $94.2 million. That number is -- has continued to grow quarter-over-quarter for the last several quarters. And this is where our safety stock is going to reside as well as some of our raw materials. All components, raw material, WIP and finished goods has continued to grow. And we think it's very important to show the -- our customers, suppliers, distributors that we're going to continue to build this inventory balance.

In the past, we've said gross margins by 2024 of 40% to 50%. As we see the 4,400 batches start rolling out, realizing we just received FDA approval just a few weeks ago, a seven to 12-month manufacturing lead time, we hope to start seeing some of those gross margin improvements as we roll out the rest of this year and certainly into 2022. And those margins or gross losses are going to narrow, gross profit will be realized in the very near future. And as I said, these things are going to continue to roll out in a very positive trend, as we continued to see from the fourth quarter to the first quarter, gross losses are narrowing, net loss is being -- is lower, and we're very encouraged for what we're seeing going forward.

Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

Got it. Thanks for that. And then last one from me. I believe you guys have said in the past that 10 to 12 or 10 to 14 plasma centers put you on the playing field for being fully self-sufficient. So just wondering if you could speak to what you're looking for in the new third-party supply contracts that you mentioned that you are in the process of negotiating for post 2022? Thank you.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Sure. We reiterate that 10 or more centers certainly is going to get us to self-sufficiency. But I think as I've said previously, things may change, but why do they also stay the same. And the one thing I can say is, I think it's good practice to have multiple suppliers, especially for your raw material. You never know when you're going to have an issue at a center. You never know when you're going to have a weather event. You never know when you're going to have some sort of outbreak. You just never know what's going to happen. So certainly, the goal is to rely heavily on internal supply. And that's the goal.

You may have heard in my comments, we're exploring all potential alternatives to minimize dilution for shareholders here. So be it strategic, be it speaking with debt lenders, thinking about equity wherever it may be. I think investors, acquirers, they want to know that you've got the capabilities to be self-sufficient. We will have the capabilities to be 100% self-sufficient. But the right thing to do is to bolster your supply with some plasma from third parties. This ensures consistency. It ensures a diverse donor base, may come from centers from different geographic regions. And it allows you to also offset by having some contracts to supply plasma to other third parties to generate revenues where we could potentially pay less from one of our suppliers and charge more to a potential customer, so we just think it's good prudent business practices to do this.

Again, our goal to be totally self-sufficient to be able to support that now up to 600,000 liters of plasma fractionation capacity. With that capacity, typical plasma center pre-COVID was collecting about 50,000 liters annually. In light of COVID, plasma centers are collecting 35,000 liters to 40,000 liters,[Phonetic] 45,000 liters of capacity, so that can give you an idea roughly how many centers we might need in order to be self-sufficient. But I can tell you that we plan to be in this business as ADMA Biologics whether we're running the company or someone acquires this company, but we're going to set ourselves up for success. I was talking to someone earlier today. The reason why I'm in the chair [Indecipherable] we relied heavily on third parties. We don't want to rely heavily on third parties. But certainly, third parties can support your business and be a very important part of protecting your business to ensure continuity, as we continue.

The value in the plasma center collection network cannot be understated. Plasma centers typically are valued in precedent transactions in the market. And in our opinion, there is still value pretty, pretty strongly in that $10 million to $15 million range. They cost us $2 million to $3 million to build. We're going to continue to do this. We're going to continue to build our asset value and I can't overstated enough, you've got a management team and a workforce at ADMA Biologics highly dedicated and we're going to continue to hit these milestones and we're doing it. We're doing it in the face of COVID, and we're just really, really pleased with the progress. And we thank everyone for all their continued support. All the shareholders, thank you.

Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

Got it. Thanks for taking my questions again guys, and congrats on the quarter.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thanks so much and regards.

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Thank you.


Ladies and gentlemen, this will conclude our question-and-answer portion of the call. I'd like to turn it back over to Adam for additional closing remarks.

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thank you very much everybody. I just want to thank you for taking the time to listen in. I know it was an interesting market day and we just want to thank you. ADMA Biologics, despite all the headwinds, we continue to deliver for you, our shareholders. We continue to drive this. I cannot reiterate enough, our asset value as we reported today $235 million is greater than where our market cap is today. We truly believe that this is an undervalued asset, and we're going to continue to create value for you and unlock this throughout the rest of the year.

Donate plasma, get vaccinated, help save some lives, visit to see where our plasma collection centers are. And if there's one near you, we'd love to see you as a donor. Stay healthy and safe and we appreciate you all very much. Have a good afternoon.


[Operator Closing Remarks]

Duration: 38 minutes

Call participants:

Skyler Bloom -- Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy

Adam S. Grossman -- Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Brian Lenz -- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Petrone -- Jefferies -- Analyst

Michael Parolari -- Raymond James -- Analyst

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