SAN DIEGO, CA, July 28, 2022 - Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK, www.miteksystems.com), “Mitek” or the “Company”), a global leader in digital identity and digital fraud prevention, today reported financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2022 ended June 30, 2022. Total revenue increased 24% year over year as commerce continues its rapid shift to digital channels.
Mitek capped the quarter with the March acquisition of HooYu, the United Kingdom’s leading Know Your Customer (KYC) technology pioneer. The acquisition allows Mitek to offer customers a powerful end-to-end, easy-to-use platform capable of managing the entire customer identity journey, including account opening, workflow, case management, analytics and re-verification/authentication.
Fiscal third quarter 2022 financial highlights
- Total revenue increased 24% year over year to $39.3 million in a record third quarter.
- GAAP net loss was $0.9 million, or $0.02 per diluted share.
- Non-GAAP net income was $10.2 million, or $0.23 per diluted share
- Total cash and investments were $90.6 million at the end of the quarter.
“As consumers transact more business online than ever, identity verification has become essential to safe digital access,” said CEO Max Carnecchia. “In 2021, the combined impact of traditional identity fraud and identity fraud scams cost companies $52 billion and affected 42 million U.S. consumers. ” “During the quarter, we launched MiVIP, the Mitek Verified Identity Platform, making digital access faster and more secure than ever while giving companies comprehensive, secure control over their entire customer identity journey, saving them time and money,” Carnecchia continued. “Mitek’s new platform is the culmination of our best technologies, our most recent acquisition, and our ongoing commitment to putting our customers in control of their consumers’ experiences.”
“Our customers feel the weight of staggering fraud losses, significant operational costs, and the brand damage associated with identity fraud, all while trying to maintain a seamless customer experience,” said CFO Frank Teruel. “MiVIP provides our customers the tools to quickly deploy and balance these constant tensions.”
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Conference call information
Mitek management will host a conference call and live webcast for analysts and investors today at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Company’s financial results. To access the live call, dial 877-270-2148 (US and Canada) or +1 412-902-6510 (International) and ask to join the Mitek call.
A live and archived webcast of the conference call will be accessible on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at www.miteksystems.com. In addition, a phone replay will be available approximately two hours following the end of the call, and it will remain available for one week. The phone call replay can be access by dialing 877-344-7529 (US or Canada) or 1-412-317-0088 (International) and entering the passcode: 9315135.
Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital identity and fraud prevention solutions built on the latest advancements in computer vision and artificial intelligence. Mitek’s digital identity solutions enable organizations to verify an individual’s identity during digital transactions to reduce risk and meet regulatory requirements, while increasing revenue from digital channels. More than 7,500 organizations use Mitek to enable trust and convenience for mobile check deposit, new account opening, and more. Mitek is based in San Diego, Calif., with offices across the U.S. and Europe. Learn more at www.miteksystems.com. [(MITK-F)]
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Notice regarding forward-looking statements
Statements contained in this news release relating to the Company or its management’s intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations or predictions of the future, including, but not limited to, statements relating to the Company’s long-term prospects and market opportunities are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks related to the Company’s ability to withstand negative conditions in the global economy, a lack of demand for or market acceptance of the Company’s products, the impact of the Company’s acquisition of HooYu Ltd. including any operational or cultural difficulties associated with the integration of the businesses of Mitek and HooYu Ltd., the Company’s ability to continue to develop, produce and introduce innovative new products in a timely manner, the Company’s ability to capitalize on a growing market, quarterly variations in revenue, the profitability of certain sectors of the Company, the performance of the Company’s growth initiatives, the outcome of any pending or threatened litigation, and the timing of the implementation and launch of the Company’s products by the Company’s signed customers.
Additional risks and uncertainties faced by the Company are contained from time to time in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including, but not limited to, the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021, as filed with the SEC on December 13, 2021 and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K, which you may obtain for free on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Collectively, these risks and uncertainties could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those projected in its forward-looking statements and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update, amend or clarify these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.
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Note regarding use of non-gaap financial measures
This news release contains non-U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) financial measures for non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP net income per share that exclude acquisition-related costs and expenses, intellectual property litigation costs, executive transition costs, stock compensation expenses, restructuring costs, amortization of debt discount and issuance costs, income tax effect of pre-tax adjustments, and the cash tax difference. These financial measures are not calculated in accordance with GAAP and are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. In evaluating the Company’s performance, management uses certain non-GAAP financial measures to supplement financial statements prepared under GAAP. Management believes these non-GAAP financial measures provide a useful measure of the Company’s operating results, a meaningful comparison with historical results and with the results of other companies, and insight into the Company’s ongoing operating performance. Further, management and the Board of Directors of the Company utilize these non-GAAP financial measures to gain a better understanding of the Company’s comparative operating performance from period-to-period and as a basis for planning and forecasting future periods. Management believes these non-GAAP financial measures, when read in conjunction with the Company’s GAAP financial statements, are useful to investors because they provide a basis for meaningful period-to-period comparisons of the Company’s ongoing operating results, including results of operations against investor and analyst financial models, which helps identify trends in the Company’s underlying business and provides a better understanding of how management plans and measures the Company’s underlying business.