Mitek Reports Fiscal 2024 Second Quarter Financial Results and Reiterates 2024 Fiscal Full Year Guidance

San Diego, California, May 13, 2024 — Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MITK,, “Mitek” or the “Company”), a global leader in digital identity and fraud prevention, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2024, and reiterated its previously provided guidance for its 2024 fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Fiscal 2024 Second Quarter Financial Results

  • Total revenue was $47.0 million, compared to $46.1 million a year ago.
  • GAAP operating income was $0.7 million, an operating margin of 1%, compared to GAAP operating income of $8.7 million, an operating margin of 19% a year ago.
  • GAAP net income was $0.3 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $5.2 million, or $0.11 per diluted share a year ago.
  • Non-GAAP net income was $11.5 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $13.7 million, or $0.30 per diluted share last year.
  • Non-GAAP operating income was $12.8 million and non-GAAP operating margin was 27%, compared to non-GAAP operating income of $17.6 million and a non-GAAP operating margin of 38% last year.
  • Cash flow from operations was $7.1 million, compared to $6.3 million last year.
  • Total cash and investments was $130.3 million at March 31, 2024, an increase of $6.4 million from $123.9 million at December 31, 2023.

Mitek Chairman of the Board Scott Carter’s Comments

"Today, we are reiterating our fiscal 2024 guidance. Our recent product innovations, including Check Fraud Defender, MiVIP, MiPass, and ID R&D biometrics, are gaining market acceptance, positioning us well for continued growth. We're harnessing advanced AI and machine learning to enhance trust and convenience in digital interactions. All of this gives us confidence in our ability to profitably grow revenue. As such, we announced today in a separate press release that our Board of Directors has authorized a two year share repurchase program for up to $50 million of our common stock. Using our strong balance sheet to reduce the number of outstanding common shares, we believe we can increase shareholder value while maintaining sufficient cash resources to fund our operations, invest in our new growth products and service our existing debt obligations."

Fiscal 2024 Full Year Guidance

Mitek is reiterating its previously provided guidance for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, as follows:

  • Mitek expects full-year revenue to be between $180.0 million and $185.0 million, a 6% growth rate at the midpoint of the range. In fiscal 2023, Mitek signed a large multi-year mobile deposit reorder with one customer that locked in favorable pricing over a four-year period. Due to the unique terms of this contract, Mitek recognized additional license revenue relating to future years of approximately $7.0 million in fiscal 2023. If the Company backs out the future year revenue of $7 million from its fiscal 2023 revenue and attributes the $2.7 million that would have been attributable to fiscal 2024 to the midpoint of the fiscal 2024 revenue guidance, it would represent growth of approximately 12.0% at the midpoint.
  • Mitek expects its non-GAAP operating margin for fiscal 2024 to be between 30.0% and 31.0%.

CEO Transition

Today in a separate press release the Company announced that it will terminate the employment of the Company’s CEO, Max Carnecchia, on May 31, 2024 and that Board has appointed Scott Carter as Interim CEO, beginning June 1, 2024. The Board is conducting a comprehensive search for a permanent CEO with the support of a leading global executive search firm. At the request of the Board, Max will remain on the Board of Directors and will be available to assist with the CEO transition process.

Conference Call Information

Mitek management will host a conference call and live webcast for analysts and investors today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Company’s financial results for its fiscal 2024 second quarter ended March 31, 2024. To access the live call, dial 844-481-3005 (US and Canada) or +1 412-317-1889 (International) and ask to join the Mitek call. A live and archived conference call webcast will also be accessible on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at A phone replay will be available approximately two hours after the end of the call and will remain available for one week. The phone call replay can be accessed by dialing 877-344-7529 (US or Canada) or 1-412-317-0088 (International) and entering the passcode 1835642.

About Mitek Systems, Inc.

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital access, founded to bridge the physical and digital worlds. Mitek’s advanced identity verification technologies and global platform make digital access faster and more secure than ever, providing companies new levels of control, deployment ease and operation, while protecting the entire customer journey. Trusted by 99% of U.S. banks for mobile check deposits and 7,900 of the world’s largest organizations, Mitek helps companies reduce risk and meet regulatory requirements. Learn more at

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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 fiscal 2024 guidance, its expectation regarding continued growth, including profitable revenue growth, its ability to harness advanced AI and machine learning to enhance trust and convenience in digital interactions, the share repurchase program, including that it will use its strong balance sheet to reduce the number of its outstanding common shares, and its belief that it can increase shareholder value while maintaining sufficient cash resources to fund its operations, invest in its new growth products and service its existing debt obligations, 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, 2023, as filed with the SEC on March 19, 2024 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 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.

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, litigation and other legal costs, executive transition costs, stock compensation expense, non-recurring audit fees, enterprise risk, portfolio positioning and other related costs, restructuring costs and amortization of debt discount and issuance costs. 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.

The Company has not provided a reconciliation of its forward outlook for non-GAAP operating margin with its forward-looking GAAP operating margin in reliance on the unreasonable efforts exception provided under Item 10(e)(1)(i)(B) of Regulation S-K. The Company is unable, without unreasonable efforts, to quantify share-based compensation expense, which is excluded from our non-GAAP operating margin, as it requires additional inputs such as the number of shares granted and market prices that are not ascertainable due to the volatility of the Company’s share price. Additionally, a significant portion of the Company’s operations are in foreign countries and the transactional currencies are primarily Euros and British pound sterling and the Company is not able to predict fluctuations in those currencies without unreasonable efforts.




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