Is it time to hedge Mitek Systems (USA Stocks:MITK) volatility

MITK Stock  USD 10.32  0.35  3.28%   
Given the investment horizon of 60 days Mitek Systems is expected to generate 1.2 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 2.21 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.03 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The Dow Jones Industrial is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of volatility. As many investors are getting excited about software space, it is fair to examine Mitek Systems. We will concentrate on why some traders are closely monitoring Mitek Systems' volatility. Mitek Systems' seemingly stabilizing volatility may still impact the value of the stock as we estimate Mitek Systems as currently undervalued. The real value, based on our calculations, is getting close to 13.84 per share.
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Mitek Systems currently holds roughly 71.05 M in cash with 37.34 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.6.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Mitek Systems or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Mitek Systems may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Mitek's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Mitek Systems and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Mitek Systems fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
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How important is Mitek Systems's Liquidity

Mitek Systems financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Mitek Systems ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Mitek Systems financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Mitek Systems's total debt and its cash.

How does Mitek utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Mitek Systems, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Mitek Systems is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Mitek Systems cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Mitek Systems Net Cash Flow from Operations is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Cash Flow from Operations is estimated at 36.26 Million

Mitek Systems Volatility Drivers

Mitek Systems unsystematic risk is unique to Mitek Systems and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Mitek Systems you can also buy Gravitas Education Holdings. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the information technology sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Mitek Systems important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Mitek Systems income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Mitek volatility.
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