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Marqeta reports $53 million Q3 net loss

Source: Marqeta

Marqeta, Inc. (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

Total processing volume (TPV) was $42 billion, with net revenue of $192 million. Gross profit was $80 million, an increase of 36% year over year, resulting in a gross margin of 42%. GAAP net loss was $53 million and Adjusted EBITDA loss was $14 million.

"This recent quarter serves as a great example of our continued success and the tremendous market opportunity in front of Marqeta. We signed innovative new customers in both the United States and Europe, we expanded our platform with the launch of new banking capabilities to complement our leadership in modern card issuing, and increased the global utility of our platform with our European data residency program," said Jason Gardner, Founder and CEO of Marqeta.

Recent Business Updates:
Marqeta highlighted several recent business updates that demonstrate its current business momentum:
• Marqeta announced the launch of Marqeta for Banking, a portfolio of seven banking products, continuing the expansion of its modern card issuing platform. Marqeta for Banking provides customers with a full set of account, ACH, instant funding and direct deposit products offered through Marqeta’s bank partners, enabling its customers to build complete banking products for their end users on the company's platform.
• Marqeta announced its new data residency offering in Europe, providing additional safeguards to store the most sensitive elements of its European customers' personal data on European data servers.
• Marqeta announced a new partnership with Raiffeisen Centrobank, to power its Raiffeisen Digital Bank, enabling customers in Poland and Romania to leverage a modern, comprehensive banking experience with streamlined digital accounts and debit cards.
• Marqeta continued to be the card platform of choice for innovators looking to launch new card programs at scale, including the new Blockchain.com Visa card where user’s utilize available cryptocurrency balance to fund purchases in fiat currency, the new Uber Pro card, alongside Branch, and part of an ecosystem of partners working with Stash on its Stash Core banking system and upgraded Stock-Back® Debit Mastercard®.

Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results:
Net revenue increased by $60 million, or 46% year-over-year, rising to $192 million from $132 million in the third quarter of 2021 resulting from a 54% increase in TPV year-over-year, partially offset by unfavorable changes in our card programs mix.

Gross profit increased by 36% year-over-year, rising to $80 million from $59 million in the third quarter of 2021 primarily due to our TPV growth. Gross margin was 42% in the third quarter of 2022.

Net loss increased by $7 million to $53 million in the quarter. Our increase in gross profit was offset by increases in compensation, benefits and technology expenses as we continued our investment in our people and platform.

Total Processing Volume increased by 54% year-over-year, rising to $42 billion from $28 billion in the third quarter of 2021.

Adjusted EBITDA in the third quarter of 2022 was ($14) million. Adjusted EBITDA margin was (7%) in the third quarter of 2022.

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