Square Company Profile (NYSE:SQ)

About Square

Square logoSquare, Inc. enables payment processing, and also offers financial and marketing services. The Company provides sellers various tools to start, run, manage and grow their businesses. It serves sellers of all sizes, ranging from a single vendor at a farmers' market to multinational businesses. It serves as a payment service provider, acting as the touch point for the seller to the rest of the payment chain. Square Register is a point of sale (POS) software application for iPhone operating software (iOS) and Android, and is available to sellers across the world. Square Reader for magnetic stripe cards plugs into the standard headset jack of a mobile device, enabling swiped transactions. Square Customer Engagement helps sellers analyze and understand their businesses, engage their buyers in ongoing conversations, and promote their offerings through e-mail marketing. Caviar offers a food delivery service to help restaurants reach new customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SQ
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $11.64
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.28
  • 52-Week Range: $8.06 - $15.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -34.29
  • P/E Growth: -0.97
  • Market Cap: $3.98B
  • Outstanding Shares: 341,764,000
  • Net Margins: -14.85%
  • Return on Equity: -37.14%
  • Return on Assets: -19.07%
  • Current Ratio: 1.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Square (NYSE:SQ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 14 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.48)
Consensus Price Target: $12.77 (9.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Square (NYSE:SQ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/28/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$15.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingTop Pick$16.00View Rating Details
8/29/2016BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$15.91 -> $12.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$8.06 -> $15.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$10.00 -> $11.50View Rating Details
8/5/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$15.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/4/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$11.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$10.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetHold$7.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$15.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetBuy$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
6/17/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2016Craig HallumInitiated CoverageHold$7.50View Rating Details
5/23/2016StephensInitiated CoverageOverweightView Rating Details
5/7/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$14.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/22/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageOutperform$14.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/21/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
12/15/2015Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$13.00View Rating Details
12/8/2015SusquehannaInitiated CoverageNeutral$11.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Square (NYSE:SQ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216($0.11)($0.08)$406.93 million$439.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116($0.09)($0.14)$342.66 million$146.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q415($0.13)($0.34)$340.60 million$374.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Square (NYSE:SQ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.34 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162($0.17)($0.15)($0.16)
Q2 20162($0.18)($0.09)($0.14)
Q3 20163($0.13)($0.04)($0.09)
Q4 20163($0.11)($0.08)($0.10)
Q1 20171($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q2 20171($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q3 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q4 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Square (NYSE:SQ)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Square (NYSE:SQ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 42.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 16.89%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/28/2016Francoise BrougherInsiderSell57,692$12.00$692,304.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016James Morgan Jr. MckelveyDirectorSell400,000$11.27$4,508,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Dana WagnerInsiderSell50,000$12.27$613,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Lawrence Henry SummersDirectorSell23,125$12.50$289,062.50View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Dana WagnerInsiderSell50,000$11.29$564,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Lawrence Henry SummersDirectorSell115,625$11.08$1,281,125.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Dana WagnerInsiderSell6,953$9.77$67,930.81View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Sarah FriarCFOSell2,690$9.77$26,281.30View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Dana WagnerInsiderSell2,655$8.65$22,965.75View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016James Morgan Jr. MckelveyDirectorSell135,000$9.80$1,323,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Dana WagnerInsiderSell200,000$9.43$1,886,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Jack DorseyCEOSell168,750$9.12$1,539,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Rizvi Traverse Management, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy750,000$9.00$6,750,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Square (NYSE:SQ)
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www.investopedia.com - September 30 at 3:47 PM
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www.theet.com - September 29 at 7:21 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 12:18 PM
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www.paymenteye.com - September 29 at 12:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSquare Remains On Track To Meet Longer-Term Expectations (NYSE:SQ)
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 7:12 PM
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www.thecountrycaller.com - September 26 at 7:27 PM
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www.nationalpost.com - September 26 at 7:27 PM
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www.marketwired.com - September 26 at 7:27 PM
businesswire.com logoSquare Announces Faster Chip Card Speeds (NYSE:SQ)
www.businesswire.com - September 26 at 7:27 PM
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www.fredericknewspost.com - September 25 at 5:39 PM
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www.profitconfidential.com - September 21 at 6:58 PM
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www.yourobserver.com - September 21 at 11:32 AM
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www.theglobeandmail.com - September 21 at 11:32 AM
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www.thestreet.com - September 19 at 11:57 AM
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Square (NYSE:SQ) Chart for Saturday, October, 1, 2016

Last Updated on 10/1/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff