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NYSE:SQ - Square Stock Price, Forecast & News

$67.98
+0.84 (+1.25 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 05:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
$67.61
Now: $67.98
$68.32
50-Day Range
$58.01
MA: $64.36
$69.65
52-Week Range
$49.82
Now: $67.98
$83.20
Volume4.03 million shs
Average Volume9.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.21 billion
P/E Ratio3,399.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.37
Square, Inc provides payment and point-of-sale solutions in the United States and internationally. The company's commerce ecosystem includes point-of-sale software and hardware that enables sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into payment and point-of-sale solutions. It offers hardware products, including Magstripe reader, which enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Contactless and chip reader that accepts EMV® chip cards and Near Field Communication payments; Chip card reader, which accepts EMV® chip cards and enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Square Stand, which enables an iPad to be used as a payment terminal or full point of sale solution; and Square Register that combines its hardware, point-of-sale software, and payments technology, as well as managed payments solutions. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone415-375-3176

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.30 billion
Cash Flow$0.16 per share
Book Value$2.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-38,450,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,349
Market Cap$29.21 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Square (NYSE:SQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Square's stock symbol?

Square trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SQ."

How were Square's earnings last quarter?

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.05. The technology company earned $602 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $596.85 million. Square had a negative net margin of 1.01% and a positive return on equity of 5.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 39.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.13 earnings per share. View Square's Earnings History.

When is Square's next earnings date?

Square is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Square.

What guidance has Square issued on next quarter's earnings?

Square updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.19-0.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $585-595 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $619.12 million.

What price target have analysts set for SQ?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Square's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Square's share price to reach $72.01 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Square.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Square?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Square in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Square.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Square stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Square stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Square reported impressive first quarter results wherein both earnings and revenues have reflected year over year growth on the back of strengthening gross payments volume. Moreover, strengthening relationship with sellers contributed well to the payment volume growth. Further, contributions from Weebly and Zesty buyouts continued to aid the top-line growth during the quarter. Also, product lines such as Square Terminal, Square Stand, Instant Deposits, Square Invoices, Cash Card, Square Register and Caviar performed well during the quarter. Further, growing adoption of Cash App in the bitcoin space remained a tailwind for Square’s business growth. Notably, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. However, higher investments and increasing product development expenses might hurt margins. Further, intensifying competition and foreign exchange fluctuations remain headwinds." (5/7/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ": We maintain our Overweight rating on Square and our 12- month PT of $91. We are attracted to the company’s increasing market penetration, end-user growth and improving margin profile, driven by SG&A leverage and an increasing margin contribution from other services. Square reported results above expectations and issued 2019 revenue guidance below guidance. Gross Payment Volumes continued to have outsized growth in the period. We expect rapid growth to continue and foresee further margin expansion going forward, although our margin expectations have moderated. We expect these factors to drive the stock’s performance as the company continues to build out its ecosystem." (2/27/2019)

Has Square been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SQ stock have been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Square earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Square.

Who are some of Square's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Square own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Square investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC) and Visa (V).

Who are Square's key executives?

Square's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jack Dorsey, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 41)
  • Mr. James Morgan McKelvey Jr., Co-Founder (Age 53)
  • Ms. Sarah Friar, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Hillary B. Smith, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Alyssa Henry, Seller Lead (Age 48)

When did Square IPO?

(SQ) raised $324 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, November 19th 2015. The company issued 27,000,000 shares at a price of $11.00-$13.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, Jefferies, RBC Capital Markets, Stifel, LOYAL3 Securities and SMBC Nikko were co-managers.

Who are Square's major shareholders?

Square's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.87%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.57%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.73%), Gladstone Capital Management LLP (0.38%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.25%) and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado (0.24%). Company insiders that own Square stock include Ajmere Dale, Alyssa Henry, Hillary B Smith, Jack Dorsey, Jacqueline D Reses, James Morgan Jr Mckelvey, Mary G Meeker, Sarah Friar and Sivan Whiteley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Square.

Which institutional investors are selling Square stock?

SQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Atwood & Palmer Inc., Vista Equity Partners Management LLC, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Railway Pension Investments Ltd and Premier Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Square company stock in the last year include Ajmere Dale, Alyssa Henry, Jack Dorsey, Jacqueline D Reses and James Morgan Jr Mckelvey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Square.

Which institutional investors are buying Square stock?

SQ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alpine Group USVI LLC, Gladstone Capital Management LLP, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Square.

How do I buy shares of Square?

Shares of SQ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Square's stock price today?

One share of SQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.98.

How big of a company is Square?

Square has a market capitalization of $29.21 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-38,450,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.02 on an earnings per share basis. Square employs 3,349 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Square.

What is Square's official website?

The official website for Square is http://www.squareup.com/.

How can I contact Square?

Square's mailing address is 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94103. The technology company can be reached via phone at 415-375-3176 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Square (NYSE SQ)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,043 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  767 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,810
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Square and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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