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NYSE:SQSquare Stock Price, Forecast & News

+3.97 (+4.51 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $91.97
50-Day Range
MA: $71.49
52-Week Range
Now: $91.97
Volume17.08 million shs
Average Volume13.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.41 billion
P/E Ratio145.99
Dividend YieldN/A
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. The company also provides Square Point of Sale software; Cash App, which provides access to the financial system, allowing customers to electronically send, store, and spend money; Caviar, a food ordering platform for restaurants to offer food ordering, pickup and delivery, to their customers; and Square Capital that facilitates loans to sellers based on real-time payment and point-of-sale data. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.34 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.71 billion
Cash Flow$0.41 per share
Book Value$3.96 per share


Net Income$375.45 million


Market Cap$40.41 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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Square (NYSE:SQ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Square's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Square's stock was trading at $62.44 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SQ stock has increased by 47.3% and is now trading at $91.97. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Square?

39 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Square in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 17 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Square.

When is Square's next earnings date?

Square is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Square.

How were Square's earnings last quarter?

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.15. The technology company had revenue of $1.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.30 billion. Square had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 0.44%. The firm's revenue was up 44.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.06) EPS. View Square's earnings history.

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

Square issued an update on its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.3-1.34 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $638.82 million.

What price target have analysts set for SQ?

39 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Square's shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Square's share price to reach $68.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.5%. View analysts' price targets for Square.

Has Square been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SQ stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Square earned a news impact score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutSquare.

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), Tesla (TSLA), Walt Disney (DIS), salesforce.com (CRM) and Roku (ROKU).

Who are Square's key executives?

Square's management team includes the following 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 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 served as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, Jefferies, RBC Capital Markets, Stifel, LOYAL3 Securities and SMBC Nikko were co-managers.

What is Square's stock symbol?

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

Who are Square's major shareholders?

Square's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital World Investors (2.78%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.97%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.65%), Lone Pine Capital LLC (1.54%), Sands Capital Management LLC (1.31%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.14%). Company insiders that own Square stock include Ajmere Dale, Alyssa Henry, Brian Grassadonia, Jack Dorsey, Jacqueline D Reses, James Morgan Jr Mckelvey, Mary G Meeker 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 Capital World Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, Lone Pine Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Korea Investment CORP, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Square company stock in the last year include Ajmere Dale, Alyssa Henry, Brian Grassadonia, Jacqueline D Reses, and Sivan Whiteley. View insider buying and selling activity for Square.

Which institutional investors are buying Square stock?

SQ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sands Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., and Banco Santander S.A.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $91.97.

How big of a company is Square?

Square has a market capitalization of $40.41 billion and generates $4.71 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $375.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.17 on an earnings per share basis. Square employs 3,835 workers across the globe.

What is Square's official website?

The official website for Square is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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