NYSE:SQ - Square Stock Price, News & Analysis

$58.97
-0.63 (-1.06 %)
(As of 09/18/2019 02:37 PM ET)
Today's Range
$58.78
Now: $58.97
$60.42
50-Day Range
$58.29
MA: $64.21
$81.50
52-Week Range
$49.82
Now: $58.97
$101.15
Volume324,220 shs
Average Volume7.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.19 billion
P/E Ratio2,955.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.41
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$0.1692 per share
Book Value$2.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-38,450,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,349
Market Cap$25.19 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The technology company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.20. The technology company earned $563 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $557.67 million. Square had a negative net margin of 1.35% and a positive return on equity of 2.65%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 46.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company 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, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Square.

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

Square issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.74-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.76. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.25-2.28 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.28 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SQ?

36 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Square's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect Square's share price to reach $81.4565 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Square.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Square?

36 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Square in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 15 hold ratings and 18 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 trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Square earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near 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), Intel (INTC), salesforce.com (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS) 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 $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.

Who are Square's major shareholders?

Square's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.82%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.40%), Morgan Stanley (1.73%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.49%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.19%) and Coatue Management LLC (1.03%). 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 major investors are selling Square stock?

SQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Whale Rock Capital Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, SG Americas Securities LLC and Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Square company stock in the last year include Ajmere Dale, Alyssa Henry, Jack Dorsey, Jacqueline D Reses, James Morgan Jr Mckelvey, Mary G Meeker and Sivan Whiteley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Square.

Which major investors are buying Square stock?

SQ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Coatue Management LLC, Bares Capital Management Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. and Tekne Capital Management LLC. 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 $59.10.

How big of a company is Square?

Square has a market capitalization of $25.24 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:  969 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  689 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,658
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 9/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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