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$191.36
Now: $216.44
$222.01
50-Day Range
$202.46
MA: $240.47
$276.57
52-Week Range
$32.33
Now: $216.44
$283.19
Volume24.77 million shs
Average Volume10.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$97.60 billion
P/E Ratio343.56
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.71

Competitors

Square (NYSE:SQ) Vs. ADBE, ORCL, CRM, SAP, SHOP, and INTU

Should you be buying SQ stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Square, including Adobe (ADBE), Oracle (ORCL), salesforce.com (CRM), SAP (SAP), Shopify (SHOP), and Intuit (INTU).

Square (NYSE:SQ) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Square has a beta of 2.71, indicating that its stock price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Square and Adobe, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Square3182402.47
Adobe042102.84

Square currently has a consensus price target of $203.5556, indicating a potential downside of 5.95%. Adobe has a consensus price target of $536.20, indicating a potential upside of 21.63%. Given Adobe's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Adobe is more favorable than Square.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Square and Adobe's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18
Adobe$12.87 billion16.43$5.26 billion$8.5851.38

Adobe has higher revenue and earnings than Square. Adobe is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

64.0% of Square shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.4% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Square shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Square and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A
Adobe40.88%35.81%18.53%

Summary

Adobe beats Square on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Square (NYSE:SQ) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Square and Oracle's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A
Oracle26.34%101.26%10.77%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Square and Oracle's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18
Oracle$39.07 billion5.27$10.14 billion$3.4620.22

Oracle has higher revenue and earnings than Square. Oracle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Square has a beta of 2.71, suggesting that its stock price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oracle has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Square and Oracle, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Square3182402.47
Oracle1141102.38

Square currently has a consensus price target of $203.5556, suggesting a potential downside of 5.95%. Oracle has a consensus price target of $65.4886, suggesting a potential downside of 6.40%. Given Square's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Square is more favorable than Oracle.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

64.0% of Square shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Oracle shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Square shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 39.1% of Oracle shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) and Square (NYSE:SQ) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares salesforce.com and Square's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
salesforce.com$17.10 billion11.28$126 million$1.02206.63
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18

Square has lower revenue, but higher earnings than salesforce.com. salesforce.com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

salesforce.com has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Square has a beta of 2.71, suggesting that its stock price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for salesforce.com and Square, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
salesforce.com172622.81
Square3182402.47

salesforce.com presently has a consensus price target of $270.7576, suggesting a potential upside of 28.47%. Square has a consensus price target of $203.5556, suggesting a potential downside of 5.95%. Given salesforce.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than Square.

Profitability

This table compares salesforce.com and Square's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
salesforce.com17.53%6.63%4.32%
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.2% of salesforce.com shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of Square shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 21.8% of Square shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

salesforce.com beats Square on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Square (NYSE:SQ) and SAP (NYSE:SAP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

64.0% of Square shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Square shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Square has a beta of 2.71, indicating that its stock price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SAP has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Square and SAP, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Square3182402.47
SAP0121102.48

Square presently has a consensus price target of $203.5556, indicating a potential downside of 5.95%. SAP has a consensus price target of $131.2727, indicating a potential upside of 6.66%. Given SAP's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SAP is more favorable than Square.

Profitability

This table compares Square and SAP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A
SAP17.59%17.39%8.59%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Square and SAP's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18
SAP$30.86 billion4.76$3.72 billion$4.0230.62

SAP has higher revenue and earnings than Square. SAP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SAP beats Square on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) and Square (NYSE:SQ) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Shopify and Square, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Shopify1141402.45
Square3182402.47

Shopify presently has a consensus target price of $1,287.6207, indicating a potential upside of 13.85%. Square has a consensus target price of $203.5556, indicating a potential downside of 5.95%. Given Shopify's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Shopify is more favorable than Square.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

56.9% of Shopify shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of Square shares are held by institutional investors. 21.8% of Square shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Shopify has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Square has a beta of 2.71, suggesting that its share price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Shopify and Square's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Shopify7.99%2.35%2.03%
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Shopify and Square's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Shopify$1.58 billion87.37$-124,840,000.00($0.94)-1,203.20
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18

Square has higher revenue and earnings than Shopify. Shopify is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Square beats Shopify on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Square (NYSE:SQ) and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Square and Intuit's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Square4.05%-0.01%N/A
Intuit25.10%40.29%21.60%

Volatility & Risk

Square has a beta of 2.71, indicating that its share price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intuit has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Square and Intuit's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Square$4.71 billion20.71$375.45 million$0.171,273.18
Intuit$7.68 billion13.63$1.83 billion$6.5658.26

Intuit has higher revenue and earnings than Square. Intuit is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Square, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Square and Intuit, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Square3182402.47
Intuit131602.75

Square presently has a consensus target price of $203.5556, suggesting a potential downside of 5.95%. Intuit has a consensus target price of $426.4286, suggesting a potential upside of 11.57%. Given Intuit's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Intuit is more favorable than Square.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

64.0% of Square shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.8% of Intuit shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Square shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Intuit shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Intuit beats Square on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Square Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
2.1$440.83-0.4%$211.47 billion$12.87 billion40.67Analyst Report
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
2.1$69.97-6.2%$205.99 billion$39.07 billion21.20Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Gap Up
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
2.1$210.76-2.6%$192.85 billion$17.10 billion55.03Analyst Report
Insider Selling
SAP logo
SAP
SAP
1.5$123.08-0.8%$146.91 billion$30.86 billion26.70
Shopify logo
SHOP
Shopify
1.4$1,131.01-1.6%$137.88 billion$1.58 billion720.39High Trading Volume
Gap Down
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.5$382.21-1.5%$104.66 billion$7.68 billion51.30Analyst Report
Insider Selling
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
2.1$486.96-0.8%$95.49 billion$3.46 billion137.95Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Activision Blizzard logo
ATVI
Activision Blizzard
2.3$92.58-1.1%$71.73 billion$6.49 billion32.37Increase in Short Interest
Snowflake logo
SNOW
Snowflake
1.0$239.73-3.9%$67.87 billionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
1.3$143.89-3.3%$60.40 billion$10.81 billion38.27Analyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.7$267.39-0.7%$58.80 billion$3.27 billion139.27Analyst Report
Twilio logo
TWLO
Twilio
1.8$337.28-2.6%$50.92 billion$1.13 billion-118.76Gap Down
Palantir Technologies logo
PLTR
Palantir Technologies
1.2$23.95-3.3%$41.72 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
CrowdStrike logo
CRWD
CrowdStrike
1.6$183.12-5.4%$40.52 billion$481.41 million-381.49Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Veeva Systems logo
VEEV
Veeva Systems
1.8$254.79-0.5%$38.59 billion$1.10 billion119.06Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Electronic Arts logo
EA
Electronic Arts
2.5$132.60-1.0%$38.14 billion$5.54 billion29.53Ex-Dividend
Insider Selling
DocuSign logo
DOCU
DocuSign
1.7$204.31-3.1%$38.12 billion$973.97 million-173.14Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.7$126.69-1.7%$35.34 billion$2.34 billion32.91Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Gap Down
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
2.0$227.80-0.9%$34.71 billion$3.69 billion53.47
Atlassian logo
TEAM
Atlassian
1.7$228.21-1.2%$30.16 billion$1.61 billion-126.08News Coverage
Okta logo
OKTA
Okta
1.6$215.96-4.8%$27.96 billion$586.07 million-111.90Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.4$308.03-0.6%$26.72 billion$1.52 billion69.69Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Unity Software logo
U
Unity Software
1.5$93.82-1.9%$25.40 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
Datadog logo
DDOG
Datadog
1.5$82.20-3.4%$25.03 billion$362.78 million-2,739.09Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Gap Down
Slack Technologies logo
WORK
Slack Technologies
1.2$40.45-1.2%$23.31 billion$630.42 million-69.74Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Paycom Software logo
PAYC
Paycom Software
1.9$375.53-7.1%$22.60 billion$737.67 million133.17Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
2.0$136.77-2.0%$22.12 billion$2.36 billion-27.41Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
HubSpot logo
HUBS
HubSpot
1.5$458.47-0.6%$21.24 billion$674.86 million-253.30Analyst Report
Coupa Software logo
COUP
Coupa Software
1.2$285.80-4.9%$20.63 billion$389.72 million-134.18High Trading Volume
Gap Down
Cloudflare logo
NET
Cloudflare
1.6$67.03-0.4%$20.60 billion$287.02 million-171.87High Trading Volume
Take-Two Interactive Software logo
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
1.7$170.81-1.9%$19.67 billion$3.09 billion41.36News Coverage
MongoDB logo
MDB
MongoDB
1.5$308.17-6.5%$18.57 billion$421.72 million-70.68Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
Gap Down
ZI
ZoomInfo Technologies
1.5$45.99-0.6%$17.90 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.5$65.88-2.9%$16.98 billion$4.63 billion30.64Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.1$135.47-3.2%$16.66 billion$3.01 billion29.07Insider Selling
Gap Up
Check Point Software Technologies logo
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies
1.7$114.25-3.2%$16.62 billion$1.99 billion19.46Gap Up
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.4$401.06-5.4%$16.27 billion$1.09 billion88.15Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
PTC logo
PTC
PTC
1.8$125.51-0.7%$14.66 billion$1.46 billion111.07
Dynatrace logo
DT
Dynatrace
1.7$49.93-3.6%$14.11 billion$545.80 million178.33Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
NICE logo
NICE
NICE
1.8$221.40-2.3%$13.81 billion$1.57 billion71.42Increase in Short Interest
Ceridian HCM logo
CDAY
Ceridian HCM
1.5$84.28-1.7%$12.54 billion$824.10 million1,053.63
Avalara logo
AVLR
Avalara
1.8$146.14-2.4%$12.48 billion$382.42 million-228.34High Trading Volume
BILL
Bill.com
1.4$149.00-0.2%$12.26 billion$157.60 million-286.54Insider Selling
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
2.0$42.58-1.2%$12.14 billion$1.48 billion425.80
Bentley Systems logo
BSY
Bentley Systems
1.0$47.17-2.4%$11.81 billion$736.65 million0.00Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
NortonLifeLock logo
NLOK
NortonLifeLock
2.1$20.19-0.4%$11.75 billion$2.49 billion3.99
Black Knight logo
BKI
Black Knight
2.1$72.75-1.0%$11.42 billion$1.18 billion48.18
Kingsoft Cloud logo
KC
Kingsoft Cloud
1.0$52.33-2.0%$11.41 billion$568.29 million0.00Gap Down
Elastic logo
ESTC
Elastic
1.8$123.55-0.5%$10.80 billion$427.62 million-82.37Analyst Report
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Appian logo
APPN
Appian
1.2$145.00-4.9%$10.25 billion$260.35 million-263.64Gap Down
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