Square Stock Quote Today

SQ -  USA Stock  

USD 179.72  1.59  0.88%

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 5
Square is selling at 179.72 as of the 7th of December 2021; that is -0.88 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 170.75. Square has under 5 % chance of experiencing financial distress over the next 2 years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Square are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 8th of October 2021 and ending today, the 7th of December 2021. Click here to learn more.
Square, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates tools that enables sellers to accept card payments also provide reporting and analytics, and next-day settlement. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company has 392 M outstanding shares of which 36.11 M shares are at this time sold short in the market by investors with about 3.65 days to cover all shorted shares. More on Square

Square Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Square's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Square or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Square generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Square has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
About 75.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Payment of 103 shares by Sivan Whiteley of Square subject to Rule 16b-3
Legal NameSquare
ChairmanJack Dorsey  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Square report their recommendations after researching Square's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Square's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Square. The Square consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Square.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Square based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Square financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares352.7 M443.1 M
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted520.2 M482.2 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations411.7 M381.6 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Assets10.6 B9.9 B
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities7.8 B7.2 B
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Assets8.4 B7.8 B
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities4.5 B4.1 B
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt26.8 M27 M
Slightly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets3.192.9555
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin28.7628.7801
Slightly Down
Increasing
Stable
Asset Turnover1.551.3136
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Square's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Strong HoldUndervalued
Financial Strength
Square's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Square's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Square's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Square's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Square's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Square deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Liquidity
Square cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company reports 6.13 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 2.24, which may imply that the company relies heavily on debt financing. Square has a current ratio of 1.91, which is generally considered normal.

Operating Cash Flow

411.73 MillionShare
Square (SQ) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 5,477 people. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with market capitalization of 82.56 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Square's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Square's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Square is active under Technology sector as part of Software—Infrastructure industry. The entity has 392 M outstanding shares of which 36.11 M shares are at this time sold short in the market by investors with about 3.65 days to cover all shorted shares. Square reports about 5.6 B in cash with 831.25 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 12.17.
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Ownership
Square maintains a total of 392 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Square outstanding shares are owned by institutional holders. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to take positions in Square to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutions are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Square. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Square as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Square Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Square's target price odds to finish over the current price? Contingent on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Square jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is close to 99%. The Square probability density function shows the probability of Square stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.3473. This usually implies as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Square will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Square is significantly underperforming DOW.
 Odds Down 179.72HorizonTargetOdds Up 179.72 
0.06%90 days
 179.72 
99.93%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Square to move above the current price in 90 days from now is close to 99 (This Square probability density function shows the probability of Square Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Square Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Square that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Square's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Square's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares27 M6.5 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares25 MB
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut OptionsM2.1 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options7.6 M1.8 B
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Square Historical Income Statement

Square Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Square's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Square revenue and expense. Square Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Square Selling General and Administrative Expense is very stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Square reported last year Selling General and Administrative Expense of 383.28 Million. As of 7th of December 2021, Weighted Average Shares Diluted is likely to grow to about 520.2 M, while Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is likely to drop (211.5 M). View More Fundamentals

Square Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Square stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Square stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Square is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Square at a given time.

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Square Corporate Directors

Square corporate directors refer to members of a Square board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Square's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Square's board members must vote for the resolution. The Square board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Square's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Square. If investors know Square will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Square listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Square is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Square that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Square's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Square's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Square's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Square's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Square's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Square value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Square's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.