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Square (NYSE:SQ)
Stock Analysis

SQ138.25
▼ -0.78%-1.09

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 4.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 19, 2015). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Square trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.

Sector

It is in the technology sector.

Current Status of Square

It is currently trading at $138.25 ($139.34 the previous day).

Financials

The next reporting date is in 84 days (2020 11 04).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.15 per share ($750.6M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3293.



Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $42938447 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 66.9% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 70.45. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year73.4083349650350.1- Below Average
2 year73.32642062937157.4- Below Average
3 year46.591924686192169.1+ Above Average
4 year17.31379591836755.2- Below Average
5 year11.1563265306120- Below Average
Square is projected by analysts to get to $150.00 within the next 12 months (8.5%), but preticted targets range from as high as $210.00 (51.9%) and as low as $44(-68.2%).

Risk

The worst drop it has had in recent years is -61.5%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.

Stock shape test

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With an average increase of 66.9% year over year, if Square is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 11 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 214.34. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the technology sector is a P/E of 41.54.

Description

Square was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey. Square, Inc. (NYSE SQ) provides financial services, mobile payment and merchant services. The company is based out of San Francisco, California. They have created software and hardware payments products like Square Contactless and Chip Reader, Square Register, Square Stand, Square Magstripe Reader, Square Capital (a financing program), Cash App (a person-to-person payments service, Appointments, Gift Cards/eGift Cards, Invoices, Virtual Terminal, Marketing, Loyalty, Employee Management), and Square Payroll. They launched their first app and service in 2010.

Square allows users based out of the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, and United Kingdom to accept offline debit / credit cards on their smartphone or tablet. Users can either enter card details, swipe the card through the audio jack-connected Square Reader, or insert / tap the card using a Bluetooth LE-connected Square Chip and Contactless Reader.

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