SQ:NYE-Square, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software—Infrastructure | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 53.34

Change

-2.69 (-4.80)%

Market Cap

USD 22.51B

Volume

0.01B

Average Target Price

USD 70.87 (+32.86%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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 offers sellers to payment and point-of-sale solutions. It provides hardware products, including Magstripe reader, which enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Contactless and chip reader that accepts Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) chip cards and Near Field Communication payments; Square Stand, which enables an iPad to be used as a payment terminal or full point of sale solution; Square Register that combines its hardware, point-of-sale software, and payments technology; Square Terminal, a portable payments device that replaces keypad terminals, which accepts various payment types, such as tap, dip, and swipe, as well as prints receipts; and managed payments solutions. The company also offers various software products, including Square Point of Sale, Square Appointments, Square for Retail, Square for Restaurants, Square Invoices, Virtual Terminal, Weebly, Square Dashboard, Square Loyalty and Marketing, and Square Payroll. In addition, it provides Cash App, which enables individuals to electronically send, store, and spend money; Caviar, a food ordering platform for restaurants to offer food ordering, pickup, delivery, and catering to their customers; and Square Capital that facilitates loans to sellers based on current payment and point-of-sale data. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software—Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -14.74% 79% C+ 73% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -14.74% 79% C+ 73% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -28.17% 50% F 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -28.17% 50% F 35% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 75.48% 100% A+ 99% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 75.48% 100% A+ 99% A+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 82.10% 5% F 3% F
Risk Adjusted Return 91.93% 95% A 83% B
Market Capitalization 22.51B 89% B+ 93% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software—Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 64.68 44% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 13.22 21% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 48.34 11% F 3% F
EV/EBITDA 236.55 11% F 0% N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 26.48% 84% B 91% A-
Return on Invested Capital 1.02% 58% F 18% F
Return on Assets 0.42% 53% F 17% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 54.74% 77% C+ 59% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.87 79% C+ 51% F
Short Percent 7.84% 50% F 48% F
Beta 2.70 6% F 3% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.