Analysts See $-0.04 EPS for Square, Inc. (SQ)

April 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Analysts expect Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) to report $-0.04 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 33.33 % from last quarter’s $-0.03 EPS. After having $-0.03 EPS previously, Square, Inc.’s analysts see 33.33 % EPS growth. The stock increased 5.00% or $2.35 during the last trading session, reaching $49.38. About 6.91 million shares traded. Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) has risen 196.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 184.45% the S&P500.

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Square (NYSE:SQ), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Square had 24 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, November 16 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) on Monday, November 13 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of SQ in report on Friday, November 10 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, November 21. Nomura maintained Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SQ in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, November 9. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was downgraded by BTIG Research to “Sell”.

Square, Inc. develops and provides payment processing, point-of-sale , financial, and marketing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $19.57 billion. It provides Square Point of Sale, a POS application software that offers managed payments solutions and advanced software products, including Square Dashboard, a cloud reporting and analytics tool that provides sellers with real-time data and insights about sales, items, customers, and employees; Square Payroll, which empowers sellers to hire, onboard, and pay employees and the associated taxes; and customer engagement tools that help sellers to enhance their business through digital customer feedback, marketing, and loyalty programs. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers in-person/card present payments solutions, such as magstripe readers, contactless and chip readers, and chip card readers; and Square Stand that transforms an iPad into a POS terminal.

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