Square, Inc. (SQ)

63.37 3.77%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float

Pros

  1. SQ profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 7.21 percentage points. See SQ profitability chart.
  2. SQ Price/Sales ratio is 1.93, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See SQ forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. SQ average analyst rating is Buy. See SQ analyst rating chart.
  4. SQ average analyst price target ($107.27) is above its current price ($68.18). See SQ price target chart.

Cons

  1. SQ quarterly revenue growth was -5.90%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (16.49% and 11.07%, respectively). See SQ revenue growth chart.
  2. SQ PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 5.74, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See SQ PEG chart.
  3. SQ short share of float is 4.94%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See SQ short share of float chart.