Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) Upgrades/Downgrades review


Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $13.38. The stock traded with the volume of 7.8 Million in the last trading session. Square, Inc. opened at $12.47 and closed by showing an increase of 3.85%. The Bid price in the last session was $12.93 x 33300 and the Ask price was $12.94 x 23900. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Square, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 4.56 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $15.91 and 52-Week Low of $8.06 and it touched its 52-week high on Mar 31, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 3, 2016.

Square, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Nov 01 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $-0.09/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $-0.11/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.02/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 18.2%.

21 number of analysts also provided their insight on Square, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $13.38. They also projected Low Price Target as $8 while High Price Target is set at $16.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 5 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 7 reported it as Buy.12 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Square, Inc. annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 0. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.79 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 8.74, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 8.86 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 117.74.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -24.8 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -49% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -34.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 6.61% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 10.46 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.13 percent.

A look at performance overview of Square, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 3.85 percent while Performance Month is 15.54%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 6.15% and Half Year Performance value stands at 34.09%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 8.65 percent. Square, Inc. has its YTD performance of -1.15 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 15 Nov 2016 where Officer Brougher (Francoise) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 2042 shares were traded at a price of $11.83. Another insider trade includes Officer Henry (Alyssa) who also initiated a transaction in which 1361 shares were traded on 14 Nov 2016 as “Buy”. On 14 Nov 2016 Chief Executive Officer Dorsey (Jack) traded 323750 shares as “Sell” at $12.18. Chief Executive Officer Dorsey (Jack) Buy 323750 shares on 14 Nov 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Pacific Crest on 14-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Sector Weight to Overweight. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 2-Nov-16, Credit Suisse took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Outperform. On 19-Oct-16, the stock was Initiated to Neutral by Credit Suisse.