Square Inc (SQ) Stock Forecast & Predictions

Square Inc - Class A SQ: $245.11

1455 Market Street, San Francisco, California, US. | Sector: Information | Exchange: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. | Web: https://squareup.com/us/en

  • Market Cap$104.23B
  • Change (52 Weeks)302.31%
  • Low (52 Weeks)$60.9
  • Square Inc (SQ) Forecast Based on Technical Analysis


    Neutral
    Based on 16 Technical Indicators where 18.75% are on Buy, 31.25% on Sell, and 50.00% Neutral.

    According to the market data, Square Inc (SQ) stock price is $245.11 and the 52 weeks low is $60.9, which means the Square Inc stock price is up 302.31% in the last 12 months.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Price is not Trending currently as per the Weekly Chart, which means the price may range between specific high and low levels for the next few months, unless some significant changes take place in the market performance or news.

    Technical Indicators are algorithms that are used mostly by Technical traders to predict the price action of a stock.

    Based on our analysis of 16 technical indicators, 18.75% are indicating that SQ Stock price might rise further, 31.25% indicating that SQ Stock price might fall, and 50.00% are in a neutral position.

    Based on these technical algorithms, overall SQ stock price has a Neutral Signal, which means the stock price has the potential to move either up or down, depending on the nature of consolidating market phase, since majority of indicators are providing a neutral signal.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Forecast By Analysts


    Strong Buy
    Analysts Recommendations for Square Inc (SQ) is based on 53 Institutional Analyst Ratings where 39.62% are on Strong Buy, 22.64% on Moderate Buy, 32.08% remains on Hold, 0.00% are on Moderate Sell and 5.66% are on Strong Sell.

    Out of 53 Institutional Analysts, majority recommended SQ stock as Strong Buy. Since most investors and traders follow analyst ratings closely, this can be a potentially driving factor for the future stock price of Square Inc.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Price Prediction By Analysts


    HighLowAverage
    $399.00$151.50$275.33
    $275.3312.33% Upside
    Updated: 2021-04-22 00:00:00

    The Average Price target for SQ set by the institutional analysts is $275.33 where High Estimate is $399.00, Median $280.5 and Low $151.50.

    The average price target for SQ by Institutional Analysts is $275.33, which is 12.33% Upside from the current price. So according to the Institutional Analysts, SQ Stock might be a bit undervalued at this stage and there’s potential for upside.

    However, although Institutional Analysts set their price targets after extensive research, they’re not always correct. After all, the market is mostly driven by investors speculation and emotion than just concrete numbers.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Forecast Based on Investor Sentiment


    Very Positive

    Based on 388,226 investor portfolio.

    Our algorithm has analysed 388,226 investor portfolio with SQ stock holdings and found that 99.50% of them are bullish. Which means the Investor Sentiment is mostly Very Positive.

    This shows most investors are very optimistic about SQ and holding their positions hoping for a further rise in the stock price and more profit.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Forecast Based on News Sentiment


    Bullish
    Based on 40 articles published Last Week, where 100.00% are Bullish and 0.00% are Bearish.

    According to the news articles published last week, most journalists and bloggers talked positively about SQ, it shows that Square Inc had a 100.00% positive news coverage.

    Positive news coverage usually affects short-term price of a stock, so this positive coverage provides an indication that SQ stock price may surge in the next few weeks.

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Forecasts By Institutional Analysts


    Analyst
    Recommendation
    Action
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsOutperformUpgraded
    RedburnSellInitiated
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    GuggenheimBuyUpgraded
    Truist SecuritiesBuyMaintained
    RosenblattBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Piper SandlerNeutralMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsNeutralMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    BernsteinOutperformReiterated
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupOutperformMaintained
    BairdNeutralInitiated
    Deutsche bankBuyMaintained
    BTIGBuyMaintained
    Seaport GlobalBuyInitiated
    Evercore ISI GroupOutperformUpgraded
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BTIGBuyUpgraded
    Wolfe ResearchOutperformMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    JefferiesHoldMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveMaintained
    Wolfe ResearchOutperformUpgraded
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformUpgraded
    MizuhoBuyInitiated
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Wells FargoOverweightMaintained
    RosenblattBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Compass PointNeutralUpgraded
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Goldman SachsNeutralInitiated
    Cowen & Co.Market PerformDowngraded
    Piper SandlerNeutralInitiated
    RosenblattBuyUpgraded
    JMP SecuritiesMarket PerformInitiated
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    CitigroupNeutralMaintained
    UBSSellDowngraded
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Stephens & Co.Equal-WeightDowngraded
    B of A SecuritiesUnderperformDowngraded
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Argus ResearchBuyMaintained
    Keefe Bruyette & WoodsMarket PerformMaintained
    CitigroupNeutralMaintained
    B of A SecuritiesBuyReiterated
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Compass PointSellDowngraded
    Raymond JamesUnderperformDowngraded
    UBSNeutralDowngraded
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldOverweightMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Wells FargoOverweightMaintained
    RosenblattNeutralMaintained
    NomuraNeutralUpgraded
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupIn-LineUpgraded
    UBSBuyMaintained
    BTIGNeutralUpgraded
    Stephens & Co.OverweightMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformUpgraded
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    NeedhamBuyReiterated
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyUpgraded
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    B of A SecuritiesBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformInitiated
    Stephens & Co.OverweightUpgraded
    Bank of AmericaBuyUpgraded
    Wolfe ResearchPeer PerformDowngraded
    Compass PointNeutralInitiated
    MacquarieOutperformInitiated
    UBSBuyMaintained
    Piper JaffrayNeutralMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveUpgraded
    NomuraReduceInitiated
    BerenbergHoldInitiated
    Wells FargoOutperformUpgraded
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Craig-HallumHoldUpgraded
    Canaccord GenuityHoldDowngraded
    Bank of AmericaNeutralMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyUpgraded
    MoffettNathansonBuyUpgraded
    Atlantic EquitiesUnderweightInitiated
    RosenblattNeutralInitiated
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupUnderperformDowngraded
    Raymond JamesMarket PerformUpgraded
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    BernsteinMarket PerformInitiated
    BernsteinMarket PerformInitiated
    MacquarieOutperformInitiated
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Raymond JamesUnderperformDowngraded
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightInitiated
    Wells FargoMarket PerformMaintained
    SusquehannaNeutralDowngraded
    CitigroupBuyUpgraded
    Canaccord GenuityBuyUpgraded
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformInitiated
    BuckinghamBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    GuggenheimBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    BuckinghamBuyUpgraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    JP MorganUnderweightMaintained
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformUpgraded
    CitigroupNeutralMaintained
    Stephens & Co.Equal-WeightDowngraded
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Wells FargoMarket PerformMaintained
    BuckinghamNeutralDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldOverweightMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BuckinghamBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Craig-HallumSellDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausHoldMaintained
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldOverweightMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityHoldMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Cowen & Co.Market PerformInitiated
    BTIG ResearchSellDowngraded
    Wells FargoMarket PerformInitiated
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupOutperformUpgraded
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    GuggenheimBuyUpgraded
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    CitigroupNeutralDowngraded
    Canaccord GenuityHoldMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Stifel NicolausHoldDowngraded
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Bank of AmericaNeutralMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformInitiated
    Bank of AmericaNeutralMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldOverweightInitiated
    WedbushNeutralInitiated
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityHoldMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    MizuhoBuyInitiated
    Credit SuisseNeutralDowngraded
    Tigress FinancialBuyInitiated
    BTIG ResearchNeutralDowngraded
    GuggenheimNeutralDowngraded
    Raymond JamesMarket PerformInitiated
    BTIG ResearchBuyUpgraded
    CitigroupBuyInitiated
    NomuraBuyInitiated
    GuggenheimBuyInitiated
    NeedhamBuyInitiated
    Deutsche BankBuyUpgraded
    Pacific CrestOverweightUpgraded
    KeyBancOverweightUpgraded
    Credit SuisseOutperformUpgraded
    Credit SuisseNeutralInitiated
    Keefe Bruyette & WoodsMarket PerformInitiated
    BTIG ResearchNeutralDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    WedbushNeutralMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyNeutralMaintained
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupHoldMaintained
    Deutsche BankHoldMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityHoldMaintained
    BTIG ResearchBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    WedbushNeutralUpgraded
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupHoldInitiated
    Craig-HallumHoldInitiated
    PiperJaffrayNeutralInitiated
    Compass PointBuyUpgraded
    WedbushUnderperformDowngraded
    Compass PointNeutralInitiated
    Canaccord GenuityHoldInitiated
    Monness Crespi HardtNeutralDowngraded
    BTIG ResearchNeutralDowngraded
    MizuhoBuyInitiated
    CLSAOutperformInitiated
    Pacific CrestSector WeightInitiated
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyNeutralInitiated
    William BlairMarket PerformInitiated
    WedbushNeutralMaintained
    Stifel NicolausHoldInitiated
    RBC CapitalOutperformInitiated
    Morgan StanleyEqual-WeightInitiated
    JP MorganOverweightInitiated
    JefferiesBuyInitiated
    Goldman SachsBuyInitiated
    Deutsche BankHoldInitiated
    BarclaysOverweightInitiated
    SusquehannaNeutralInitiated
    BTIG ResearchBuyInitiated

    Square Inc (SQ) Stock Earning Per Share (EPS) Forecast / Estimate


    $0.290
    The average consensus EPS for SQ is $0.290 with a high estimate of $0.609 and Low of $0.098 for the period 2021-06-30 and based on 41 Institutional Analysts.

    Last Quarter


    Actual
    Estimate
    Date
    $0.34$0.16589182020-09-30


    The latest average Earning Per Share Estimate for Square Inc is $0.29, which is lower than SQ's last EPS, $0.34. This means that Analysts are expecting Square Inc to report lower earnings. This can drive share prices lower since the investors have negative sentiment about market performance of Square Inc.

    Earning Per Share (EPS) History


    Actual
    Estimate
    Date
    $0.34$0.16589182020-09-30
    $0.18$-0.04432092020-06-30
    $-0.02$0.1315312020-03-31
    $0.23$0.21613522019-12-31
    $0.25$0.208997300000000022019-09-30
    $0.21$0.17016632019-06-30
    $0.11$0.082904700000000012019-03-31
    $0.14$0.138535000000000022018-12-31
    $0.13$0.11517462018-09-30
    $0.13$0.11818222018-06-30
    $0.06$0.06048162018-03-31
    $0.08$0.06960742017-12-31
    $0.07$0.055622017-09-30
    $-0.04$-0.05517712017-06-30
    $-0.04$-0.08300772017-03-31
    $-0.04$-0.08869332016-12-31
    $-0.09$-0.116905000000000012016-09-30
    $-0.08$-0.11697712016-06-30
    $-0.14$-0.04977992016-03-31
    $-0.2$-0.10686252015-12-31

    What is Analyst Ratings & Price Targets?

    The analysts provide Buy, Sell or Hold ratings after extensive research of a companies financial reports, listening to conference calls and some of them even get in contact with upper management of the company to get an overall picture of operation.

    Although institutional Analyst’s are not always correct, their ratings are followed by millions of traders around the world and they can heavily influence trading activities for a company.

    As a retail investor, going through analyst ratings will instantly provide you an idea if the stock is worth buying. Top Analysts also provide their price targets. It’s a prediction of where the stock price might go based on their analysis.

    The best way to analyze price targets is to combined average price targets of major analysts. If the average price target is much higher than the current price of the stock, then the probability of a stock going up is also high.

    What is Technical Analysis?

    Technical Analysis refers to analyzing a stock's price over a period of time. In the financial market, past price patterns are one of the strongest indicators of an asset's future performance.

    In easier terms, millions of traders use Live Charts to watch the stock prices, it is actually a single source of truth for most traders. When a stock's price reaches a significant price level/pattern in the chart, millions of traders take buy/sell positions from those levels.

    As a regular investor, one of the easiest ways to check technical analysis of a stock is through Technical Indicators. Technical Indicators are programmed algorithms that monitor price changes in the Charts and indicate Buy/Sell based on market conditions.

    Some Technical Indicators can be very powerful (e.g SMA) and some can be pretty useless. Stock research tools like iTradely heavily simplify the technical analysis process for the investors by showing Buy/Sell/Neutral ratings combined from 17 powerful technical indicators, all in one page.

    What is Earnings Per Share (EPS) and Why is it Important?

    EPS, or Earning Per Share, can tell a lot about a stock’s performance. It’s calculated by dividing a company’s profit by the number of outstanding shares of its common stocks.

    In layman’s term, earnings is an indicator of a company’s profitability. Higher the earnings, the more profitable a company is.
    Some traders pick stocks solely based on EPS or earnings Analysis, it is a very powerful indicator of a stock’s price.

    Before you buy a stock, check the company’s earnings History and Surprises. A Surprise happens when a company reports a much higher or lower actual earnings/EPS than the forecasted earnings/EPS.

    If a company reports higher EPS surprises consistently, analysts keep raising their estimates, traders become more confident in the company, driving the share price higher.

    What is Stock Sentiment?

    Stock Sentiment refers to how people speculating about the stock or what kind of trading position investors are often taking.

    There are different kinds of sentiments you can find online for a company, this includes Investor Sentiment (Percentage of investors buying or selling), News Sentiment (Is the company getting positive or negative impressions from the Press?), Social Sentiment (The overall trends about the company in social media, is it negative or positive?).