Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) registered a 0.00% increase, still its new closing price is 78.14% up from the company’s 1 year high of 15.91.It posted -0.35% losses in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 11 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 0 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 7 buy or better ratings. The 27 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $15.00, with individual PT in the $8.00-$19.00 range. The shares moved at $14.36, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 70.34% in twelve months time.
Square, Inc. (SQ) SEC Form 4 News
The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a 5.36% rise year to date. A Business Lead at Square, Inc. (SQ) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Thursday January 26, 2017. Brougher Francoise sold 7,152 shares in the company at $14.33 each and collected $102,000 in proceeds. Brougher Francoise now owns 92,981 shares in the company after this transaction. A CFO in the company, Friar Sarah, disclosed a transaction on Thursday January 26, 2017 that ended up generating $45,001 from the sale of 3,155 shares at $14.5 per share.
Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) Upcoming Results on Tap
Square, Inc. will next provide financial results for the March 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $-0.07 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $448.74 million.
Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $439 million in revenue and EPS of $-0.09. The mean forecast was for $430.88 million and $-0.11 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $438.53 million, with earnings at $-0.08/share.
Square, Inc. (SQ) Brokerage Update
Square, Inc. (SQ) is in Deutsche Bank’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were upgraded to Buy from Hold by Deutsche Bank, according to news reported on Friday December 02, 2016.Another important research note was issued by Pacific Crest on Monday November 14, 2016.The firm upgraded SQ to Overweight from Sector Weight. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Square, Inc. (SQ), have changed 37.55% and 29.72%, respectively.