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Square is a financial and merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company. The company markets several software and hardware payments products, including Square Register and Square Reader. Its register service is a full point of sale with tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking sales and inventory to small-business financing.
TypePublic
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitesquareup.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)3,835(+15%)
Job Openings155
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.7 B(+43%)
Share Price (May 2020)$81.1 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Square

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

CEO, Chairman, Co-Founder
Amrita Ahuja

Amrita Ahuja

CFO
Paul Deighton

Paul Deighton

Director
Mary Meeker

Mary Meeker

Director
Anna Patterson

Anna Patterson

Director
Larry Summers

Larry Summers

Director
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Square Office Locations

Square has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Austin, Denver and in 13 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1455 Market St #600, San Francisco
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Square Financials and Metrics

Square Revenue

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Square's revenue was reported to be $4.71 b in FY, 2019 which is a 42.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

538.5m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

39%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(105.9m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(90.3m)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

35.6b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

81.1

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

2.0b

EV

35.8b
Square's current market capitalization is $35.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.7b2.2b3.3b4.7b

Revenue growth, %

35%30%49%43%

Cost of goods sold

1.1b1.4b2.0b2.8b

Gross profit

576.0m839.3m1.3b1.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

461.6m551.5m585.2m668.6m814.9m882.1m959.4m1.2b1.3b1.4b

Cost of goods sold

288.1m344.1m366.5m413.4m499.1m529.4m562.6m708.4m766.4m842.6m

Gross profit

173.4m207.4m218.6m255.2m315.8m352.7m396.8m465.8m500.0m538.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

38%38%37%38%39%40%41%40%39%39%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

452.0m696.5m583.2m1.0b

Accounts Receivable

6.2m8.6m22.4m33.9m

Prepaid Expenses

7.4m14.5m21.8m22.8m

Inventories

13.7m16.8m28.6m47.7m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(171.6m)(62.8m)(38.5m)375.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

37.7m37.3m61.0m75.6m

Accounts Payable

170.3m306.3m(45.1m)565.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

23.1m127.7m295.1m465.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(15.1m)(31.1m)(47.1m)(24.0m)(29.9m)(10.2m)(38.2m)(44.9m)(15.5m)(105.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

9.4m18.6m27.6m10.2m22.5m38.3m19.0m37.8m56.9m20.1m

Accounts Payable

(41.9m)25.0m326.9m152.1m283.9m663.5m1.1b1.3b546.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

44.0m90.6m130.3m52.1m71.0m118.7m32.4m165.8m404.6m121.3m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-396.6 x

EV/CFO

295.2 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

P/E Ratio

(337.8)
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Square Operating Metrics

FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Gross Payment Volume

$49.68 b$13.65 b$16.42 b$17.39 b$65.30 b$17.83 b$21.37 b$22.50 b$84.65 b$22.59 b$26.79 b$28.23 b$106.24 m

Transactions

1 b1.40 b1.80 b2.30 b

Active Cards

245 m287 m342 m407 m

Patents Issued

229 379 528 687
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Square Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
DessaFebruary 07, 2020
Eloquent LabsMay 09, 2019
WeeblyApril 27, 2018$365 m
ZestyApril 19, 2018
Entrees On-Trays IncJanuary 25, 2018
OrderAheadMarch 01, 2017
StorehouseJune 14, 2016
Framed DataMarch 14, 2016
FastbiteApril 08, 2015
KiliMarch 11, 2015
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Square Revenue Breakdown

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Square revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.1% from International and 94.9% from United States

Human Capital Metrics

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Square Online and Social Media Presence

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Square Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    83/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    77/100

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Square Blogs

Kubernetes - Pod Security Policies

A fully fleshed out example with exception management

How to Get Paid with Square Online Checkout

Whether we’re buying groceries, books, or a lamp, eCommerce is ubiquitous to our daily lives — especially in recent months. If you own a brick-and-mortar business, you may have begun the shift to bring your business online. But we know that what works…

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan

Whether it’s a natural disaster, a forced shut down, or shortages in your supply chain, unexpected events can have major impacts on your business. You’ll want to be prepared and have a plan in place to protect your business, your employees and your…

How to Plan to Reopen Your Small Business

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many small businesses to close their doors, but there will be a day when you can reopen. Local jurisdictions and the federal government are starting to explore what the new normal will look like, but in the meantime, here…

Creating Custom Attributes in Catalog

Creating an item library, your way–right away

Touch-free Commerce Application Guides

Instructions on adapting a business to be touch-free
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Square Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Square founded?

    Square was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Square key executives?

    Square's key executives are Jack Dorsey, Amrita Ahuja and Paul Deighton.

  • How many employees does Square have?

    Square has 3,835 employees.

  • What is Square revenue?

    Latest Square annual revenue is $4.7 b.

  • What is Square revenue per employee?

    Latest Square revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Square competitors?

    Competitors of Square include Paysafe, PayPal and Stripe.

  • Where is Square headquarters?

    Square headquarters is located at 1455 Market St #600, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Square offices?

    Square has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Austin, Denver and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Square have?

    Square has 17 offices.