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Square is a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company. The Company markets several software and hardware payments products, including Square Register and Square Reader. Square's complete 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. The Company's other services include Square Cash, a mobile payment service to send and receive money, and Square Order, a service to pre-order food and drinks for pickup.
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TypePublic
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitesquareup.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2017)2,338(+27%)
Job Openings248
Revenue (FY, 2017)$2.2 B(+30%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$75.6

Key People/Management at Square

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

CEO
Kevin Burke

Kevin Burke

Marketing and Sales Lead
Jesse Dorogusker

Jesse Dorogusker

Hardware Lead
Brian Grassadonia

Brian Grassadonia

Cash App Lead
Alyssa Henry

Alyssa Henry

Seller Lead
Sam Quigley

Sam Quigley

Risk and Security Lead
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Square Office Locations

Square has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, St. Louis, New York and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1455 Market Street Suite 600
Atlanta, US
201 17th St NW
New York, US
375 W Broadway (at Broome St)
St. Louis, US
4240 Duncan Ave
Kitchener, CA
119 King St W
Toronto, CA
5000 Yonge St #1501
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Square Financials and Metrics

Square Revenue

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Square's revenue was reported to be $2.21 b in FY, 2017 which is a 29.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

882.1m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

352.7m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

40%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

19.6m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(9.9m)

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

31.3b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

75.6

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

721.7m

EV

31.6b
Square's current market capitalization is $31.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.3b1.7b2.2b

Revenue growth, %

49%35%30%

Cost of goods sold

897.1m1.1b1.4b

Gross profit

370.0m576.0m839.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

379.3m438.5m439.0m461.6m551.5m585.2m668.6m814.9m882.1m

Cost of goods sold

269.0m289.6m288.7m288.1m344.1m366.5m413.4m499.1m529.4m

Gross profit

110.2m149.0m150.3m173.4m207.4m218.6m255.2m315.8m352.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%34%34%38%38%37%38%39%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

461.3m452.0m696.5m

Accounts Receivable

179.2m325.3m620.5m

Current Assets

705.6m1.0b1.8b

PP&E

87.2m88.3m91.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

370.6m342.4m437.9m704.5m717.0m658.4m738.6m1.4b721.7m

Accounts Receivable

237.2m225.8m242.1m266.1m309.0m587.6m700.6m806.7m1.2b

Current Assets

720.1m721.0m843.0m1.3b1.4b1.7b2.0b2.9b2.9b

PP&E

89.0m86.3m90.0m91.0m87.4m88.7m98.2m121.7m130.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(154.1m)(179.8m)(171.6m)(62.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

18.6m27.6m37.7m37.3m

Accounts Payable

179.0k7.8m(2.1m)4.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

(112.4m)21.1m23.1m127.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(48.0m)(77.6m)(131.5m)(96.8m)(124.1m)(156.4m)(15.1m)(31.1m)(47.1m)(24.0m)(29.9m)(10.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.5m12.0m18.5m9.1m18.1m27.8m9.4m18.6m27.6m10.2m22.5m38.3m

Accounts Payable

4.7m3.4m2.0m2.6m2.5m(867.0k)(1.5m)143.0k1.2m2.0m(9.7m)(6.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.9m)(10.5m)3.1m(15.5m)(35.8m)42.2m44.0m90.6m130.3m52.1m71.0m118.7m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-3.2 k x

EV/CFO

266.1 x

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

P/E Ratio

1.9k
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Square Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Gross Payment Volume

$23.78 b$7.12 b$8.79 b$9.54 b$35.64 b$10.29 b$12.45 b$13.25 b$49.68 b$13.65 b$16.42 b$17.39 b$65.30 b$17.83 b$21.37 b$22.50 b

Transactions

712 m1 b1.40 b

Active Cards

190 m245 m287 m

Patents Issued

133 229 379
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Square Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
WeeblyApril 27, 2018$365 m
Zesty, Inc.April 19, 2018
OrderAheadMarch 01, 2017
StorehouseJune 14, 2016
Framed DataMarch 14, 2016
FastbiteApril 08, 2015
KiliMarch 11, 2015
CaviarAugust 04, 2014$90 m
BookFreshFebruary 26, 2014
EvenlyDecember 11, 2013
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Square Revenue Breakdown

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Square revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 95.7% from United States and 4.3% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Square Online and Social Media Presence

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Square Blogs

How to Prevent Drop-Offs at Your Health and Fitness Business

For most health and fitness studios, membership and class attendance spikes in January as people try to get back on track after the holidays. But once the novelty of resolutions wears off, most people start to drop off. You want to keep customers and you don’t want sales to decrease. According to…

5 Mistakes You Should Avoid This Tax Season

Nothing in this article constitutes legal or tax advice. Please consult a professional if you have questions. When you’re a small business owner, every dollar counts. It’s critical to manage your cash flow carefully and watch your expenses closely to ensure you’re operating with a healthy profit …

What You Need to Know About Iowa’s Minimum Wage

Nothing in this article constitutes legal advice. Please consult a tax attorney or tax professional if you have questions about minimum wage compliance. Small business owners in the Hawkeye State know how important it is to stay up to date on minimum wage regulations. You want to make sure you’re…

What You Need to Know About Utah’s Minimum Wage

Nothing in this article constitutes legal advice. Please consult a tax attorney or tax professional if you have questions about minimum wage compliance. This year, 20 states are increasing their minimum wage, but Utah’s will stay the same. Despite the fact that it’s not changing, as a small busin…

How to Stage a Restaurant Soft Opening

As a restaurant owner, you know you’re in a highly competitive industry. Currently there are more than 1 million restaurants in the U.S. , and more are opening daily. On top of that, it’s a consumer-driven industry, and with the amount of consumer-generated media available, word of mouth travels f…

What You Need to Know About Maine’s Minimum Wage

Nothing in this article constitutes legal advice. Please consult a tax attorney or tax professional if you have questions about minimum wage compliance. As a small business owner in the Pine Tree State, we know you want to stay on top of recent increases to Maine’s minimum wage in 2019, and that’…
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Square Company Life and Culture

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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, Kevin Burke and Jesse Dorogusker.

  • How many employees does Square have?

    Square has 2,338 employees.

  • What is Square revenue?

    Latest Square annual revenue is $2.2 b.

  • What is Square revenue per employee?

    Latest Square revenue per employee is $947.1 k.

  • Who are Square competitors?

    Competitors of Square include Plastiq, First Data and Stripe.

  • Where is Square headquarters?

    Square headquarters is located at 1455 Market Street Suite 600, San Francisco.

  • Where are Square offices?

    Square has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, St. Louis, New York and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Square have?

    Square has 7 offices.