Quick Update for Block (SQ) Investors

Block logged a -0.8% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $44.44 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $82.55.

Block, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates tools that enables sellers to accept card payments and provides reporting and analytics, and next-day settlement. The large-cap company is based in the United States.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Block:

  • Block has moved -25.0% over the last year.

  • SQ has a forward P/E ratio of 18.4 based on its EPS guidance of 2.41.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of -17.2%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.52.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.52

Block Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-23 175,903 -170,815 346,718 -64.7
2022-02-24 847,830 -134,320 982,150 215.28
2021-02-23 173,110 -138,402 311,512 285.52
2020-02-26 327,630 246,826 80,804 -77.42
2019-02-27 295,080 -62,787 357,867 132.67
2018-02-27 127,711 -26,097 153,808

Block's free cash flows have a decent average of $372.14 Million over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 389683878.9%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 0.0%.

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