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Morningstar‘s Block Inc. Square Stock Analysis SQ

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Brett Horn, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

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We think Block’s business model on the merchant side, characterized by efficient client onboarding, innovative point-of-sale devices, flat fees, and an internally developed and integrated set of software solutions, allows the company to reach and retain micro merchants that are unviable for other acquirers. In essence, we believe Square's initial success came largely from expanding the acquiring market, as opposed to stealing material share from existing players.

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Founded in 2009, Block provides payment acquiring services to merchants, along with related services. The company also launched Cash App, a person-to-person payment network. Block has operations in Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom; about 5% of revenue is generated outside the U.S.

1455 Market Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA, 94103
T +1 415 375-3176
Industry Software - Infrastructure
Most Recent Earnings Sep 30, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Employees 8,521