2020 was a great year for Square‘s (NYSE: SQ) investors. The digital payments and financial services leader delivered gains of nearly 250% last year, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Better still, Square’s shareholders could be in store for even more gains in the year ahead.
COVID-19 is accelerating the shift away from cash and toward digital forms of payment. Square is helping to enable this trend. The fintech company’s payment-processing services allow merchants to quickly and easily accept credit and debit card transactions, while its popular Cash App lets people digitally send and receive money.