Square Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

US fintech Square reported $16.4 billion in gross payment volume, a 32% gain from 2Q16, as the company attracted larger sellers and increased product usage through cross selling; revenue was $552 million, increasing 26% from 2Q16; earnings per share were $0.07, increasing from $0.02 in 2Q16; the firm’s lending business, Square Capital, reported a 68% year over year increase in loan volume for the quarter. Source