The Wall Street Journal is reporting private company, Sqaure, had been in buyouts talks with tech-powerhouse Google earlier this year. While Square receives a wide range of media and consumer attention, the company's financial health is reportedly less than ideal.
In the following video, Motley Fool analysts David Hanson and Tyler Riggs discuss the possible acquisition and the future of Square. Tyler and David are both skeptical about Square's long-term profitability and viability given its low margins and lack of competitive moat.
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