VeriSign Company Profile (NASDAQ:VRSN)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 1 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.33)
Consensus Price Target: $81.67 (2.77% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
1/5/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$76.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/4/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$87.00 -> $84.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/23/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$74.00 -> $84.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/27/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$72.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/26/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$56.81 -> $47.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$0.87$284.34 millionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2016Q116$0.83$0.85$277.77 million$281.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2016Q415$0.78$0.79$270.07 million$273.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$0.77$0.78$265.26 million$265.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$0.75$0.74$261.89 million$263.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015Q115$0.75$0.74$259.00 million$258.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q414$0.72$0.70$256.70 million$255.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q314$0.69$0.70$253.46 million$255.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014Q214$0.64$0.68$251.69 million$250.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014Q114$0.63$0.64$248.98 million$248.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2014Q413$0.28$0.65$244.77 million$246.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q313$0.56$0.59$240.52 million$244.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.58$237.14 million$239.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.54$0.58$232.60 million$236.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.51$0.59$229.28 million$230.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2012$0.49$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2012$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$0.43$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2012$0.41$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$0.37$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2011$0.35$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2011$0.30$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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Dividends

Dividend History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
4/29/2016Berkshire Hathaway IncMajor ShareholderSell32,255$89.30$2,880,371.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2016Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell1,350$81.48$109,998.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2015Jamie S GorelickDirectorBuy1,000$64.19$64,190.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/11/2015Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell8,884$60.81$540,236.04View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2014Kathleen A CoteDirectorSell3,546$60.07$213,008.22View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2014Richard H GoshornSVPSell12,940$58.58$758,025.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2014John D RoachDirectorSell20,432$58.81$1,201,605.92View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2014Richard GoshornSVPSell7,832$56.01$438,670.32View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014John RoachDirectorSell11,000$55.53$610,830.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2013Roger H/Ca MooreDirectorSell19,432$56.76$1,102,960.32View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2013Richard H GoshornSVPSell41,563$54.25$2,254,792.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2013Richard GoshornSVPSell6,581$48.54$319,441.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/1/2013John D RoachDirectorSell2,000$48.39$96,780.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/30/2013Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell4,200$47.46$199,332.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/22/2013Richard H GoshornSVPSell8,620$48.27$416,087.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2013William L ChenevichDirectorSell8,000$44.83$358,640.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/10/2012Roger H/Ca MooreDirectorSell44,883$46.38$2,081,673.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 07:44 PMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Cash Balance At $1915.43 Millions - Stocks Daily
07/26/16 05:51 PMWhat's in Store for VeriSign (VRSN) This Earnings Season? -
07/25/16 07:21 PMVerisign, Inc. : half-yearly earnings release
07/23/16 10:46 AMFriday Session Wrap-up for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 10:05 AMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - TGP
07/20/16 08:15 PMVerisign : Internet Grows to 326.4 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2016
07/20/16 10:02 AMStock Strength in Focus for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:21 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Fiscal Standard
07/19/16 07:21 PMShares Lower on the Year VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:21 PMLong Term Value Play: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - TGP
07/19/16 03:32 PMInternet Grows to 326.4 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2016 - [Business Wire] - VeriSign, Inc. , a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that approximately 12 million domain names were added to the internet in the first quarter of 2016, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 326.4 million worldwide across all top-level domains as of March 31, 2016, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief.
07/18/16 07:19 AMVeriSign, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VRSN-US : July 18, 2016 -
07/17/16 06:16 AMVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 14 - Equities.com
07/17/16 06:16 AMShare Performance Summary for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 06:10 PMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 07:25 PMVerisign Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRSN) Short Interest Decreased By 0.43% - Consumer Eagle
07/14/16 10:49 AM5 Ray Dalio Holdings Attracting Short Sellers
07/13/16 07:30 PMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Quarterly Dividend Was $-463.498 Millions - Stocks Daily
07/13/16 07:30 PMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Yearly Sales Target At $1169.713 - Investor Newswire
07/11/16 06:14 AMShare Valuation Recap for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 06:14 AMStock Performance Rundown on: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 07:04 PMWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 07:04 PMShares Finishing Down for the Week VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 07:04 PMVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) Pops 2.64% for July 08 - Equities.com
07/06/16 07:40 PMShort Information Review for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 07:40 PMSales of $1169.713 expected for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Investor Newswire
07/06/16 07:26 AMVeriSign, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VRSN-US : July 6, 2016 -
07/06/16 05:56 AMLong Term Growth Stock: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 05:56 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 05:56 AMStock Strength Recap for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
07/05/16 03:05 PMVerisign to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [Business Wire] - VeriSign, Inc. , a global leader in domain names and internet security, announced that its earnings call for the second quarter 2016 will take place on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
07/03/16 05:48 AMStock Valuation in Review: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Telanagana Press
07/03/16 05:48 AMVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 30 - Equities.com
07/03/16 05:48 AMShare Performance Recap for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 09:51 AMShort Data Recap for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Engelwood Daily
06/30/16 09:51 AMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/30/16 09:51 AMVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) Pops 2.56% for June 28 - Equities.com
06/30/16 09:51 AMVerisign: Time To Make Some Real Money - Seeking Alpha
06/29/16 09:50 AMGlobal Managed DNS Services Market (Enterprise, Self-service) Analysis and Forecasts to 2027
06/28/16 06:19 AMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 06:19 AMShares in Decline this Year VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Press Telegraph
06/26/16 06:03 AMWere Analysts Bearish Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) This Week? - Engelwood Daily
06/25/16 10:48 AMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Fiscal Standard
06/25/16 10:48 AMLook Out For Analyst's Recommendation: Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - iStreetWire
06/25/16 10:48 AMVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) Falls 3.55% for June 24 - Equities.com
06/24/16 09:47 AMDonuts Seeks To Acquire Entirety Of Rightside Group, Ltd.'s gTLD Registry
06/23/16 01:30 PMVeriSign, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:VRSN) : June 23, 2016 -
06/23/16 09:42 AMVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Yearly Sales Projections At $1169.713 - Investor Newswire
06/22/16 07:09 AMVeriSign, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VRSN-US : June 22, 2016 -
06/10/16 03:37 PMVERISIGN INC/CA Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Sec -

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About VeriSign

VeriSign logoVeriSign, Inc. is a provider of domain name registry services and Internet security, enabling Internet navigation for domain names and providing protection for Websites and enterprises around the world (Registry Services). The Company operates in Registry Services and Security Services segment. Its product suite also includes Security Services consisting of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services (iDefense) and Managed Domain Name System (Managed DNS) Services. The Company's Registry Services provides the security and resiliency of Internet infrastructure and services, including the .com and .net domains, approximately two of the Internet's root servers, and operation of the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). The Company has operations inside, as well as outside the United States. Its operations infrastructure consists of approximately three secure data centers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: VRSN
  • CUSIP: 92343E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $83.99
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $84.48
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $84.14
  • P/E Ratio: 28.18
  • P/E Growth: 2.97
  • Market Cap: $9.11B
  • Beta: 1.22
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.49 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.78 EPS
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VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016