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NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign (VRSN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$196.56
+2.29 (+1.18%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$194.36
$196.84
50-Day Range
$192.23
$206.83
52-Week Range
$188.44
$229.72
Volume
398,748 shs
Average Volume
554,326 shs
Market Capitalization
$19.91 billion
P/E Ratio
24.82
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$241.00

VeriSign MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.9% Upside
$241.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.43mentions of VeriSign in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.24 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.93%
From $7.82 to $8.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.20 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

145th out of 583 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

4th out of 24 stocks


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About VeriSign Stock (NASDAQ:VRSN)

VeriSign, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides domain name registry services and internet infrastructure that enables internet navigation for various recognized domain names worldwide. The company enables the security, stability, and resiliency of internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 internet root servers; and offering registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net domains, which supports global e-commerce. It also back-end systems for .cc, .gov, .edu, and .name domain names, as well as operates distributed servers, networking, security, and data integrity services. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

VRSN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/26/2023
Today
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Custom computer programming services
Sub-Industry
Internet Software & Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRSN
CUSIP
92343E10
Employees
914
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$241.00
High Stock Price Target
$245.00
Low Stock Price Target
$237.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+24.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$817.60 million
Pretax Margin
65.40%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.49 billion
Cash Flow
$7.55 per share
Book Value
($15.61) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
100,348,000
Market Cap
$19.68 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

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Should I Buy VeriSign Stock? VRSN Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of VeriSign was last updated on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 2:16 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in VeriSign, Inc.:

  • VeriSign, Inc. provides domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, which are essential for internet navigation.
  • The company offers distributed servers, networking, security, and data integrity services, ensuring a reliable online presence for businesses.
  • VeriSign, Inc. has a long-standing history since its incorporation in 1995, showcasing stability and experience in the industry.
  • Recent developments in the company have shown positive growth, reflecting potential for future profitability.
  • Investors may find the current stock price of VeriSign, Inc. to be attractive for potential returns.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in VeriSign, Inc. for these reasons:

  • While VeriSign, Inc. offers essential services, competition in the internet infrastructure sector is fierce, potentially impacting market share.
  • Changes in technology and cybersecurity threats could pose challenges for VeriSign, Inc. in maintaining its position in the market.
  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties may affect the demand for domain name registry services, impacting the company's revenue.
  • Investors should consider the overall market conditions and industry trends before making investment decisions in VeriSign, Inc.
  • It is important to conduct thorough research and analysis of VeriSign, Inc.'s financial performance and future prospects before investing.














VRSN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell VeriSign stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VeriSign in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VRSN shares.
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What is VeriSign's stock price target for 2024?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for VeriSign's stock. Their VRSN share price targets range from $237.00 to $245.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $241.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRSN shares performed in 2024?

VeriSign's stock was trading at $205.96 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, VRSN stock has decreased by 4.8% and is now trading at $196.04.
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Are investors shorting VeriSign?

VeriSign saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,890,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the January 15th total of 1,670,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 571,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.83 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.74 by $0.09. The information services provider had revenue of $376.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $378.31 million. VeriSign had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 46.56% and a net margin of 54.74%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.58 earnings per share.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.6 billion-$1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.6 billion.

What is D. James Bidzos' approval rating as VeriSign's CEO?

114 employees have rated VeriSign Chief Executive Officer D. James Bidzos on Glassdoor.com. D. James Bidzos has an approval rating of 76% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of VeriSign own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other VeriSign investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Costco Wholesale (COST), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Boeing (BA).

Who are VeriSign's major shareholders?

VeriSign's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.11%), Ninety One UK Ltd (5.13%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.33%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.71%), Norges Bank (0.99%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.98%). Insiders that own company stock include D James Bidzos, Danny R Mcpherson, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Medpace Investors, Llc, Thomas C Indelicarto, Thomas F Frist III, Timothy Tomlinson, Todd B Strubbe and Todd B Strubbe.
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How do I buy shares of VeriSign?

Shares of VRSN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does VeriSign have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of VeriSign: 1 Global Place, 3united AG, CallVision, Geotrust Europe, H.O. Systems, Illuminet Holdings, Jamba, Kollective Technology, Moreover, Moreover Technologies, Network solution, Signio, SiteRock K.K., Thawte Consulting, UNC-Embratel, Unimobile Inc, inCode Wireless, and m-Qube.
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This page (NASDAQ:VRSN) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff