VeriSign Company Profile (NASDAQ:VRSN)

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: $78.53
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $77.65
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $84.03
  • 52-Week Range: $106,766,000.00 - $67.04
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.78
  • P/E Growth: 2.81
  • Market Cap: $8.38B
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,766,000
  • Beta: 1.26
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 37.47%
  • Return on Equity: -37.96%
  • Return on Assets: 17.20%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.10%
  • Current Ratio: 1.32%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.32%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.33)
Consensus Price Target: $79.33 (1.02% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSell$70.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$80.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$84.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
7/27/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$72.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
1/26/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$56.81 -> $47.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$0.86$0.91$284.34 million$286.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.83$0.85$277.77 million$281.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.78$0.79$270.07 million$273.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.77$0.78$265.26 million$265.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.75$0.74$261.89 million$263.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.75$0.74$259.00 million$258.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.72$0.70$256.70 million$255.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.69$0.70$253.46 million$255.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.64$0.68$251.69 million$250.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.63$0.64$248.98 million$248.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.28$0.65$244.77 million$246.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.56$0.59$240.52 million$244.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.58$237.14 million$239.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.54$0.58$232.60 million$236.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.51$0.59$229.28 million$230.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.49$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.43$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.41$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.37$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.35$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.30$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.78 EPS

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.92%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/2/2016Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell1,477$85.30$125,988.10View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Berkshire Hathaway IncMajor ShareholderSell32,255$89.30$2,880,371.50View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell1,350$81.48$109,998.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Jamie S GorelickDirectorBuy1,000$64.19$64,190.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell8,884$60.81$540,236.04View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Kathleen A CoteDirectorSell3,546$60.07$213,008.22View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Richard H GoshornSVPSell12,940$58.58$758,025.20View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014John D RoachDirectorSell20,432$58.81$1,201,605.92View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Richard GoshornSVPSell7,832$56.01$438,670.32View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014John RoachDirectorSell11,000$55.53$610,830.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Roger H/Ca MooreDirectorSell19,432$56.76$1,102,960.32View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Richard H GoshornSVPSell41,563$54.25$2,254,792.75View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Richard GoshornSVPSell6,581$48.54$319,441.74View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John D RoachDirectorSell2,000$48.39$96,780.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Timothy TomlinsonDirectorSell4,200$47.46$199,332.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Richard H GoshornSVPSell8,620$48.27$416,087.40View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013William L ChenevichDirectorSell8,000$44.83$358,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Roger H/Ca MooreDirectorSell44,883$46.38$2,081,673.54View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
DateHeadline
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN), News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 24 at 7:04 PM
benzinga.com logoVeriSign Shares Trade Lower Courtesy Of Citi And The U.S. Senate - Benzinga (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.benzinga.com - September 22 at 7:40 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 7:40 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN), Rexnord Corp (NYSE:RXN) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 22 at 6:49 AM
News IconVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Upcoming Earnings: What matter for investors? - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 21 at 7:31 PM
News IconInternet grows to 334.6 million domain name registrations in Q2, 2016 (NASDAQ:VRSN)
cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com - September 21 at 11:51 AM
News IconAlmost 7.9 million internet domain name registrations were added in Q2 2016: VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.bgr.in - September 21 at 11:51 AM
News IconInternet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
gadgets.ndtv.com - September 21 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInternet now has 334.6 mn domain name registrations (NASDAQ:VRSN)
in.finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 11:51 AM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI), Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 16 at 7:42 PM
News IconSignificant Runner- VeriSign, Inc.'s (VRSN) - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.hotstockspoint.com - September 16 at 7:42 PM
News IconVerisign: As Of June 30 There Are 334.6 Million Domains In The World; Up 12.9% From Last Year (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.thedomains.com - September 16 at 11:40 AM
4-traders.com logoVerisign : Internet Grows to 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2016 (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 8:08 PM
publicnow.com logoInternet Grows to 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2016 (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 8:08 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN), Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 15 at 11:47 AM
News IconShort Information Review for: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Post News (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 8:13 PM
News IconWhat Wall Street is saying about Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - National Daily Press (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 14 at 8:13 PM
News IconShares in Focus: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Earnings & Targets Update - Frisco Fastball (NASDAQ:VRSN)
friscofastball.com - September 14 at 8:13 PM
News IconWhat Wall Street is saying about Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 14 at 12:24 PM
News IconStock Up Over the Past Five Trading Sessions: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - Post News (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 13 at 6:53 AM
News IconPlacing VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Shares Under the Microscope - National Daily Press (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 7:01 AM
News IconLong Term Growth Stock in Review: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) - National Daily Press (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 7:01 AM
News IconVolatile Movement - VeriSign, Inc.'s (VRSN) - Cosumnes Connection (subscription) (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.crcconnection.com - September 8 at 11:55 AM
News IconVeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) Stock Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company - BNB Daily (blog) (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.baseball-news-blog.com - September 8 at 11:55 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to VeriSign, Inc. : September 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.capitalcube.com - September 8 at 11:55 AM
News IconPrincipal Financial Group Incorporated (NYSE:PFG) Shorted Shares Decreased By 0.03% (NASDAQ:VRSN)
myhealthbowl.com - September 7 at 11:54 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 7:05 AM
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www.schaeffersresearch.com - September 3 at 6:58 AM
News IconPrice Target Watch: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN), Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) - Frisco Fastball (NASDAQ:VRSN)
friscofastball.com - September 3 at 6:58 AM
wsj.com logoDeals Stoke Criticism Over U.S.’s Plan to End Internet Oversight (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.wsj.com - September 2 at 7:50 PM
nasdaq.com logoVeriSign Inc. (VRSN) Is Suring In Early Trade (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.nasdaq.com - September 2 at 7:50 PM
thestreet.com logoWhy Verisign (VRSN) Stock Is Soaring Today (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.thestreet.com - September 2 at 7:50 PM
cnbc.com logoTed Cruz and his weird relationship with .com addresses (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.cnbc.com - September 2 at 7:50 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN), Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - September 1 at 11:21 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Deals Stoke Criticism Over U.S.'s Plan to End Internet Oversight (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.wsj.com - September 1 at 11:21 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Deals Stoke Criticism Over U.S.’s Plan to End Internet Oversight (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.wsj.com - September 1 at 11:21 AM
stocksdaily.net logoVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Held $1915.43 In Cash And Short-Term Investments - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 30 at 7:54 PM
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www.4-traders.com - August 29 at 7:16 AM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN ... - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VRSN)
voiceregistrar.com - August 27 at 7:13 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to VeriSign, Inc. : August 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.capitalcube.com - August 25 at 8:26 PM
live-pr.com logoNew Market Research Report: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.live-pr.com - August 24 at 7:54 PM
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www.hotstockspoint.com - August 23 at 8:17 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 12:26 PM
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stockznews.com - August 22 at 8:05 PM
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www.stocksdaily.net - August 22 at 8:05 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 11:06 AM
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www.senecaglobe.com - August 17 at 8:30 PM
forbes.com logoVerisign is Now Oversold (VRSN) (NASDAQ:VRSN)
www.forbes.com - August 17 at 11:06 AM
stocksdaily.net logoVeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Cash and Short – Term Investments Is Reported At $1915.43 Millions - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff