About Verisign (VRSN)
VeriSign, Inc. is a provider of domain name registry services and Internet security. The Company operates through Registry Services and Security Services segment. Registry Services ensure the security, stability and resiliency of Internet infrastructure and services, including the .com and .net domains, and operation of the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). Security Services provides infrastructure assurance services consisting of Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Protection Services, Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services (iDefense) and Managed DNS Services. DDoS Protection Services supports online business continuity by providing monitoring and mitigation services against DDoS attacks. iDefense provides access to cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats. Managed DNS Services is a hosting service that delivers DNS resolution for the availability of Web-based systems.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Computer and Technology
- Industry: Internet Information Providers
- Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
- Exchange: NASDAQ
- Symbol: VRSN
- CUSIP: 92343E10
- Previous Close: $87.19
- 50 Day Moving Average: $84.16
- 200 Day Moving Average: $80.33
- 52-Week Range: $74.01 - $91.99
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.49
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.71
- P/E Growth: 2.83
- Market Cap: $8.92B
- Outstanding Shares: 102,328,000
- Beta: 1.2
- Net Margins: 38.58%
- Return on Equity: -36.88%
- Return on Assets: 18.32%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.03%
- Current Ratio: 1.21%
- Quick Ratio: 1.21%
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Earnings History for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)Earnings History by Quarter for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|4/26/2017|| || || || || || || || |
|2/9/2017||Q416||$0.88||$0.92||$282.97 million||$286.00 million||View||Listen|
|10/27/2016||Q316||$0.87||$0.93||$287.08 million||$287.60 million||View||Listen|
|7/28/2016||Q216||$0.86||$0.91||$284.34 million||$286.00 million||View||Listen|
|4/28/2016||Q116||$0.83||$0.85||$277.77 million||$281.90 million||View||Listen|
|2/11/2016||Q415||$0.78||$0.79||$270.07 million||$273.00 million||View||Listen|
|10/22/2015||Q315||$0.77||$0.78||$265.26 million||$265.80 million||View||Listen|
|7/23/2015||Q215||$0.75||$0.74||$261.89 million||$263.00 million||View||Listen|
|4/23/2015||Q115||$0.75||$0.74||$259.00 million||$258.40 million||View||N/A|
|2/5/2015||Q414||$0.72||$0.70||$256.70 million||$255.92 million||View||N/A|
|10/23/2014||Q314||$0.69||$0.70||$253.46 million||$255.02 million||View||Listen|
|7/24/2014||Q214||$0.64||$0.68||$251.69 million||$250.40 million||View||N/A|
|4/24/2014||Q114||$0.63||$0.64||$248.98 million||$248.80 million||View||N/A|
|2/6/2014||Q413||$0.28||$0.65||$244.77 million||$246.00 million||View||N/A|
|10/24/2013||Q313||$0.56||$0.59||$240.52 million||$244.00 million||View||N/A|
|7/25/2013||Q2 2013||$0.55||$0.58||$237.14 million||$239.00 million||View||N/A|
|4/25/2013||Q1 2013||$0.54||$0.58||$232.60 million||$236.50 million||View||N/A|
|1/24/2013||Q4 2012||$0.51||$0.59||$229.28 million||$230.20 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.86 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21 EPS
Dividend History for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.92%Insider Trades by Quarter for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|8/2/2016||Timothy Tomlinson||Director||Sell||1,477||$85.30||$125,988.10|| |
|4/29/2016||Berkshire Hathaway Inc||Major Shareholder||Sell||32,255||$89.30||$2,880,371.50|| |
|2/17/2016||Timothy Tomlinson||Director||Sell||1,350||$81.48||$109,998.00|| |
|4/29/2015||Jamie S Gorelick||Director||Buy||1,000||$64.19||$64,190.00|| |
|2/11/2015||Timothy Tomlinson||Director||Sell||8,884||$60.81||$540,236.04|| |
|11/13/2014||Kathleen A Cote||Director||Sell||3,546||$60.07||$213,008.22|| |
|10/30/2014||Richard H Goshorn||SVP||Sell||12,940||$58.58||$758,025.20|| |
|10/28/2014||John D Roach||Director||Sell||20,432||$58.81||$1,201,605.92|| |
|3/5/2014||Richard Goshorn||SVP||Sell||7,832||$56.01||$438,670.32|| |
|2/19/2014||John Roach||Director||Sell||11,000||$55.53||$610,830.00|| |
|12/4/2013||Roger H/Ca Moore||Director||Sell||19,432||$56.76||$1,102,960.32|| |
|11/4/2013||Richard H Goshorn||SVP||Sell||41,563||$54.25||$2,254,792.75|| |
|8/6/2013||Richard Goshorn||SVP||Sell||6,581||$48.54||$319,441.74|| |
|8/1/2013||John D Roach||Director||Sell||2,000||$48.39||$96,780.00|| |
|7/30/2013||Timothy Tomlinson||Director||Sell||4,200||$47.46||$199,332.00|| |
|5/22/2013||Richard H Goshorn||SVP||Sell||8,620||$48.27||$416,087.40|| |
|2/5/2013||William L Chenevich||Director||Sell||8,000||$44.83||$358,640.00|| |
|8/10/2012||Roger H/Ca Moore||Director||Sell||44,883||$46.38||$2,081,673.54|| |
Headline Trends for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
What is Verisign's stock symbol?
Verisign trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRSN."
How were Verisign's earnings last quarter?
Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.04. The business earned $286 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $282.97 million. Verisign had a net margin of 38.58% and a negative return on equity of 36.88%. Verisign's revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS.
When will Verisign make its next earnings announcement?
Verisign is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.
Where is Verisign's stock going? Where will Verisign's stock price be in 2017?
4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Verisign's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Verisign's stock price to reach $80.75 in the next twelve months.
Who owns Verisign stock?
Verisign's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.14%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.13%), Norges Bank (1.17%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.67%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.65%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.58%). Company insiders that own Verisign stock include Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Jamie S Gorelick and Timothy Tomlinson.
Who sold Verisign stock? Who is selling Verisign stock?
Verisign's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, AQR Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Capital Guardian Trust Co. and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have sold Verisign stock in the last year include Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Timothy Tomlinson.
Who bought Verisign stock? Who is buying Verisign stock?
Verisign's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Investec Asset Management LTD, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP, Numeric Investors LLC, Elkfork Partners LLC and Oxford Asset Management.
How do I buy Verisign stock?
Shares of Verisign can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Verisign stock cost?
One share of Verisign stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.19.
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