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: $81.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $80.42
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $80.84
  • 52-Week Range: $70.26 - $91.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.48
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $8.53B
  • Outstanding Shares: 104,574,000
  • Beta: 1.19
  • Net Margins: 38.69%
  • Return on Equity: -37.72%
  • Return on Assets: 18.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -1.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.21%
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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 (2.79% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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 12/8/2014 forward)


Earnings History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.87$0.93$287.08 million$287.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.80 EPS


Dividend History for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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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)


Latest Headlines for VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN)
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VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Chart for Thursday, December, 8, 2016

Last Updated on 12/8/2016 by Staff