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VeriSign (VRSN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.83 (-0.48%)
(As of 05/24/2024 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
721,500 shs
Average Volume
649,526 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.05 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

VeriSign MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
27.4% Upside
$218.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.06mentions of VeriSign in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.14 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

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.

4.38 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

117th out of 598 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

7th out of 25 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 thirteen internet root servers; and offering registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net domains, which supports global e-commerce. It operates directory for .name and .cc; and back-end systems for .edu, domain names. VeriSign, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

VRSN Stock Price History

VRSN Stock News Headlines

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Downgraded by to Hold
VeriSign: Hasn't Been This Cheap Since 2018
VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Stock Rating Lowered by
VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN)
Q1 2024 VeriSign, Inc Earnings Call
VeriSign: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Verisign Inc. Profit Climbs In Q1, Beats estimates
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Custom computer programming services
Internet Software & Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
$817.60 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.49 billion
Cash Flow
$7.49 per share
Book Value
($16.42) per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$17.05 billion

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VRSN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell VeriSign stock right now?

2 Wall Street 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 research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VRSN shares.
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What is VeriSign's stock price target for 2024?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for VeriSign's stock. Their VRSN share price targets range from $200.00 to $236.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $218.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.4% 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 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, VRSN stock has decreased by 16.9% and is now trading at $171.17.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

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

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The information services provider reported $1.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.86 by $0.06. The information services provider earned $384.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $381.85 million. VeriSign had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.21% and a net margin of 55.04%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.70 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, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) 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 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. (10.36%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.32%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.72%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.80%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.72%) and TD Asset Management Inc (0.65%). 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, Todd B Strubbe and Yehuda Ari Buchalter.
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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 5/27/2024 by Staff

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