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Verisign Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:VRSN)

$186.73
-0.52 (-0.28 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$186.13
Now: $186.73
$188.70
50-Day Range
$177.79
MA: $186.30
$194.06
52-Week Range
$138.77
Now: $186.73
$221.78
Volume22,136 shs
Average Volume597,777 shs
Market Capitalization$21.92 billion
P/E Ratio39.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.04
VeriSign, Inc provides domain name registry services and Internet infrastructure in the United States and internationally. The company offers registry services that operate the authoritative directory of and/or the back-end systems for .com, .net, .cc, .tv, .gov, .jobs, .edu, .name, and other domain names. Its registry services allow individuals and organizations to establish their online identities. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSN
CUSIP92343E10
Phone703-948-3200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.21 billion
Cash Flow$5.19 per share
Book Value($12.37) per share

Profitability

Net Income$582.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees900
Market Cap$21.92 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verisign's stock symbol?

Verisign trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRSN."

How will Verisign's stock buyback program work?

Verisign announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Saturday, February 10th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $586,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Verisign's earnings last quarter?

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The information services provider reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.05. The information services provider earned $308.42 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $308.34 million. Verisign had a net margin of 52.60% and a negative return on equity of 44.38%. Verisign's quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.23 EPS. View Verisign's Earnings History.

When is Verisign's next earnings date?

Verisign is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Verisign.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

2 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Verisign's shares. Their forecasts range from $195.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Verisign's stock price to reach $217.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Verisign.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verisign?

2 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Verisign.

Has Verisign been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VRSN stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verisign earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Verisign.

Who are some of Verisign's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Verisign own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verisign investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Motorola Solutions (MSI), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Rite Aid (RAD), Twitter (TWTR), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Workday (WDAY) and Costco Wholesale (COST).

Who are Verisign's key executives?

Verisign's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. D. James Bidzos, Founder, Exec. Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. George E. Kilguss III, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Todd B. Strubbe, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Indelicarto, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr., Sr. VP & CTO

Who are Verisign's major shareholders?

Verisign's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (1.51%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.29%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.76%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.37%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.18%). Company insiders that own Verisign stock include Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto and Timothy Tomlinson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verisign.

Which major investors are selling Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Mackay Shields LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Denali Advisors LLC, Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Argyle Capital Management Inc., Stephens Inc. AR and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Verisign company stock in the last year include Thomas C Indelicarto and Timothy Tomlinson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verisign.

Which major investors are buying Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., California Public Employees Retirement System, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, SG Americas Securities LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and New York State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verisign.

How do I buy shares of Verisign?

Shares of VRSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verisign's stock price today?

One share of VRSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $186.73.

How big of a company is Verisign?

Verisign has a market capitalization of $21.92 billion and generates $1.21 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $582.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.75 on an earnings per share basis. Verisign employs 900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Verisign.

What is Verisign's official website?

The official website for Verisign is http://www.verisign.com/.

How can I contact Verisign?

Verisign's mailing address is 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston VA, 20190. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 703-948-3200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Verisign (NASDAQ VRSN)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  381 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  676
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verisign and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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