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NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign - VRSN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$202.09
+4.81 (+2.44%)
(As of 08/12/2022 09:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$198.15
$202.56
50-Day Range
$156.51
$202.09
52-Week Range
$155.25
$257.03
Volume
389,000 shs
Average Volume
691,745 shs
Market Capitalization
$21.68 billion
P/E Ratio
27.53
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$210.00

VeriSign MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.9% Upside
$210.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.54% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of VeriSign in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$127,958 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.74%
From $6.05 to $6.76 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.92 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

504th out of 665 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

25th out of 30 stocks

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About VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Stock

VeriSign, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides domain name registry services and internet infrastructure that enables internet navigation for various recognized domain names worldwide. It enables the security, stability, and resiliency of internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 internet root servers; and offering registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net domains, which support global e-commerce. The company also back-end systems for .cc, .gov, .edu, and .name domain names, as well as operates distributed servers, networking, security, and data integrity services. VeriSign, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Robert W. Baird cut VeriSign from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $260.00 to $210.00 in a research note on Friday, April 29th.

VeriSign Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:VRSN opened at $202.09 on Monday. The firm's 50 day simple moving average is $177.49 and its 200 day simple moving average is $193.62. VeriSign has a fifty-two week low of $155.25 and a fifty-two week high of $257.03. The company has a market capitalization of $21.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.53 and a beta of 1.00.

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The information services provider reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.02. VeriSign had a net margin of 59.09% and a negative return on equity of 47.84%. The company had revenue of $351.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $348.77 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that VeriSign will post 6.05 earnings per share for the current year.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other VeriSign news, Director Timothy Tomlinson sold 685 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $186.80, for a total value of $127,958.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,692 shares in the company, valued at $2,931,265.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.98% of the company's stock.

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VRSN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Custom computer programming services
Sub-Industry
Internet Software & Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRSN
CUSIP
92343E10
Employees
902
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$784.83 million
Pretax Margin
60.51%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.33 billion
Cash Flow
$6.01 per share
Book Value
($13.56) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
106,232,000
Market Cap
$21.68 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.00

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VRSN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell VeriSign stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VeriSign in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" VRSN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VRSN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is VeriSign's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for VeriSign's shares. Their VRSN share price forecasts range from $210.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $210.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRSN shares performed in 2022?

VeriSign's stock was trading at $253.82 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, VRSN shares have decreased by 20.4% and is now trading at $202.09.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The information services provider reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.02. The information services provider earned $351.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $348.77 million. VeriSign had a net margin of 59.09% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.84%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.31 earnings per share.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.42 billion-$1.43 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.44 billion.

What is D. James Bidzos' approval rating as VeriSign's CEO?

114 employees have rated VeriSign Chief Executive Officer D. James Bidzos on Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is VeriSign's stock symbol?

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

Who are VeriSign's major shareholders?

VeriSign's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.69%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.53%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.61%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (1.23%), Northern Trust Corp (1.07%) and Liontrust Investment Partners LLP (0.79%). Insiders that own company stock include D James Bidzos, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Medpace Investors, Llc, Thomas C Indelicarto, Thomas F Frist III, Timothy Tomlinson, Todd B Strubbe and Todd B Strubbe.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is VeriSign's stock price today?

One share of VRSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $202.09.

How much money does VeriSign make?

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) has a market capitalization of $21.68 billion and generates $1.33 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $784.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.34 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does VeriSign have?

The company employs 902 workers across the globe.

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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When was VeriSign founded?

VeriSign was founded in 1995.

How can I contact VeriSign?

VeriSign's mailing address is 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston VA, 20190. The official website for the company is www.verisign.com. The information services provider can be reached via phone at (703) 948-3200, via email at ir@verisign.com, or via fax at 703-421-4873.

This page (NASDAQ:VRSN) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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