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NASDAQ:VRSN

Verisign Stock Forecast, Price & News

$203.49
+0.50 (+0.25 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$198.47
Now: $203.49
$203.55
50-Day Range
$196.81
MA: $206.98
$219.70
52-Week Range
$148.77
Now: $203.49
$221.30
Volume871,778 shs
Average Volume707,873 shs
Market Capitalization$23.37 billion
P/E Ratio30.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.85
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. The company also provides root zone maintainer services. VeriSign, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.34 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.63 per share
Book Value($12.69) per share

Profitability

Net Income$612.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees900
Market Cap$23.37 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$203.49
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(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verisign's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Verisign's stock was trading at $178.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRSN stock has increased by 14.3% and is now trading at $203.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Verisign?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisign in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Verisign's next earnings date?

Verisign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Verisign's earnings last quarter?

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The information services provider reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.32. The information services provider earned $314.37 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $312.43 million. Verisign had a net margin of 63.32% and a negative return on equity of 54.86%.
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What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Verisign's shares. Their forecasts range from $204.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Verisign's share price to reach $229.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Verisign?

Verisign saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,290,000 shares, a decline of 13.4% from the August 15th total of 1,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 672,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX), Costco Wholesale (COST), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Verisign's key executives?

Verisign's management team includes the following 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

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (10.13%), Ninety One UK Ltd (2.48%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.25%), FMR LLC (1.60%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.49%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.30%). Company insiders that own Verisign stock include D James Bidzos, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto, Timothy Tomlinson and Todd B Strubbe.
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Which major investors are selling Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Ninety One UK Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Baird Financial Group Inc., and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Verisign company stock in the last year include D James Bidzos, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto, Timothy Tomlinson, and Todd B Strubbe.
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Which major investors are buying Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, and Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V..
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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 $203.49.

How big of a company is Verisign?

Verisign has a market capitalization of $23.37 billion and generates $1.23 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $612.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.15 on an earnings per share basis. Verisign employs 900 workers across the globe.

What is Verisign's official website?

The official website for Verisign is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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