NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign Stock Forecast, Price & News

$208.32
+4.44 (+2.18 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$204.91
Now: $208.32
$208.78
50-Day Range
$188.10
MA: $196.28
$206.18
52-Week Range
$184.60
Now: $208.32
$221.30
Volume406,272 shs
Average Volume660,238 shs
Market Capitalization$23.56 billion
P/E Ratio30.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.87
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. VeriSign, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSN
CUSIP92343E10
Phone703-948-3200
Employees907
Year Founded1995

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.62 per share
Book Value($12.69) per share

Profitability

Net Income$612.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$23.56 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) EVP Sells $245,200.00 in Stock
March 29, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Is Verisign (VRSN) Stock A Buy or Sell? - Yahoo Finance
March 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is Verisign (VRSN) Stock A Buy or Sell?
March 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

254th out of 1,551 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

6th out of 45 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$208.32
+4.44 (+2.18 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is VeriSign a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VeriSign in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" VeriSign stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than VeriSign?

Wall Street analysts have given VeriSign a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but VeriSign wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

VeriSign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How can I listen to VeriSign's earnings call?

VeriSign will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 11th. The information services provider reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. The information services provider had revenue of $320.28 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $320.29 million. VeriSign had a net margin of 63.32% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 54.86%.
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How has VeriSign's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

VeriSign's stock was trading at $178.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRSN stock has increased by 17.0% and is now trading at $208.32.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.3-1.32 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.35 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for VeriSign's shares. Their forecasts range from $204.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate VeriSign's stock price to reach $233.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are VeriSign's key executives?

VeriSign's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. D. James Bidzos, Founder, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 66, Pay $2.02M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Todd B. Strubbe, Pres & COO (Age 58, Pay $1.06M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. George E. Kilguss III, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $936.37k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Indelicarto, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $810.65k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr., Sr. VP & CTO (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott T. Schnell, Sr. VP of Global Marketing & Channel Management (Age 63) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Ellen Petrocci, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Patrick S. Kane, Sr. VP of Naming & Registry Services (Age 59) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Danny McPherson, Exec. VP & Chief Security Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Dave Pool, Sr. VP of Technology Services (LinkedIn Profile)

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

114 employees have rated VeriSign CEO D. James Bidzos on Glassdoor.com. D. James Bidzos has an approval rating of 76% among VeriSign's employees.

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), The Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Costco Wholesale (COST), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and The 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.03%), First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (0.01%) and DnB Asset Management AS (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling VeriSign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal London Asset Management Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 institutional investors are buying VeriSign stock?

VRSN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., DnB Asset Management AS, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, FDx Advisors Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Gilbert & Cook Inc..
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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 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 $208.32.

How much money does VeriSign make?

VeriSign has a market capitalization of $23.56 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.

How many employees does VeriSign have?

VeriSign employs 907 workers across the globe.

When was VeriSign founded?

VeriSign was founded in 1995.

What is VeriSign's official website?

The official website for VeriSign is www.verisign.com.

Where are VeriSign's headquarters?

VeriSign is headquartered at 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston VA, 20190.

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 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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