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NASDAQ:VRSNVerisign Stock Price, Forecast & News

$198.65
-2.35 (-1.17 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$196.34
Now: $198.65
$200.95
50-Day Range
$201.00
MA: $209.41
$219.03
52-Week Range
$148.77
Now: $198.65
$221.78
Volume1.00 million shs
Average Volume708,140 shs
Market Capitalization$22.95 billion
P/E Ratio29.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.19 per share
Book Value($12.69) per share

Profitability

Net Income$612.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees900
Market Cap$22.95 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verisign's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 shares have increased by 11.6% and is now trading at $198.65. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Verisign.

When is Verisign's next earnings date?

Verisign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Verisign.

How can I listen to Verisign's earnings call?

Verisign will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 23rd 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 23rd. The information services provider reported $1.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.23. The information services provider earned $313 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $309.25 million. Verisign had a net margin of 63.33% and a negative return on equity of 54.28%. The firm's revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.31 earnings per share. View Verisign's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Verisign's shares. Their forecasts range from $204.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Verisign's stock price to reach $229.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Verisign.

Has Verisign been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VRSN stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Verisign earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media 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 impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Verisign.

Are investors shorting Verisign?

Verisign saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,640,000 shares, a drop of 7.9% from the June 15th total of 1,780,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 722,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold. View Verisign's Current Options Chain.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Rite Aid (RAD), Netflix (NFLX), Motorola Solutions (MSI), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU) 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Horan Capital Management (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own Verisign stock include D James Bidzos, Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto, Timothy Tomlinson and Todd B Strubbe. 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Verisign company stock in the last year include D James Bidzos, Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto, Timothy Tomlinson, and Todd B Strubbe. View insider buying and selling activity for Verisign.

Which major investors are buying Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Horan Capital Management, Cypress Capital Group, DNB Asset Management AS, Clarius Group LLC, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., and Ellevest Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $198.65.

How big of a company is Verisign?

Verisign has a market capitalization of $22.95 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 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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