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VeriSign Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.43 (-0.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $195.27
50-Day Range
MA: $208.36
52-Week Range
Now: $195.27
Volume536,730 shs
Average Volume674,673 shs
Market Capitalization$22.28 billion
P/E Ratio28.97
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

221st out of 1,258 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

6th out of 42 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.27 per share
Book Value($12.69) per share


Net Income$612.30 million


Market Cap$22.28 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.43 (-0.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 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. Since then, VRSN shares have increased by 9.7% and is now trading at $195.27.
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Is VeriSign a buy right now?

4 Wall Street 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 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, February 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to VeriSign's earnings call?

VeriSign will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 11th 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The information services provider reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.24. The information services provider had revenue of $317.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $316.07 million. VeriSign had a negative return on equity of 54.86% and a net margin of 63.32%. VeriSign's revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.36 earnings per share.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.262-1.267 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.26 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for VeriSign's stock. Their forecasts range from $204.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect VeriSign's stock price to reach $233.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.7% from the stock's current price.
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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), 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).

Who are VeriSign's key executives?

VeriSign's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. D. James Bidzos, Founder, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 65, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Todd B. Strubbe, Pres & COO (Age 57, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. George E. Kilguss III, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $936.37k)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Indelicarto, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $810.65k)
  • Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr., Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Scott T. Schnell, Sr. VP of Global Marketing & Channel Management (Age 62)
  • Ms. Ellen Petrocci, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Patrick S. Kane, Sr. VP of Naming & Directory Services (Age 58)
  • Mr. Danny McPherson, Exec. VP & Chief Security Officer
  • Mr. Dave Pool, Sr. VP of Technology Services

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.01%), First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (0.01%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (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 major investors are selling VeriSign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Diversified Trust Co, and Clarius Group LLC.
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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.

What is VeriSign's stock price today?

One share of VRSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $195.27.

How big of a company is VeriSign?

VeriSign has a market capitalization of $22.28 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 872 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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