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NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign - VRSN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$213.60
-4.13 (-1.90%)
(As of 02/6/2023 04:10 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$212.76
$217.01
50-Day Range
$194.96
$222.37
52-Week Range
$155.25
$228.80
Volume
417,068 shs
Average Volume
527,919 shs
Market Capitalization
$22.65 billion
P/E Ratio
28.40
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$254.00

VeriSign MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.2% Upside
$254.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.16% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$13.48 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.18%
From $6.08 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.

2.48 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

121st out of 611 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

6th out of 23 stocks

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About VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Stock

VeriSign, Inc. provides domain name registry services and Internet infrastructure, which enables Internet navigation for many of the world's most recognized domain names. It enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services. The company was founded by D. James Bidzos on April 12, 1995, and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

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VRSN Stock News Headlines

Profit From the Commercial Solar Boom?
Solar energy had its best year ever in 2021, with a record 24 gigawatts of power installed. That's enough to power 18 million homes! Analysts expect the global solar farm market to reach $356 billion by 2028. The utility segment of the solar market is expected to grow at the highest annual growth rate in the industry, especially with the many tax incentives now offered.
Profit From the Commercial Solar Boom?
Solar energy had its best year ever in 2021, with a record 24 gigawatts of power installed. That's enough to power 18 million homes! Analysts expect the global solar farm market to reach $356 billion by 2028. The utility segment of the solar market is expected to grow at the highest annual growth rate in the industry, especially with the many tax incentives now offered.
VeriSign: All Dressed Up And No Place To Go
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results
VeriSign (VRSN) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates
Verisign to Report Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results
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VRSN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Today
2/06/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/09/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$254.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$265.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$243.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$784.83 million
Pretax Margin
60.98%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.33 billion
Cash Flow
$5.89 per share
Book Value
($11.35) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
104,977,000
Market Cap
$22.65 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.97

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Key Executives

  • D. James BidzosD. James Bidzos
    Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Todd B. StrubbeTodd B. Strubbe
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • George E. KilgussGeorge E. Kilguss
    CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP
  • Burt Kaliski
    Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Thomas C. IndelicartoThomas C. Indelicarto
    Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel













VRSN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell VeriSign stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VeriSign in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" VRSN shares.
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What is VeriSign's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for VeriSign's shares. Their VRSN share price forecasts range from $243.00 to $265.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $254.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRSN shares performed in 2023?

VeriSign's stock was trading at $205.44 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, VRSN shares have increased by 4.1% and is now trading at $213.85.
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Are investors shorting VeriSign?

VeriSign saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,220,000 shares, a drop of 20.8% from the December 31st total of 1,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 730,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 9th 2023.
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How can I listen to VeriSign's earnings call?

VeriSign will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 9th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The information services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.05. The information services provider had revenue of $334.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $332.02 million. VeriSign had a net margin of 59.07% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.71%. VeriSign's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.49 earnings per share.
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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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.62%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.46%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.41%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.22%) and Boston Financial Mangement LLC (0.20%). 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 $213.85.

How much money does VeriSign make?

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) has a market capitalization of $22.67 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 $7.52 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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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 2/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff