VeriSign Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.33 (+0.15 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume342,090 shs
Average Volume456,671 shs
Market Capitalization$24.21 billion
P/E Ratio39.27
Dividend YieldN/A
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About VeriSign

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

2.23 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

130th out of 643 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

3rd out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is VeriSign a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VeriSign in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but VeriSign wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting VeriSign?

VeriSign saw a decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,010,000 shares, a decline of 23.5% from the June 15th total of 1,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 534,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

VeriSign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 22nd. The information services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.01. The information services provider earned $329.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $328.16 million. VeriSign had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 44.73% and a net margin of 48.49%. VeriSign's revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.32 earnings per share.
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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. Since then, VRSN stock has increased by 21.5% and is now trading at $216.37.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.32 billion-$1.33 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.32 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for VeriSign's shares. Their forecasts range from $245.00 to $246.00. On average, they expect VeriSign's share price to reach $245.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% 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, Chairman, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 66, Pay $2.35M)
  • Mr. Todd B. Strubbe, Pres & COO (Age 58, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. George E. Kilguss III, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Indelicarto, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $890.43k)
  • Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr., Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. David Atchley, VP, Treasury & Investor Relations (Age 49)
  • Mr. Scott T. Schnell, Sr. VP of Global Marketing & Channel Management (Age 63)
  • Ms. Ellen Petrocci, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Patrick S. Kane, Sr. VP of Naming & Registry Services (Age 59)
  • Mr. Danny McPherson, Exec. VP & Chief Security Officer

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

114 employees have rated VeriSign CEO D. James Bidzos on 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.60%), PGGM Investments (0.15%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.12%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%) and Martin Investment Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own VeriSign stock include D James Bidzos, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Medpace Investors, Llc, 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 Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, North Star Asset Management Inc., Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and Cypress Capital Group. Company insiders that have sold VeriSign company stock in the last year include D James Bidzos, George E Kilguss III, Kathleen A Cote, Medpace Investors, Llc, Thomas C Indelicarto, Timothy Tomlinson, and Todd B Strubbe.
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Which institutional investors are buying VeriSign stock?

VRSN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Davy Global Fund Management Ltd, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, PGGM Investments, AXS Investments LLC, and Veriti Management 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.
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What is VeriSign's stock price today?

One share of VRSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $216.37.

How much money does VeriSign make?

VeriSign has a market capitalization of $24.21 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $814.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.07 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

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 8/1/2021 by Staff
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