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NASDAQ:VRSN - Verisign Stock Price, Forecast & News

$209.57
-0.24 (-0.11 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$207.02
Now: $209.57
$211.34
50-Day Range
$192.33
MA: $207.06
$216.94
52-Week Range
$173.84
Now: $209.57
$221.78
Volume526,522 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio40.69
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VRSN
CUSIP92343E10
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees900
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verisign's stock symbol?

Verisign trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRSN."

How were Verisign's earnings last quarter?

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The information services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.02. The information services provider had revenue of $319.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $310.40 million. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.58 earnings per share. View Verisign's Earnings History.

When is Verisign's next earnings date?

Verisign is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Verisign.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Verisign's stock. Their forecasts range from $195.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Verisign's share price to reach $217.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Verisign.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Verisign?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verisign in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Verisign.

Has Verisign been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VRSN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verisign earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Verisign.

Are investors shorting Verisign?

Verisign saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,350,000 shares, a drop of 6.9% from the January 15th total of 1,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 593,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Motorola Solutions (MSI), Rite Aid (RAD), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Twitter (TWTR), Intel (INTC) and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT).

Who are Verisign's key executives?

Verisign's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Verisign's major shareholders?

Verisign's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.04%), State Street Corp (3.77%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.62%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.02%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.59%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.42%). Company insiders that own Verisign stock include Kathleen A Cote, Thomas C Indelicarto and Timothy Tomlinson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verisign.

Which institutional investors are selling Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Mackay Shields LLC and Jefferies Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verisign.

Which institutional investors are buying Verisign stock?

VRSN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $209.57.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Verisign (NASDAQ VRSN)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  329 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  728
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verisign and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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