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NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign Stock Forecast, Price & News

$203.96
+0.79 (+0.39 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$203.00
Now: $203.96
$206.27
50-Day Range
$196.81
MA: $205.39
$219.70
52-Week Range
$148.77
Now: $203.96
$221.30
Volume385,409 shs
Average Volume690,766 shs
Market Capitalization$23.43 billion
P/E Ratio30.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.85
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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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
Employees872

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.23 billion
Cash Flow$5.65 per share
Book Value($12.69) per share

Profitability

Net Income$612.30 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$23.43 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$203.96
+0.79 (+0.39 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRSN stock has increased by 14.6% and is now trading at $203.96.
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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."
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

VeriSign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How can I listen to VeriSign's earnings call?

VeriSign will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 22nd 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 results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The information services provider reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32. The information services provider had revenue of $314.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $312.43 million. VeriSign had a net margin of 63.32% and a negative return on equity of 54.86%.
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What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for VeriSign's stock. Their forecasts range from $204.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate VeriSign's stock price to reach $229.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting VeriSign?

VeriSign saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,050,000 shares, a decrease of 27.1% from the September 15th total of 1,440,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 684,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), 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

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 investors include PGGM Investments (0.16%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.05%), Horan Capital Management (0.03%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%). 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 institutional investors are selling VeriSign stock?

VRSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, Pacer Advisors Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Diversified Trust Co. 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 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, PGGM Investments, Martin Investment Management LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Horan Capital Management, Fortem Financial Group LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd..
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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 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 $203.96.

How big of a company is VeriSign?

VeriSign has a market capitalization of $23.43 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 10/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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