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NASDAQ:VRSN

VeriSign (VRSN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$163.45
+0.93 (+0.57%)
(As of 05/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$162.05
$166.02
50-Day Range
$162.52
$226.55
52-Week Range
$162.05
$257.03
Volume
842,292 shs
Average Volume
710,520 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.91 billion
P/E Ratio
22.99
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.01
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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. The company also back-end systems for .cc, .gov, .edu, and .name domain names, as well as operates distributed servers, networking, security, and data integrity services. VeriSign, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.33 billion
Cash Flow
$5.97 per share
Book Value
($11.73) per share

Profitability

Net Income
$784.83 million
Pretax Margin
59.24%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
108,471,000
Market Cap
$17.91 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Today
5/20/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.33 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

229th out of 924 stocks

Custom Computer Programming Services Industry

8th out of 42 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













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 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" VeriSign stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VRSN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting VeriSign?

VeriSign saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,500,000 shares, an increase of 38.9% from the April 15th total of 1,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 689,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is VeriSign's next earnings date?

VeriSign is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How were VeriSign's earnings last quarter?

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The information services provider reported $1.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.04. The information services provider had revenue of $346.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $342.99 million. VeriSign had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 46.72% and a net margin of 58.63%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.33 EPS.
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What guidance has VeriSign issued on next quarter's earnings?

VeriSign issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.42 billion-$1.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.44 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VRSN?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for VeriSign's shares. Their forecasts range from $210.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate VeriSign's share price to reach $210.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are VeriSign's key executives?
VeriSign's management team includes the following people:
What is D. James Bidzos' approval rating as VeriSign's CEO?

114 employees have rated VeriSign CEO D. James Bidzos on Glassdoor.com. D. James Bidzos has an approval rating of 76% among VeriSign'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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.54%), BlackRock Inc. (9.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.67%), State Street Corp (3.62%), Capital International Investors (3.54%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.46%). 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, Todd B Strubbe 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 Capital International Investors, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Fiera Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State Street Corp, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold VeriSign company stock in the last year include D James Bidzos, 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 BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., CCLA Investment Management Ltd, CCLA Investment Management Ltd, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Invesco Ltd., and BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A..
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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 $163.45.

How much money does VeriSign make?

VeriSign has a market capitalization of $17.91 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 $7.11 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does VeriSign have?

VeriSign 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.

When was VeriSign founded?

VeriSign was founded in 1995.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 703-421-4873.

This page was last updated on 5/20/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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