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VeriSign (VRSN) Competitors

$179.34
-0.46 (-0.26%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

VRSN vs. SOGO, GLUU, VRTU, SE, CSGP, EBAY, AKAM, SPSC, ENV, and PRFT

Should you be buying VeriSign stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of VeriSign include Sogou (SOGO), Glu Mobile (GLUU), Virtusa (VRTU), SEA (SE), CoStar Group (CSGP), eBay (EBAY), Akamai Technologies (AKAM), SPS Commerce (SPSC), Envestnet (ENV), and Perficient (PRFT).

VeriSign vs.

VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) and Sogou (NYSE:SOGO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, earnings, valuation, risk and media sentiment.

VeriSign has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sogou has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

VeriSign received 119 more outperform votes than Sogou when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.90% of users gave Sogou an outperform vote while only 62.08% of users gave VeriSign an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
VeriSignOutperform Votes
388
62.08%
Underperform Votes
237
37.92%
SogouOutperform Votes
269
63.90%
Underperform Votes
152
36.10%

VeriSign has higher revenue and earnings than Sogou.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
VeriSign$1.49B11.99$817.60M$8.1422.09
Sogou$924.66M3.75-$108.22MN/AN/A

In the previous week, VeriSign had 7 more articles in the media than Sogou. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for VeriSign and 0 mentions for Sogou. VeriSign's average media sentiment score of 1.60 beat Sogou's score of 0.26 indicating that VeriSign is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
VeriSign Very Positive
Sogou Neutral

VeriSign currently has a consensus target price of $218.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.25%. Given VeriSign's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe VeriSign is more favorable than Sogou.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VeriSign
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Sogou
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

92.9% of VeriSign shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.3% of Sogou shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of VeriSign shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

VeriSign has a net margin of 55.04% compared to Sogou's net margin of 1.01%. Sogou's return on equity of 0.69% beat VeriSign's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VeriSign55.04% -47.21% 44.58%
Sogou 1.01%0.69%0.50%

Summary

VeriSign beats Sogou on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding VRSN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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VRSN vs. The Competition

MetricVeriSignCustom computer programming services IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$17.62B$6.05B$22.36B$8.57B
Dividend YieldN/A2.77%2.66%4.01%
P/E Ratio22.098.87219.0714.53
Price / Sales11.995.18571.1983.10
Price / Cash23.6217.2831.5833.52
Price / Book-11.614.057.004.62
Net Income$817.60M$188.84M$622.43M$215.52M
7 Day Performance2.97%4.84%4.07%6.67%
1 Month Performance0.85%2.85%5.54%8.12%
1 Year Performance-16.49%-14.45%13.56%4.86%

VeriSign Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SOGO
Sogou
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$8.95
flat
N/A+0.0%$3.47B$924.66M895.902,544High Trading Volume
GLUU
Glu Mobile
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$12.50
flat
N/AN/A$2.20B$411.40M416.67715
VRTU
Virtusa
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$51.33
flat
N/AN/A$1.56B$1.31B41.7322,883
SE
SEA
1.6762 of 5 stars
1.68 / 5 stars
$73.83
-0.1%
$72.40
-1.9%
+13.9%$42.30B$13.06B1,476.6062,700
CSGP
CoStar Group
4.7936 of 5 stars
4.79 / 5 stars
$75.79
+0.8%
$102.46
+35.2%
-13.8%$30.71B$2.46B103.826,152Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
EBAY
eBay
3.9233 of 5 stars
3.92 / 5 stars
$54.19
+0.3%
$53.85
-0.6%
+19.2%$27.12B$10.11B10.7912,300Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Positive News
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
4.1012 of 5 stars
4.10 / 5 stars
$95.14
+1.1%
$113.76
+19.6%
+5.6%$14.49B$3.81B23.6710,250Analyst Forecast
SPSC
SPS Commerce
2.6654 of 5 stars
2.67 / 5 stars
$200.55
+3.8%
$200.29
-0.1%
+10.4%$7.15B$536.91M109.592,489Insider Selling
News Coverage
ENV
Envestnet
0.3481 of 5 stars
0.35 / 5 stars
$61.59
-0.1%
$64.14
+4.1%
+2.7%$3.40B$1.25B-17.303,100Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume
PRFT
Perficient
4.0247 of 5 stars
4.02 / 5 stars
$74.95
+0.1%
$70.43
-6.0%
-18.3%$2.63B$906.54M32.036,547Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:VRSN) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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