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VRSN - Verisign Inc Share Price

$217.92 -1.7  -0.8%

Last Trade - 18/05/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £17.52bn
Enterprise Value £17.95bn
Revenue £902.9m
Position in Universe 502nd / 6846
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
1,059 1,142 1,165 1,215 1,232 1,265 1,322 1,425 +3.6%
+11.9 +21.3 +7.9 +18.8 +65.0 -2.8 -23.2 +14.1
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the three months ended 31 March 2021, Verisign,Inc. revenues increased 4% to $323.6M. Net income decreased55% to $150.4M. Revenues reflect United States segmentincrease of 5% to $207.1M, EMEA segment increase of 8% to$56.4M. Net income was offset by Interest Income/DividendIncome decrease of 95% to $216K (income), Research andDevelopment increase of 17% to $18.4M (expense).
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Profile Summary

VeriSign, Inc. is a provider of domain name registry services and Internet security. The Company operates through Registry Services and Security Services segment. Registry Services ensure the security, stability and resiliency of Internet infrastructure and services, including the .com and .net domains, and operation of the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). Security Services provides infrastructure assurance services consisting of Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Protection Services and Managed DNS Services. DDoS Protection Services supports online business continuity by providing monitoring and mitigation services against DDoS attacks. Managed DNS Services is a hosting service that delivers DNS resolution for the availability of Web-based systems.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated April 12, 1995
Public Since January 29, 1998
No. of Shareholders: 353
No. of Employees: 907
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Index Nasdaq Composite , Nasdaq 100 , S&P 500 Information Technology (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 112,751,950
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Upcoming Events for VRSN
Friday 21st May, 2021 Estimate
Verisign Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 27th May, 2021
Verisign Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 21st July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Verisign Inc Earnings Release
Wednesday 20th October, 2021 Estimate
Q3 2021 Verisign Inc Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Verisign Inc
What is the Verisign Inc share price?

As of 18/05/21, shares in Verisign Inc are trading at $217.92, giving the company a market capitalisation of £17.52bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Verisign Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Verisign Inc are currently trading at $217.92 and the price has moved by 1.11% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Verisign Inc price has moved by -28.44% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Verisign Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Verisign Inc, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Verisign Inc is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Verisign Inc next release its financial results?

Verisign Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the Verisign Inc dividend yield?

Verisign Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Verisign Inc pay a dividend?

Verisign Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Verisign Inc next pay dividends?

Verisign Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Verisign Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Verisign Inc?

Shares in Verisign Inc are currently trading at $217.92, giving the company a market capitalisation of £17.52bn.

Where are Verisign Inc shares listed? Where are Verisign Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Verisign Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: VRSN
What kind of share is Verisign Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Verisign Inc is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Verisign Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Verisign Inc are currently priced at $217.92. At that level they are trading at 13.96% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Verisign Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 5.403 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Verisign Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Verisign Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -2.96%. At the current price of $217.92, shares in Verisign Inc are trading at 7.7% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Verisign Inc PE Ratio?

The Verisign Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 40.13. The shares are currently trading at $217.92.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Verisign Inc?

Verisign Inc's management team is headed by:

D. Bidzos - CHM
Louis Simpson - LED
Kathleen Cote - IND
George Kilguss - CFO
Thomas Indelicarto - EVP
Jamie Gorelick - IND
Todd Strubbe - PRE
Thomas Frist - IND
Yehuda Ari Buchalter - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Verisign Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Verisign Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Insurance Company
Percentage owned: 11.38% (12.8m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.37% (10.5m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.86% (5.47m shares)
Capital International Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.81% (5.41m shares)
Renaissance Technologies LLC Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.32% (4.87m shares)
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