VeriSign Profile

USD 2.92  2.01%

VeriSign exotic insider transaction detected

VeriSign insider trading alert for general transaction of non-qualified stock option (right to buy) by Sclavos Stratton D, Chairman President CEO, on June 18, 2018. This event was filed by Verisign Inc with SEC on 2005-12-06. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

VeriSign Summary

VeriSign (VRSN) is traded on NASDAQ in USA. It is located in VIRGINIA, U.S.A and employs 952 people. VeriSign is listed under Business Services category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 17.38 B. VeriSign conducts business under Technology sector and is part of Internet And Networking Services industry. This company has 123.08 M outstanding shares of which 14 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 17.82 trading days to cover. VERISIGN INC currently holds about 2.41 B in cash with 702.76 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 24.86.
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Target Price Odds Analysis

Odds Below 142.27HorizonTargetOdds Above 142.27
92.99%30 days 142.27 6.91%
Based on normal probability distribution, the odds of VeriSign to move above current price in 30 days from now is about 6.91% (This VeriSign probability density function shows the probability of VeriSign Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 30 days) .

Top Holders

Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares13 M1.5 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares11 M1.3 B
Citadel Advisors LlcDebt239.7 M827.3 M
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VeriSign, Inc. provides domain name registry services and Internet security worldwide. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. VeriSign operates under Internet Content Information classification in USA and traded on NASDAQ. It employs 952 people. more
Fama & French Business Services
Business Services
Fama & French Classification
ChairmanD BidzosView All
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IT, Internet And Networking Services
InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
Business Address12061 Bluemont Way
CIK Number01014473.0
IndustryInternet And Networking Services
Contact Number703 948 3200
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


VeriSign Analyst Recommendations
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VeriSign current and past analyst recommendations published by number of research institutions as well as average analyst consensus
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VeriSign Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.86April 27, 2017
VeriSign normalized analysts earnings estimates for actual as well as projected forward EPS values taken as an average expert opinion over time
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VeriSign Corporate Directors
Jamie Gorelick Director
Louis Simpson Independent Director
William Chenevich Lead Independent Director, MBA
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