Investing.com - VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) reported first quarter earnings that Beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $1.31 on revenue of $306.4M. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $1.23 on revenue of $305.4M. That compared to EPS of $1.07 on revenue of $299.29M in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $1.58 on revenue of $307.45M in the previous quarter.
VeriSign follows other major Technology sector earnings this month
On Wednesday, Microsoft reported third quarter EPS of $1.14 on revenue of $30.57B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $1 on revenue of $29.89B.
Facebook earnings missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, with first quarter EPS of $0.85 on revenue of $15.08B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.61 on revenue of $14.97B
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