VRSN - VeriSign, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
205.69
-2.21 (-1.06%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

205.69 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:35PM EDT

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Previous Close207.90
Open208.82
Bid202.02 x 1100
Ask209.12 x 1000
Day's Range205.69 - 210.64
52 Week Range131.28 - 214.36
Volume457,169
Avg. Volume566,343
Market Cap24.515B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.89
PE Ratio (TTM)41.06
EPS (TTM)5.01
Earnings DateJul 24, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2011-05-05
1y Target Est203.50
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  • VeriSign Stock Keeps Looking to the Future
    InvestorPlace6 days ago

    VeriSign Stock Keeps Looking to the Future

    VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) stock is up 43% year to date and almost 50% in the past 12 months while most tech firms are digging themselves out of a hole.Source: Shutterstock Aside from cybersecurity, which VRSN actually has a dedicated division in, most tech sectors have been hurt by the U.S.-China trade war and slowing economy.You see, China is a big market for tech firms to sell into, and they have relied on China for production of their hardware. Given what a chip factory costs to build and the time it takes to build one, waiting and hoping becomes a viable option.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut this affects demand for finished products as well. The U.S. economy is slowing, China's is slowing, and Europe's is already slow.The enthusiasm for lower rates in the U.S. is an upside-down view of the global economy now. Of course, the Federal Reserve would lower rates if the economy is stalling. That has always been the case. * The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 But now, it seems that this is a bullish sign. What people are celebrating is the fact that the U.S. economy is slowing. I'm not sure when this was a reason for a market rally, but we're in one.This is when it's good to have perspective on where we are and how best to take advantage of these conditions. VRSN Stock Is All Over the WebAnd that's why I'm talking about VeriSign stock now. You see, VRSN has a virtual monopoly in domain name registry services. Whether it's a .com, .net, or .eu, almost half of the domain names registered are done so through VeriSign.As a result, this company is directly tied to the growth of the world wide web. And that moat, at this point, is enormous.What's more, because internet advertising is on the rise, the growth of websites is at historic highs. There are nearly 1.7 billion websites live today. But of these, fewer than 200 million are active.And that disparity shows you the reason VRSN is doing so well.Usually, when a company launches a website it not only registers the name but similar names, misspelled names, various suffixes and the like. It then renews those names.In addition, many businesses register names for products or marketing campaigns. For example, drug companies usually set up websites for their new and existing drugs. And each of those likely have a number of similar names registered to send you to their site as well.This process of registering names continues apace today, and it will only grow as more business finds its way to the web.There's also the fact that many people are registering their own names simply to keep them out of the hands other people who may then use them for purposes that are less than noble.This trend continues to be reflected in VRSN stock's growth as well as its consistently strong earnings and revenue figures. Its first quarter was the most recent example. VeriSign beat expectations across the board. The company did trim its revenue projections for the next quarter but it's still near analysts' expectations.My Portfolio Grader gives VRSN stock an A rating.Louis Navellier is a renowned growth investor. He is the editor of four investing newsletters: Growth Investor, Breakthrough Stocks, Accelerated Profits and Platinum Growth. His most popular service, Growth Investor, has a track record of beating the market 3:1 over the last 14 years. He uses a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis to identify market-beating stocks. Mr. Navellier has made his proven formula accessible to investors via his free, online stock rating tool, PortfolioGrader.com. Louis Navellier may hold some of the aforementioned securities in one or more of his newsletters. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 * 5 Boring Stocks to Buy This Summer * 7 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy With Little Debt and Lots of Profits Compare Brokers The post VeriSign Stock Keeps Looking to the Future appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Markit9 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Verisign Inc.

    Verisign Inc NASDAQ/NGS:VRSNView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is low Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for VRSN with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting VRSN. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding VRSN are favorable, with net inflows of $11.63 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Technology sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Is Verisign, Inc. (VRSN) A Good Stock To Buy?
    Insider Monkey16 days ago

    Is Verisign, Inc. (VRSN) A Good Stock To Buy?

    Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that's not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers and other smaller players within this industry are very smart and skilled investors. Of course, they may also make wrong bets in some instances, but no one knows what the […]

  • Our Take On VeriSign, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:VRSN) CEO Salary
    Simply Wall St.16 days ago

    Our Take On VeriSign, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:VRSN) CEO Salary

    Jim Bidzos has been the CEO of VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) since 2011. This report will, first, examine the CEO...

  • Business Wire28 days ago

    Internet Grows to 351.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the First Quarter of 2019

    The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of 154.8 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 1.8 million domain name registrations, or 1.2 percent, compared to the fourth quarter of 2018. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 6.5 million domain name registrations, or 4.4 percent, year over year.

  • VeriSign (VRSN) Up 2.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
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    VeriSign (VRSN) Up 2.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

    VeriSign (VRSN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • How One Under-the-Radar Tech Stock Quadrupled in 5 Years
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    How One Under-the-Radar Tech Stock Quadrupled in 5 Years

    This internet infrastructure stock has soared. Could it still be a buy?

  • Moody's2 months ago

    VeriSign, Inc. -- Moody's upgrades VeriSign's CFR to Ba1; outlook is stable

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") upgraded VeriSign, Inc.'s ("Verisign") Corporate Family Rating (CFR) to Ba1 from Ba2, Probability of Default Rating (PDR) to Ba1-PD from Ba2-PD and its senior unsecured notes rating to Ba1 from Ba2. Concurrently, the company's Speculative Grade Liquidity Rating (SGL) was affirmed at SGL-1.

  • Can You Imagine How Elated VeriSign's (NASDAQ:VRSN) Shareholders Feel About Its 313% Share Price Gain?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Can You Imagine How Elated VeriSign's (NASDAQ:VRSN) Shareholders Feel About Its 313% Share Price Gain?

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  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 months ago

    Edited Transcript of VRSN earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-19 8:30pm GMT

    Q1 2019 Verisign Inc Earnings Call

  • VeriSign (VRSN) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y
    Zacks2 months ago

    VeriSign (VRSN) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y

    VeriSign's (VRSN) first-quarter 2019 results benefit from growth in .com and .net domain name registrations.

  • Associated Press2 months ago

    VeriSign: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    The Reston, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.35 per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were $1.31 per share. The internet infrastructure services provider posted revenue of $306.4 ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Verisign Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

    VeriSign, Inc. , a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2019.

  • ACCESSWIRE2 months ago

    VeriSign, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 25, 2019 / VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN ) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2019 First Quarter Earnings to be held on April 25, 2019 at 4:30 PM Eastern ...

  • Investing.com2 months ago

    VeriSign Earnings, Revenue Beat in Q1

    Investing.com - VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) reported first quarter earnings that Beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that topped forecasts.

  • What's in the Cards for VeriSign (VRSN) in Q1 Earnings?
    Zacks2 months ago

    What's in the Cards for VeriSign (VRSN) in Q1 Earnings?

    VeriSign's (VRSN) first-quarter 2019 results are likely to benefit from increasing domain name registrations.

  • VeriSign (VRSN) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?
    Zacks2 months ago

    VeriSign (VRSN) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

    VeriSign (VRSN) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

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    Investopedia3 months ago

    8 Stocks to Own in 2Q as the Market Enters Rough Waters

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  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Verisign to Report First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    VeriSign, Inc. , a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today announced that its earnings call for the first quarter 2019 will take place on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

  • Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?
    Insider Monkey3 months ago

    Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

    Is Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) a good stock to buy right now? We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before doing days of research on it. Given their 2 and 20 payment structure, hedge funds have more incentives and resources than the average investor. The funds have […]

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Internet Grows to 348.7 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

    The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 153.0 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.8 percent, compared to the third quarter of 2018. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of approximately 6.6 million domain name registrations, or 4.5 percent, year over year.