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58.55
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+3.92%
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Open

56.43

Previous Close

56.34

Volume (Avg)

1.87M (1.23M)

Day's Range

56.43-59.85

52Wk Range

46.45-62.96

Market Cap.

7.09B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.88

Shares Outstanding

121.09M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

14.53 (4.03)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Internet Content & Information
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Underperform
    • Revenue

    • 965.09M

    • Net Income

    • 544.45M

    • Market Cap.

    • 7.09B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 57.43

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.36

    • Beta

    • 0.88

    • Forward P/E

    • 18.66

    • Price/Sales

    • 8.46

    • Price/Book Value

    • -9.47

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 15.41

      • EBITDA

      • 592.19M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 23.42

      • Return on Equity %

      • -

      • Return on Assets %

      • 23.42

      • Book Value/Share

      • -6.18

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 121.09M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Underperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 49.00

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB

        • Analysts

        • 1

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.91

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.68

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.60

          • 17.01

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 74.20

          • 14.09

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 15.30

          • 40.35

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 0.07

          • 44.33

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 42.50

          • 23.19

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 25.27

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 81.07

            • 60.73

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 48.03

            • 27.01

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 57.43

            • 21.14

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 78.60

            • 61.62

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 32.20

            • 31.03

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 51.50

            • 720.06B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • -

              • 0.04

              • Current Ratio

              • 0.87

              • 4.74

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.87

              • 4.33

              • Interest Coverage

              • 6.57

              • 139.98

              • Leverage Ratio

              • -

              • 1.27

              • Book Value/Share

              • -5.06

              • 15.00

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 14.79

                • 49.26

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 16.44

                • 182.84

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 5.54

                • 40.79

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 8.49

                • 7.06

                • Price/Book Value

                • -11.19

                • 5.15

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 15.41

                • 26.18

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • -

                        (-)

                      • 14.82

                        (18.38)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 23.42

                        (17.90)

                      • 11.69

                        (15.01)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • -

                        (-)

                      • 13.93

                        (17.25)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 526.09k

                      • 95.91k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 98.01

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.41

                      • 0.55

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      528.23M
                      Operating Margin
                      54.73
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      15.41
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      64.85%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      58.81%

                      Float

                      99.40%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      2.19%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • VA CollegeAmerica New Perspective

                      •  

                        8,077,444

                      • 0.00

                      • 6.62

                      • VA CollegeAmerica American Balanced

                      •  

                        5,400,000

                      • 8.00

                      • 4.43

                      • T. Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        5,000,000

                      • 13.13

                      • 3.97

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Growth Fund of America

                      •  

                        4,745,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 3.89

                      • American Funds NVIT Asset Allocation Fd

                      •  

                        2,675,000

                      • 17.58

                      • 2.19

                      • Principal MidCap Fund

                      •  

                        2,277,219

                      • 0.73

                      • 1.87

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,138,839

                      • -3.83

                      • 1.75

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        2,138,397

                      • 0.31

                      • 1.75

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,168,069

                      • -8.71

                      • 0.96

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,141,180

                      • -9.77

                      • 0.94

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Capital World Investors

                      •  

                        15,227,044

                      • 0.00%

                      • 12.09

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        12,590,692

                      • +19.05%

                      • 9.99

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        9,160,013

                      • -0.31%

                      • 7.27

                      • Capital Research & Mgmt Co - Division 3

                      •  

                        6,380,400

                      • +17.44%

                      • 5.06

                      • Lone Pine Capital LLC

                      •  

                        6,344,858

                      • -26.61%

                      • 4.74

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        5,816,300

                      • -1.39%

                      • 4.62

                      • Renaissance Technologies Corp

                      •  

                        4,581,076

                      • -1.48%

                      • 3.64

                      • Capital Guardian Trust Company

                      •  

                        4,462,245

                      • +13.73%

                      • 3.54

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        4,425,131

                      • -8.69%

                      • 3.51

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Technology

                      Industry

                      Internet Content & Information

                      Type

                      Aggressive Growth

                      Style

                      Mid Growth

                      VeriSign Inc is a Delaware Corporation, incorporated on April 12, 1995. The Company is a provider of internet infrastructure services for the networked world. The Company provides domain name registry services and infrastructure assu...morerance services. The Company operates one reportable segment: Naming Services. It consists of Registry Services and Network Intelligence & Availability (NIA) Services. Registry Services operates the authoritative directory of all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, and .name domain names and the back-end systems for all .gov, .jobs and .edu domain names. NIA Services provides infrastructure assurance services to organizations and is comprised of Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services, Managed Domain Name System Services, and Distributed Denial of Service Protection Services. ...moreThe Companys operations infrastructure consists of three main Company-operated secure data centers in Dulles, Virginia; New Castle, Delaware; and Fribourg, Switzerland as well as approximately 70 globally distributed resolution sites, which includes both regional resolution sites and supersites. These secure data centers operate 24-hours a day, supporting its business units and services. The Company offers promotional marketing programs for its registrars based upon market conditions and the business environment in which the registrars operate. The Company markets its NIA Services through multiple distribution channels, including direct sales and indirect channels. The Company competes with numerous companies in each of the Registry Services and NIA Services businesses. The Company faces competition in the domain name registry space from other gTLD and ccTLD registries that are competing for the business of entities and individuals that are seeking to establish a Web presence. The Company also faces competition from service providers that offer outsourced domain name registration, resolution and other DNS services to organizations that require a reliable and scalable infrastructure. Among the competitors are Neustar, Inc., Afilias Limited, ARI Registry Services. The Company is subject to income taxes in both the U.S. and numerous foreign jurisdictions. As a public company, it is subject to the rules and regulations of the SEC.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. D. James Bidzos

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/Founder/President

                      George E. Kilguss,III

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Senior VP

                      Mr. John Calys

                      Controller/Vice President

                      Mr. John D. Roach

                      Director

                      Ms. Kathleen Cote

                      Director

                      • VeriSign Inc

                      • 12061 Bluemont Way

                      • Reston, VA 20190

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 703 948-3200

                      • Fax: -

                      • verisigninc.com

                      Incorporated

                      1995

                      Employees

                      1,079

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