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VeriSign
VRSN

$179.34
0.11%

Market Cap: 17.9B

 

About: Verisign is the sole authorized registry for several generic top-level domains, including the widely utilized .com and .net top-level domains. The company operates critical internet infrastructure to support the domain name system, including operating two of the world's 13 root servers that are used to route internet traffic. In 2018, the firm sold off its Security Services business, signalling a renewed focus on the core registry business.

Employees: 908

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 4 analysts
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News positive %
of 8 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

1.31% less ownership

Funds ownership: 91.27% [Q4 2023] → 89.96% (-1.31%) [Q1 2024]

5% less funds holding

Funds holding: 640 [Q4 2023] → 608 (-32) [Q1 2024]

10% less funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 10 [Q4 2023] → 9 (-1) [Q1 2024]

10% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $19.2B [Q4 2023] → $17.2B (-$1.99B) [Q1 2024]

14% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $40.5M | Put options by funds: $47.1M

16% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 215 | Existing positions reduced: 255

36% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 58 | Existing positions closed: 90

Research analyst outlook

4 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$200
12%
upside
Avg. target
$218
22%
upside
High target
$237
32%
upside

4 analyst ratings

positive
50%
neutral
50%
negative
0%
Baird
Robert Oliver
12%upside
$200
Neutral
Maintained
27 Jun 2024
Baird
Robert Oliver
12%upside
$200
Neutral
Maintained
26 Apr 2024
Citigroup
Ygal Arounian
32%upside
$236
Buy
Maintained
2 Apr 2024
Citigroup
Ygal Arounian
32%upside
$237
Buy
Maintained
12 Feb 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 8 articles about VRSN published over the past 30 days