VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN): Price and Financial Metrics

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN)

Today's Latest Price: $207.39 USD

1.83 (0.89%)

Updated Oct 22 2:05pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 35 in Internet - Services

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VRSN Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for VRSN is -0.89 -- better than merely 5.72% of US stocks.
  • VRSN's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of merely 5.61% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Verisign Inc's share price is greater than that of only 1.2% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Verisign Inc are AXDX, OKTA, EQX, ENPH, and EVBG.
  • VRSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verisign Inc's official web site, go to

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VRSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $207.39 52-week high $221.30
Prev. close $205.56 52-week low $148.77
Day low $203.75 Volume 335,266
Day high $207.99 Avg. volume 688,016
50-day MA $206.08 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $203.95 Market Cap 23.82B

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) Company Bio

Verisign enables Internet navigation for many of the world's most recognized domain names and provides protection for websites and enterprises around the world. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Reston, Virginia.

VRSN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$207.39$67.92 -67%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Verisign Inc. To summarize, we found that Verisign Inc ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Verisign Inc, consider:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 18.56% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • VRSN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 40.7% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Verisign Inc experienced a tax rate of about 0% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Technology), this tax rate is higher than only 0% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as VRSN, try DSGX, ENV, MANT, ADSK, and INTU.

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Latest VRSN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Verisign Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VRSN as an investment opportunity.

VeriSign: A Buyback Machine, Attractively Priced

Identifying reasonably priced companies in the tech sector can be tricky, as valuation multiples have recently expanded due to the prolonged six-month rally post the COVID-19's selloff back in late March. As stocks have been getting more expensive, dividend yields have gone down, while the massive buybacks being executed by...

Nikolaos Sismanis on Seeking Alpha | September 14, 2020

Verisign, Inc. (VRSN) CEO James Bidzos on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Verisign, Inc. (VRSN) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 23, 2020, 04:30 PM ET Company Participants David Atchley - VP & Corporate Treasurer James Bidzos - Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO George Kilguss - EVP & CFO Conference Call Participants Robert Oliver - Robert W. Baird Nicholas Jones - Citigroup...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 24, 2020

VeriSign (VRSN) Q2 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Rise Y/Y

VeriSign's (VRSN) second-quarter 2020 results benefit from an increase in .com and .net domain name registrations.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

VeriSign (VRSN) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

VeriSign (VRSN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.45% and 0.62%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 23, 2020

Recap: VeriSign Q2 Earnings

Shares of VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) were flat in after-market trading after the company reported Q2 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share were down 0.75% over the past year to $1.32, which were in line with the estimate of $1.32.Revenue of $314,365,000 higher by 2.64% from the same period last year, which beat the estimate of $312,650,000.Looking Ahead VeriSign hasn't issued any earnings guidance for the time being.Revenue guidance hasn't been issued by the company for now.Details Of The Call Date: Jul 23, 2020View more earnings on VRSNTime: 04:30 PMET Webcast URL: Stock Performance 52-week high: $221.3052-week low: $148.77Price action over last quarter: down 3.13%Company Profile VeriSign is the...

Yahoo | July 23, 2020

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VRSN Price Returns

1-mo 1.02%
3-mo -0.55%
6-mo -2.23%
1-year 13.48%
3-year 92.10%
5-year 158.66%
YTD 7.63%
2019 29.93%
2018 29.58%
2017 50.44%
2016 -12.92%
2015 53.26%

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