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

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN): $221.00

0.03 (+0.01%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where VRSN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.54% of US stocks.
  • VRSN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • VRSN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 13.17% of US stocks).

VRSN Stock Summary

  • Verisign Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than only 4.68% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -1.28 for Verisign Inc; that's greater than it is for just 5.37% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Verisign Inc's share price is greater than that of only 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 SIBN, JKHY, DOV, WINA, and AHH.
  • VRSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verisign Inc's official web site, go to

VRSN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VRSN, see our VRSN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $250.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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VRSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $221.00 52-week high $226.18
Prev. close $220.97 52-week low $184.60
Day low $219.71 Volume 480,000
Day high $222.16 Avg. volume 605,018
50-day MA $215.78 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $204.99 Market Cap 24.89B

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:
$221.00$47.16 -79%

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 20th 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 compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Verisign Inc over the past 5.75 years is 0.03%; that's better than only 17.03% of cash flow producing equities in the Technology sector, where it is classified.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 7% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 21.42% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • VRSN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 43.87% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest VRSN News From Around the Web

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Verisign Inc (VRSN): Price Now Near $219.69; Daily Chart Shows An Uptrend on 50 Day Basis

Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 100 day timeframe. The post Verisign Inc (VRSN): Price Now Near $219.69; Daily Chart Shows An Uptrend on 50 Day Basis appeared first on ETF Daily News .

ETF Daily News | June 4, 2021

Internet Has 363.5 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the First Quarter of 2021

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today announced that the first quarter of 2021 closed with 363.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), a decrease of 2.8 million domain name registrations, or 0.8%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020.1,2 Domain name registrations have decreased by 3.3 million, or 0.9%, year over year.1,2 The .com and .net TLDs had a com

Business Wire | June 3, 2021

Post Covid-19 Analysis of Secure Sockets Layer Certification Market 2021, In-depth Analyzes Global Industry Growth, Share, Size and Future Demand by Key Players- VeriSign, GeoTrust, Comodo, DigiCert, Thawte

COVID-19 Impact on Global Secure Sockets Layer Certification Market Professional Survey Research Report 2021-2027 The global Secure Sockets Layer Certification market report examines the market position and viewpoint of the market worldwide, from various angles, such as from the key players point, geological regions, types of product and application. This Secure Sockets Layer Certification []

Jumbo News | May 31, 2021

Afilias prevails in .WEB arbitration: Panel rules that ICANN Staff and Board breached ICANN''s Bylaws by treating Afilias unfairly and by failing to disclose secret Verisign deal

DUBLIN, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An Independent Review Process (IRP) Panel in Afilias Domains No. 3 Limited (Afilias) v. Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), ICDR Case No. 01-18-0004-2702, has unanimously determined that ICANN violated its Articles of

PR Newswire | May 27, 2021

VeriSign, Inc. -- Moody''s assigned Baa3 to VeriSign''s new senior unsecured notes offering

Rating Action: Moody''s assigned Baa3 to VeriSign''s new senior unsecured notes offering Read the full article at Moody''s

Business Insider Markets | May 24, 2021

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VRSN Price Returns

1-mo 0.80%
3-mo 17.49%
6-mo 4.19%
1-year 8.24%
3-year 58.60%
5-year 164.86%
YTD 2.13%
2020 12.31%
2019 29.93%
2018 29.58%
2017 50.44%
2016 -12.92%

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