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Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN)

Verisign is paying a $3 cash dividend to shareholders. Verisign began trading ex-dividend on 12/16. The adjusted closing price for 12/15 is $34.01.
82.30
Delayed Data
As of Feb 17
 +0.38 / +0.46%
Today’s Change
74.01
Today|||52-Week Range
91.99
+8.19%
Year-to-Date
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 122.13% of the outstanding shares that they control. This interest is also higher than at almost any other company in the Internet Software/Services industry.
Mutual fund holders64.94%
Other institutional57.20%
Individual stakeholders17.26%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

12/31/2016CITADEL ADVISORS LLC  Bought 1.4 Million shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2016FIDELITY MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH C...  Bought 986.3 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2016AJO LP  Bought 332.6 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.13.69%14,316,9271,148,360,715-1,530,985-9.66%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...12.39%12,952,7451,038,939,67600.00%
Capital Research & Management Co....12.23%12,789,3391,025,832,881+276,685+2.21%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.8.06%8,431,609676,299,358+64,972+0.78%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.44%4,639,940372,169,587-261,710-5.34%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.08%4,263,376341,965,389-450,000-9.55%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.3.97%4,149,073332,797,145-90,152-2.13%
AJO LP3.23%3,379,906271,102,260+332,623+10.92%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.14%3,288,265263,751,736-339,346-9.35%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.14%3,284,678263,464,022-6,977-0.21%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
American Funds American Balanced ...5.26%5,500,000441,155,000+400,000+7.84%
American Funds New Perspective Fu...3.86%4,033,344323,514,522-125,000-3.01%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund3.41%3,568,079286,195,617-565,901-13.69%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund3.35%3,499,399280,686,794-250,601-6.68%
American Funds Insurance Series -...3.06%3,200,000256,672,000+200,000+6.67%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.27%2,369,652190,069,787-30,400-1.27%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund2.02%2,117,046169,808,260+34,140+1.64%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.84%1,919,640153,974,324+2,928+0.15%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...1.38%1,445,000115,903,45000.00%
Hartford Mid Cap Fund1.33%1,394,819111,878,432+70,475+5.32%