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.
64.58
Delayed Data
As of Mar 02
 +0.56 / +0.87%
Today’s Change
46.45
Today|||52-Week Range
64.95
+13.30%
Year-to-Date
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 113.64% of the outstanding shares that they control. This interest is also higher than at almost any other company in the Internet Software/Services industry. Last, during the quarter ended December 2014, these large investors purchased a net $3.0 million shares.
Mutual fund holders59.09%
Other institutional54.55%
Individual stakeholders14.75%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

12/31/2014AMERICAN CENTURY INVESTMENT MANA...  Bought 1.2 Million shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2014D. E. SHAW & CO. LP  Bought 514.1 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2014COLUMBIA WANGER ASSET MANAGEMENT...  Bought 372.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Capital Research & Management Co....13.24%16,027,044873,153,35700.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...10.72%12,985,000707,422,80000.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.9.79%11,853,849645,797,694-473,990-3.84%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.30%8,839,869481,596,063-16,578-0.19%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.55%5,512,056300,296,811+11,491+0.21%
BlackRock Fund Advisors3.84%4,648,531253,251,969-172,659-3.58%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.77%4,564,576248,678,100+131,600+2.97%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.28%3,968,003216,176,803+514,123+14.89%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.18%3,851,900209,851,512-2,528,500-39.63%
Principal Global Investors LLC2.81%3,407,104185,619,026+62,901+1.88%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.78%5,793,044315,605,037-2,284,400-28.28%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.46%5,400,000294,192,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.13%5,000,000272,400,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...3.92%4,745,000258,507,60000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.21%2,675,000145,734,00000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...1.93%2,338,592127,406,492+61,373+2.70%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.82%2,204,159120,082,582+42,887+1.98%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.72%2,081,807113,416,845+11,136+0.54%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund0.99%1,201,31965,447,859+19,536+1.65%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF0.96%1,161,21763,263,102-158,539-12.01%

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