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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.
Delayed Data
As of Mar 24
 -0.20 / -0.23%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 125.08% 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 2016, these large investors purchased a net $3.6 million shares.
Mutual fund holders66.61%
Other institutional58.48%
Individual stakeholders17.76%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

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

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.13.99%14,316,9271,180,716,970-1,530,985-9.66%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...12.66%12,952,7451,068,212,88000.00%
Capital Research & Management Co....12.50%12,789,3391,054,736,787+276,685+2.21%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.8.24%8,431,609695,354,794+64,972+0.78%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.53%4,639,940382,655,852-261,710-5.34%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.17%4,263,376351,600,619-450,000-9.55%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.06%4,149,073342,174,050-90,152-2.13%
AJO LP3.30%3,379,906278,740,848+332,623+10.92%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.21%3,288,265271,183,215-339,346-9.35%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.21%3,284,678270,887,395-6,977-0.21%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds American Balanced ...5.38%5,500,000453,585,000+400,000+7.84%
American Funds New Perspective Fu...3.94%4,033,344332,629,880-125,000-3.01%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund3.49%3,568,079294,259,475-565,901-13.69%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund3.42%3,499,399288,595,436-250,601-6.68%
American Funds Insurance Series -...3.13%3,200,000263,904,000+200,000+6.67%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.32%2,369,652195,425,200-30,400-1.27%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund2.07%2,117,046174,592,784+34,140+1.64%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.88%1,922,591158,556,080+2,951+0.15%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...1.41%1,445,000119,169,15000.00%
Hartford Mid Cap Fund1.39%1,419,233117,044,146+24,414+1.75%