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.
Data as of Apr 24
 -0.78 / -1.56%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 118.79% 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 2013, these large investors purchased a net $4.7 million shares.
Other institutional62.80%
Mutual fund holders56.00%
Individual stakeholders3.56%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

2/28/2014CAPITAL RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT CO...  Bought 375.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
2/28/2014STRATEGIC ADVISERS, INC.  Bought 25.1 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
1/31/2014BALTER LIQUID ALTERNATIVES LLC  Bought 20.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Capital Research & Management Co....10.05%13,427,044723,851,942+375,000+2.87%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...8.20%10,961,520590,935,54300.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.7.61%10,172,276548,387,399-467,960-4.40%
Delaware Management Business Trus...7.26%9,699,786522,915,463-18,421-0.19%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.6.79%9,080,182489,512,612-305,642-3.26%
Lone Pine Capital LLC4.75%6,344,858342,051,295+1,456,228+29.79%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.53%6,052,833326,308,227-1,411,275-18.91%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.52%6,044,526325,860,397-244,108-3.88%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.46%4,625,776249,375,584-446,800-8.81%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.10%4,142,404223,317,000+74,489+1.83%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.60%6,152,044331,656,69200.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...3.40%4,545,000245,020,95000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund3.18%4,250,000229,117,50000.00%
American Funds American Balanced ...2.69%3,600,000194,076,000+3,600,000--
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.07%2,762,374148,919,582+73,723+2.74%
Prudential Jennison Mid Cap Growt...2.06%2,758,096148,688,955-469,985-14.56%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.64%2,190,629118,096,809+17,034+0.78%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.56%2,088,448112,588,232+17,148+0.83%
American Funds Insurance Series -...1.27%1,700,00091,647,00000.00%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund0.95%1,275,14768,743,175+2,800+0.22%

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