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.
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 115.49% 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 June 2014, these large investors purchased a net $11.2 million shares.
Other institutional59.64%
Mutual fund holders55.85%
Individual stakeholders14.21%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

6/30/2014T. ROWE PRICE ASSOCIATES, INC.  Bought 2.0 Million shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2014CAPITAL RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT CO...  Bought 947.3 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2014SENTRY INVESTMENTS, INC.  Bought 643.9 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Capital Research & Management Co....12.18%15,227,044869,083,53600.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...10.39%12,985,000741,118,87500.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.10.07%12,590,692718,613,746+2,014,586+19.05%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.33%9,160,013522,807,742-28,888-0.31%
Capital Research & Management Co....5.10%6,380,400364,161,330+947,320+17.44%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.65%5,816,400331,971,030-87,535-1.48%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.47%5,582,663318,630,491-508,723-8.35%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.66%4,581,076261,464,913-68,824-1.48%
Capital Guardian Trust Co.3.57%4,462,245254,682,633+538,620+13.73%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.03%3,791,266216,386,507+321,194+9.26%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...6.46%8,077,444461,020,116+85,820+1.07%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.00%5,000,000285,375,000+580,300+13.13%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.00%5,000,000285,375,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...3.80%4,745,000270,820,87500.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.07%2,590,618147,859,522-274,256-9.57%
American Funds Insurance Series -...1.82%2,275,000129,845,62500.00%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.78%2,223,908126,929,549+15,174+0.69%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.69%2,109,633120,407,303-2,009-0.10%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.01%1,268,42672,395,414-2,751-0.22%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF1.00%1,246,52771,145,529-34,638-2.70%

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