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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 Dec 02
 +0.78 / +1.01%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 125.11% 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 September 2016, these large investors purchased a net $3.9 million shares.
Mutual fund holders68.09%
Other institutional57.02%
Individual stakeholders17.27%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

9/30/2016GRUSS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP  Bought 1.3 Million shares of Verisign Inc
9/30/2016FIDELITY MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH C...  Bought 832.4 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
9/30/2016AMERICAN CENTURY INVESTMENT MANA...  Bought 808.5 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.15.16%15,847,9121,331,541,566-1,511,517-8.71%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...12.39%12,952,7451,088,289,63500.00%
Capital Research & Management Co....11.97%12,512,6541,051,313,189-1,341,720-9.68%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.8.00%8,366,637702,964,841-10,140-0.12%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.69%4,901,650411,836,633-575,992-10.52%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.51%4,713,376396,017,852+632,200+15.49%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.47%3,627,611304,791,876+248,488+7.35%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.3.20%3,345,045281,050,681-974,716-22.56%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.15%3,291,655276,564,853+76,331+2.37%
Wellington Management Co. LLP3.03%3,169,802266,326,764+522,588+19.74%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds American Balanced ...4.88%5,100,000428,502,000+100,000+2.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.30%4,500,000378,090,000-500,000-10.00%
American Funds New Perspective Fu...3.98%4,158,344349,384,063-1,488,400-26.36%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund3.95%4,133,980347,337,000-153,316-3.58%
American Funds Insurance Series -...3.06%3,200,000268,864,000+200,000+6.67%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.22%2,318,252194,779,533-12,800-0.55%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.97%2,061,833173,235,209-1,641-0.08%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.80%1,885,943158,456,931+1,680+0.09%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...1.38%1,445,000121,408,90000.00%
JPMorgan Large Cap Growth Fund1.29%1,346,000113,090,920-21,100-1.54%