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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 Nov 27
 -0.09 / -0.10%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 118.06% 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 2015, these large investors purchased a net $3.0 million shares.
Mutual fund holders63.18%
Other institutional54.88%
Individual stakeholders16.15%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

9/30/2015T. ROWE PRICE ASSOCIATES, INC.  Bought 5.0 Million shares of Verisign Inc
9/30/2015FAYEZ SAROFIM & CO.  Bought 445.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
9/30/2015THE DREYFUS CORP.  Bought 299.9 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.14.42%16,076,9281,295,800,397+4,999,130+45.13%
Capital Research & Management Co....14.32%15,962,0441,286,540,74600.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.65%12,985,0001,046,591,00000.00%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.33%8,171,220658,600,332-527,314-6.06%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.50%5,014,076404,134,526-35,300-0.70%
BlackRock Fund Advisors3.99%4,445,898358,339,379-274,200-5.81%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.52%3,924,539316,317,843-728,828-15.66%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.41%3,804,943306,678,406+167,227+4.60%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.27%3,647,155293,960,693+220,573+6.44%
Columbia Management Investment Ad...3.25%3,621,114291,861,788-20,073-0.55%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...5.14%5,733,444462,115,586+218,400+3.96%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.84%5,400,000435,240,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.48%5,000,000403,000,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...4.26%4,745,000382,447,00000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.40%2,675,000215,605,00000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.29%2,556,583206,060,590+122,314+5.02%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.78%1,986,484160,110,610-168,598-7.82%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.55%1,730,922139,512,313-265,879-13.32%
First Trust Dow Jones Internet In...1.09%1,219,95698,328,454+4,076+0.34%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.07%1,190,83195,980,979+6,855+0.58%