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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.
During the Trading Day
71.03 +0.49 / +0.69%
As of 3:59pm ET
Day’s Change
During After-Hours   Switch to standard view »
70.33 -0.70 / -0.98%
 
Volume: 15.6K
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 117.24% 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 2015, these large investors purchased a net $204.0 thousand shares.
Mutual fund holders59.29%
Other institutional57.96%
Individual stakeholders15.43%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

6/30/2015PENSERRA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC  Bought 229.3 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2015QS BATTERYMARCH FINANCIAL MANAGE...  Bought 47.1 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2015TRIMTABS ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC  Bought 39.3 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Capital Research & Management Co....13.71%15,962,044985,177,356-65,000-0.41%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.15%12,985,000801,434,20000.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.9.53%11,099,869685,083,915-753,980-6.36%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.72%8,989,527554,833,606+149,658+1.69%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.42%5,141,212317,315,605-370,844-6.73%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.19%4,881,176301,266,183+316,600+6.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.18%4,862,027300,084,306+213,496+4.59%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP4.10%4,772,782294,576,105+804,779+20.28%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.18%3,703,200228,561,504-148,700-3.86%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.02%3,518,237217,145,588+111,133+3.26%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.74%5,515,044340,388,516-278,000-4.80%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.64%5,400,000333,288,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.29%5,000,000308,600,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...4.08%4,745,000292,861,40000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.30%2,675,000165,101,00000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.20%2,556,583157,792,303+122,314+5.02%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.80%2,090,009128,995,355-224,037-9.68%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.73%2,012,359124,202,797-66,858-3.22%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.03%1,202,29974,205,894+6,278+0.52%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund0.96%1,117,78768,989,814+6,269+0.56%