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 May 28
 -0.82 / -1.27%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 117.73% 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 March 2015, these large investors purchased a net $336.2 thousand shares.
Mutual fund holders60.47%
Other institutional57.27%
Individual stakeholders15.41%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2015AJO LP  Bought 2.2 Million shares of Verisign Inc
3/31/2015COLUMBIA WANGER ASSET MANAGEMENT...  Bought 941.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
3/31/2015D. E. SHAW & CO. LP  Bought 804.8 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Capital Research & Management Co....13.71%15,962,0441,013,749,414-65,000-0.41%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.15%12,985,000824,677,35000.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.9.53%11,099,869704,952,680-753,980-6.36%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.72%8,989,527570,924,860+149,658+1.69%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.42%5,141,212326,518,374-370,844-6.73%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.19%4,881,176310,003,488+316,600+6.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.18%4,862,027308,787,335+213,496+4.59%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP4.10%4,772,782303,119,385+804,779+20.28%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.18%3,703,200235,190,232-148,700-3.86%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.02%3,518,237223,443,232+111,133+3.26%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.97%5,793,044367,916,22400.00%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.64%5,400,000342,954,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.29%5,000,000317,550,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...4.08%4,745,000301,354,95000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.30%2,675,000169,889,25000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.09%2,434,269154,600,424+95,677+4.09%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.95%2,270,342144,189,420+35,816+1.60%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.79%2,082,854132,282,058-3,189-0.15%
Columbia Acorn Fund1.04%1,210,00076,847,100+53,666+4.64%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.01%1,182,35875,091,557-32,034-2.64%

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