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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 Feb 08
 -3.90 / -5.15%
Today’s Change
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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 118.11% 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 2015, these large investors purchased a net $2.5 million shares.
Mutual fund holders66.25%
Other institutional51.86%
Individual stakeholders16.15%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

12/31/2015SMITH ASSET MANAGEMENT GROUP LP  Bought 395.9 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2015FIRST TRUST ADVISORS LP  Bought 357.6 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2015MEAG MUNICH ERGO KAPITALANLAGEGE...  Bought 131.5 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.14.42%16,076,9281,404,480,430+4,999,130+45.13%
Capital Research & Management Co....14.32%15,962,0441,394,444,16400.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.65%12,985,0001,134,369,60000.00%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.33%8,171,220713,837,779-527,314-6.06%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.50%5,014,076438,029,679-35,300-0.70%
BlackRock Fund Advisors3.99%4,445,898388,393,649-274,200-5.81%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.52%3,924,539342,847,727-728,828-15.66%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.41%3,804,943332,399,820+167,227+4.60%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.27%3,647,155318,615,461+220,573+6.44%
Columbia Management Investment Ad...3.25%3,621,114316,340,519-20,073-0.55%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...5.14%5,733,444500,873,66800.00%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.84%5,400,000471,744,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.48%5,000,000436,800,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...3.81%4,245,000370,843,200-500,000-10.54%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund2.92%3,257,308284,558,427+3,257,308--
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.44%2,722,283237,818,643+165,700+6.48%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.40%2,675,000233,688,00000.00%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.82%2,025,032176,906,796-1,056-0.05%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.56%1,742,586152,232,313+5,280+0.30%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.08%1,199,211104,763,073-1,458-0.12%