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
53.98 -1.61 / -2.90%
Data as of 3:59pm ET
Day’s Change
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53.97 -0.01 / -0.02%
Volume: 127.3K
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 113.52% 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 2014, these large investors purchased a net $853.9 thousand shares.
Other institutional57.79%
Mutual fund holders55.73%
Individual stakeholders3.64%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

6/30/2014QUOTIENT INVESTORS LLC  Bought 107.6 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
5/30/2014STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS LTD...  Bought 97.4 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
4/30/2014BLACKROCK FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, ...  Bought 65.6 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Capital Research & Management Co....11.58%15,227,044743,232,018+2,175,000+16.66%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...8.89%11,685,654570,376,772+724,134+6.61%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.8.05%10,576,106516,219,734+403,830+3.97%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.6.99%9,188,901448,510,258+108,719+1.20%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.63%6,091,386297,320,551+38,553+0.64%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.49%5,903,935288,171,067-140,591-2.33%
Capital Research & Management Co....4.13%5,433,080265,188,635+2,248,080+70.58%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.54%4,649,900226,961,619+24,124+0.52%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.22%4,238,475206,879,965+96,071+2.32%
Capital Guardian Trust Co.2.99%3,923,625191,512,136-109,315-2.71%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...6.15%8,077,444394,260,042+85,820+1.07%
American Funds American Balanced ...3.80%5,000,000244,050,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...3.61%4,745,000231,603,45000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund3.36%4,419,700215,725,557+169,700+3.99%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...1.97%2,590,618126,448,065-274,256-9.57%
American Funds Insurance Series -...1.73%2,275,000111,042,75000.00%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.66%2,184,811106,640,625-28,596-1.29%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.61%2,111,642103,069,246+5,184+0.25%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund0.97%1,271,17762,046,149+21,023+1.68%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund0.95%1,250,04761,014,794-1,400-0.11%

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