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.
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Volume: 48.8K
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 117.78% 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 December 2014, these large investors purchased a net $2.9 million shares.
Mutual fund holders61.43%
Other institutional56.35%
Individual stakeholders15.29%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

12/31/2014AMERICAN CENTURY INVESTMENT MANA...  Bought 1.2 Million shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2014D. E. SHAW & CO. LP  Bought 514.1 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
12/31/2014COLUMBIA WANGER ASSET MANAGEMENT...  Bought 372.0 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%16,027,0441,026,051,35700.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.11%12,985,000831,299,70000.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.10.14%11,853,849758,883,413-473,990-3.84%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.56%8,839,869565,928,413-16,578-0.19%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.72%5,512,056352,881,825+11,491+0.21%
BlackRock Fund Advisors3.98%4,648,531297,598,955-172,659-3.58%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.91%4,564,576292,224,156+131,600+2.97%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.40%3,968,003254,031,552+514,123+14.89%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.30%3,851,900246,598,638-2,528,500-39.63%
Principal Global Investors LLC2.92%3,407,104218,122,798+62,901+1.88%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.96%5,793,044370,870,677-2,284,400-28.28%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.62%5,400,000345,708,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.28%5,000,000320,100,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...4.06%4,745,000303,774,90000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.29%2,675,000171,253,50000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.00%2,338,592149,716,660+61,373+2.70%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.89%2,204,159141,110,259+42,887+1.98%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.80%2,103,617134,673,560+21,810+1.05%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.03%1,201,31976,908,442+19,536+1.65%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund0.97%1,130,73172,389,399+11,900+1.06%

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