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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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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 125.36% 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 2016, these large investors purchased a net $3.4 million shares.
Mutual fund holders66.08%
Other institutional59.28%
Individual stakeholders17.75%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2017BMO ASSET MANAGEMENT CORP.  Bought 99.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
3/31/2017MANNING & NAPIER ADVISORS LLC  Bought 55.1 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
2/28/2017TIKEHAU INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SA...  Bought 49.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.13.99%14,316,9271,247,147,511-1,530,985-9.66%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...12.66%12,952,7451,128,313,61700.00%
Capital Research & Management Co....12.50%12,789,3391,114,079,320+276,685+2.21%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.8.24%8,431,609734,477,460+64,972+0.78%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.53%4,639,940404,185,173-261,710-5.34%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.17%4,263,376371,382,683-450,000-9.55%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.06%4,149,073361,425,749-90,152-2.13%
AJO LP3.30%3,379,906294,423,612+332,623+10.92%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.21%3,288,265286,440,764-339,346-9.35%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.21%3,284,678286,128,301-6,977-0.21%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds American Balanced ...5.38%5,500,000479,105,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund3.42%3,500,000304,885,000+601+0.02%
American Funds New Perspective Fu...3.20%3,269,844284,836,111-763,500-18.93%
American Funds Insurance Series -...3.13%3,200,000278,752,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund2.92%2,989,080260,378,759-578,999-16.23%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.32%2,369,652206,420,386-30,400-1.27%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund2.04%2,090,518182,105,023-45,718-2.14%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.89%1,936,803168,714,909+14,212+0.74%
Hartford Mid Cap Fund1.44%1,477,905128,740,305+58,672+4.13%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...1.41%1,445,000125,873,95000.00%