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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 127.54% 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 2016, these large investors purchased a net $337.5 thousand shares.
Mutual fund holders68.86%
Other institutional58.68%
Individual stakeholders16.92%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

6/30/2016BLACKROCK FUND ADVISORS  Bought 716.8 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2016DEUTSCHE ASSET MANAGEMENT INVEST...  Bought 516.3 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
6/30/2016DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES, INC.  Bought 374.2 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.16.26%17,359,4291,503,500,146-719,070-3.98%
Capital Research & Management Co....12.98%13,854,3741,199,927,332+3,761+0.03%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...12.13%12,952,7451,121,837,244-32,255-0.25%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.85%8,376,777725,512,656+65,235+0.78%
BlackRock Fund Advisors5.13%5,477,642474,418,574+716,810+15.06%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.05%4,319,761374,134,500-182,945-4.06%
Renaissance Technologies LLC3.82%4,081,176353,470,653-83,124-2.00%
Capital Research & Management Co....3.52%3,756,033325,310,018-49,504-1.30%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP3.17%3,379,123292,665,843-150,644-4.27%
Columbia Management Investment Ad...3.05%3,257,604282,141,082+106,799+3.39%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...5.29%5,646,744489,064,49800.00%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.68%5,000,000433,050,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.22%4,500,000389,745,000-500,000-10.00%
T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund4.02%4,287,296371,322,707-311,184-6.77%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.81%3,000,000259,830,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...2.53%2,699,132233,771,82300.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.22%2,370,052205,270,204-101,631-4.11%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.93%2,059,654178,386,633-14-0.00%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.73%1,843,123159,632,883+4,643+0.25%
JPMorgan Large Cap Growth Fund1.28%1,367,100118,404,53100.00%