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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.
During the Trading Day
73.27 -1.61 / -2.15%
As of 3:59pm ET
Day’s Change
During After-Hours   Switch to standard view »
72.30 -0.97 / -1.32%
Volume: 150.1K
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VRSN through the 120.38% 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 2015, these large investors purchased a net $837.3 thousand shares.
Mutual fund holders61.70%
Other institutional58.68%
Individual stakeholders15.83%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

7/31/2015T. ROWE PRICE ASSOCIATES, INC.  Bought 1.8 Million shares of Verisign Inc
7/31/2015RAIFFEISEN KAPITALANLAGE-GESELLS...  Bought 6.0 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc
7/31/2015ACTIAM NV  Bought 3.5 Thousand shares of Verisign Inc

Top 10 Owners of Verisign Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Capital Research & Management Co....14.06%15,962,0441,100,423,31300.00%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investm...11.44%12,985,000895,185,90000.00%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.11.37%12,904,205889,615,893+1,826,407+16.49%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.7.66%8,698,534599,676,934-290,993-3.24%
Renaissance Technologies LLC4.45%5,049,376348,103,981+168,200+3.45%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.21%4,775,938329,253,166-365,274-7.10%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.16%4,720,098325,403,556-141,929-2.92%
D. E. Shaw & Co. LP4.10%4,653,367320,803,121-119,415-2.50%
Columbia Management Investment Ad...3.21%3,641,187251,023,432+819,396+29.04%
Principal Global Investors LLC3.21%3,637,716250,784,141+119,479+3.40%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Verisign Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds New Perspective Fu...4.86%5,515,044380,207,133-278,000-4.80%
American Funds American Balanced ...4.76%5,400,000372,276,00000.00%
T Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund4.41%5,000,000344,700,00000.00%
American Funds Growth Fund of Ame...4.18%4,745,000327,120,30000.00%
American Funds Insurance Series -...2.36%2,675,000184,414,50000.00%
Principal Investors - Mid Cap Fun...2.25%2,556,583176,250,832+122,314+5.02%
Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund1.90%2,155,082148,571,353+33,342+1.57%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.76%1,997,601137,714,613-14,758-0.73%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.08%1,225,95484,517,269+15,511+1.28%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund0.99%1,125,39677,584,800+3,792+0.34%