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Last $66.30 USD
Change Today +1.38 / 2.12%
Volume 1.1M
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As of 8:10 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

verisign inc (VRSN) Snapshot

Open
$65.22
Previous Close
$64.92
Day High
$66.78
Day Low
$64.92
52 Week High
03/24/15 - $66.81
52 Week Low
04/28/14 - $46.45
Market Cap
7.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
987.7K
EPS TTM
$2.55
Shares Outstanding
116.9M
EX-Date
05/5/11
P/E TM
26.0x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
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verisign inc (VRSN) Details

VeriSign, Inc. provides domain name registry services and Internet security worldwide. The company offers registry services that operate the authoritative directory of .com, .net, .cc, .tv, and .name domain names, as well as the back-end systems for .gov, .jobs, .edu domain names, and others. Its registry services allow individuals and organizations to establish their online identities. The company also provides network intelligence and availability services consisting of distributed denial of service protection services, Verisign iDefense security intelligence services, and managed domain name system services. VeriSign, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

1,061 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/13/15
Founded in 1995

verisign inc (VRSN) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $752.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $406.2K
Senior Vice President of Naming and Directory...
Total Annual Compensation: $326.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

verisign inc (VRSN) Key Developments

VeriSign, Inc. Announces Pricing of $500 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

VeriSign, Inc. announced that it has priced an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25 % senior, unsecured notes due 2025, which represents an increase in combined aggregate principal amount from the $400 million offering of notes previously announced. The Notes were offered and will be sold in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and to non-U.S. persons in transactions outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The offering is expected to close on March 27, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will rank equally in right of payment to all of company's existing and future senior unsecured debt. Interest will be payable semi-annually at a rate of 5.25% per year for the Notes. The Notes will mature on April 1, 2025. the company intends to use the proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, the repurchase of shares under its share repurchase program.

Verisign Announces $400 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2025

VeriSign, Inc. announced a proposed offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2025. The timing, size and terms of the Notes are subject to market conditions and other factors. Verisign intends to use the proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, the repurchase of shares under its share repurchase program. The Notes will be offered and sold in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), and to non-U.S. persons in transactions outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.

VeriSign, Inc. Appoints Todd B. Strubbe as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

On March 10, 2015, the Board of Directors of VeriSign, Inc. appointed Mr. Todd B. Strubbe, as the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. The appointment is effective as of the date Mr. Strubbe commences his employment as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, which is expected to be on or before April 20, 2015. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Strubbe, served as the President of the Unified Communications Business Segment for West Corporation, since September 2009. Prior to this, he was a co-founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Capital, LLC. Mr. Strubbe has also served in executive leadership positions at First Data Corporation and CompuBank, N.A. and as an associate and then as an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, Inc. He also served for five years as an infantry officer with the United States Army.

 

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