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VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN)

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  • Nov. 26, 2012, 11:52 AM
    VeriSign (VRSN -2.5%) is slumping after receiving a downgrade to Equal Weight from boutique i-bank First Analysis. Shares have been pressured this fall by concerns about regulatory reviews of VeriSign's 6-year renewal contract for handling the Dot.com domain name registry.
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  • Nov. 1, 2012, 2:20 PM
    Verisign (VRSN +10.4%) soars after providing details about an '06 amendment to a Cooperative Agreement it signed with the Commerce Department. The amendment states Verisign won't renew its deal to run the .com domain name registry without the department's approval, but also states there's an "expectancy of renewal." Verisign adds it believes the DOJ has "substantially concluded its own review process" - shares had sold off on worries about the DOJ/DOC reviews. (PR)
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  • Oct. 31, 2012, 1:26 PM
    Verisign (VRSN -7.1%) slides as worries mount about the Commerce and Justice departments' reviews of Verisign's offer for a 6-year renewal of its deal to run the registry for .com domain names. The company noted in last week's Q3 report that the Commerce department might not complete its review before the Nov. 30 expiration of Verisign's current deal, in which case a 6-month extension kicks in. Verisign's offer gives it the right to raise prices by 7% four times over the course of the deal. (2012 guidance)
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  • Oct. 26, 2012, 12:45 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: DV +25%. AMCC +24%. RCON +21%. TASR +18%. NEU +17%. STMP +16%. VAR +16%. ELMD +14%. N +14%. TSYS +15%. Midday top 10 Losers: CBRX -42%. CTCT -26%. MXWL -23%. HMSY -21%. VRSN -19%. REDF -16%. DECK -18%. UQM -17%. IPCM -16%. BJRI -15%.
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  • Oct. 26, 2012, 9:45 AM
    VeriSign (VRSN -19.1%) opens sharply lower after missing Q3 EPS estimates and guiding on its earnings call for 2012 revenue of $870M-$875M, mostly below an $874.8M consensus. The company mentioned Q3 domain name registry additions fell short of guidance due to search algorithm changes (presumably Google's) changing the "economics" of certain domain names, along with macro headwinds (particularly in Europe).
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  • Oct. 26, 2012, 9:10 AM
    Premarket gainers: EXPE +16%. PPC +11%. ACI +10%. GALE +6%. JRCC +6%. LOGI +6%.
    Losers: CBRX -28%. CTCT -22%. DECK -19%. VRSN -17%. IMOS -15%. SPF -6%. ERIC -5%. CSTR -5%.
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  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:50 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:30 p.m.: PLXT +14.8%; EXPE +14.4%; TSYS +13.4%; SYNA +13.3%; DV +13.1%.
    After-hours top losers: DECK -15.8%; VRSN -14.2%; CTCT -13.1%; GTI -12.6%; IFSIA -8.4%.
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  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:14 PM
    VeriSign (VRSN): Q3 EPS of $0.47 misses by $0.02. Revenue of $224M (+13.5% Y/Y) in-line. Shares -15.5% AH. (PR)
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  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AAPL, AMZN, APKT, BAS, BMRN, CA, CB, CERN, CINF, CLD, CLWR, COG, CRBC, CSTR, DECK, DV, EDR, EMN, EXPE, IM, INFA, KFN, KLAC, MXIM, MXWL, N, OLN, PFG, PWER, QLIK, RGC, SPF, VAR, VRSN, WRE, WWWW
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  • Oct. 24, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AAPL, AMZN, APKT, BAS, BMRN, CA, CB, CERN, CINF, CLD, CLWR, COG, CRBC, CSTR, DECK, DV, EDR, EMN, EXPE, IM, INFA, KFN, KLAC, MXIM, MXWL, N, OLN, PFG, PWER, QLIK, RGC, SPF, VAR, VRSN, WRE, WWWW
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  • Aug. 10, 2012, 9:41 AM
    VeriSign (VRSN -2.2%) after Baird downgrades to Neutral on valuation grounds. The provider of domain name registration and authentication services has had a strong 2012 run-up, and currently goes for 24x estimated 2012 EPS.
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  • Jul. 26, 2012, 6:03 PM
    VeriSign (VRSN): Q2 EPS of $0.45 in-line. Revenue of $214M (+12.8% Y/Y) misses by $2.04M. Shares -3.6% AH. (PR)
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  • Jul. 26, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: AMGN, AMZN, APKT, ARBA, CA, CB, CBL, CERN, CINF, CLWR, CSTR, DECK, EXPE, FB, FBHS, GILD, HGSI, IM, INFA, KEG, KLAC, LEG, MCK, MXIM, PFG, QLGC, QLIK, RGC, RSG, SBUX, SPF, TLAB, UHS, VRSN
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: AMGN, AMZN, APKT, ARBA, CA, CB, CBL, CERN, CINF, CLWR, CSTR, DECK, EXPE, FB, FBHS, GILD, HGSI, IM, INFA, KEG, KLAC, LEG, MCK, MXIM, PFG, QLGC, QLIK, RGC, RSG, SBUX, SPF, TLAB, UHS, VRSN
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  • Jun. 25, 2012, 4:39 PM
    ICANN's board has renewed Verisign's (VRSN) contract to serve as the registry operator for .com domain names through Nov. 30, 2018. A renewal of the contract, which forms the bedrock of Verisign's registry ops, was widely expected. (previous)
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  • Jun. 13, 2012, 11:40 AM
    Verisign (VRSN +2.2%) rallies as applications pour in for domain names tied to new suffixes. The new suffixes could provide a boost to Verisign's domain name registration business. Also, Verisign today is announcing its participation in a program that will create transliterations for .com and .net domain names based on non-Latin scripts such as Arabic, Indian, and Simplified Chinese.
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Company Description
VeriSign Incis a provider of domain name registry services and internet security, enabling internet navigation for many of the world's recognized domain names and providing protection for websites and enterprises around the world.
Sector: Technology
Country: United States