• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $216.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 9.23 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$197.75
▼ -1.12 (-0.56%)

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Analyst Price Target for VRSN

Analyst Price Target is $216.00
▲ +9.23% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for VeriSign in the last 3 months. The average price target is $216.00, with a high forecast of $216.00 and a low forecast of $216.00. The average price target represents a 9.23% upside from the last price of $197.75.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 1 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in VeriSign. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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6/6/2021
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9/4/2021
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12/3/2021
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3/3/2022
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6/1/2022
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8/30/2022
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10/29/2022
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11/28/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/1/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$216.00Low
4/29/2022Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$260.00 ➝ $210.00High
10/29/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$259.00Low
4/23/2021CitigroupBoost Target$235.00 ➝ $245.00Low
12/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$246.00High
6/23/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$250.00High
4/27/2020CfraBoost TargetHold$199.00 ➝ $204.00Low
4/27/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$220.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
4/24/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$220.00 ➝ $250.00High
7/26/2019Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $240.00Low
3/5/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $195.00Low
11/2/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$152.00 ➝ $155.00Low
11/2/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$160.00 ➝ $170.00High
11/2/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$125.00 ➝ $160.00High
9/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Average$123.00 ➝ $125.00Low
7/27/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$160.00Low
7/27/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$155.00N/A
7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$122.00 ➝ $123.00Low
7/2/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight$122.00Medium
4/30/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$111.00 ➝ $123.00Low
2/26/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight$106.00Low
(Data available from 11/28/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.24 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 7 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
5/2/2022
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6/1/2022
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7/1/2022
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7/31/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
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8/30/2022
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9/29/2022
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10/29/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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11/28/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 20 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

Very Negative

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VeriSign, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides domain name registry services and internet infrastructure that enables internet navigation for various recognized domain names worldwide. It enables the security, stability, and resiliency of internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 internet root servers; and offering registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net domains, which support global e-commerce. The company also back-end systems for .cc, .gov, .edu, and .name domain names, as well as operates distributed servers, networking, security, and data integrity services. VeriSign, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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Today's Range

Now: $197.75
Low: $196.94
High: $199.52

50 Day Range

MA: $184.55
Low: $172.53
High: $203.37

52 Week Range

Now: $197.75
Low: $155.25
High: $257.03

Volume

488,138 shs

Average Volume

674,990 shs

Market Capitalization

$20.96 billion

P/E Ratio

26.30

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.01

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of VeriSign?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on VeriSign in the last year: Robert W. Baird, and StockNews.com.
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What is the current price target for VeriSign?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for VeriSign in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $216.00, suggesting a possible upside of 9.2%. Robert W. Baird has the highest price target set, predicting VRSN will reach $216.00 in the next twelve months. Robert W. Baird has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $216.00 for VeriSign in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for VeriSign?

VeriSign currently has 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in VRSN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact VeriSign's investor relations team?

VeriSign's physical mailing address is 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston VA, 20190. The information services provider's listed phone number is (703) 948-3200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for VeriSign is www.verisign.com. Learn More about contacing VeriSign investor relations.