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    VeriSign Generates Year-to-Date Stock Returns of 51.6%

    VeriSign (VRSN) generated investor returns of 48.3% in the trailing 12-month period and -4.3% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated -4.7% in 2014.

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    VeriSign’s Return on Assets Stood at 14.4% in 3Q15

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    VeriSign’s Market Share Declines Year-over-Year

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    VeriSign Growth: Domain Name Registration Is a Key Factor

    In 3Q15, VeriSign (VRSN) recorded net additions for registrations of 1.7 million with a gross figure of 9.2 million. The total .com and .net domain name registrations stand at 135.2 million.

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    eBay Had Stock Returns of 16.0% in the Trailing 1-Month Period

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    Analyzing VeriSign’s Performance in a Competitive Market

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    VeriSign Adds 1.68 Million New Domain Names in 3Q15

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    eBay Had Stock Returns of -8.88% in the Trailing 1-Month Period

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    VeriSign Generates Year-to-Date Stock Returns of 21.44%

    Shareholder returns and stock trends VeriSign (VRSN) generated investor returns of 24.54% in the trailing 12-month period and -2.63% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated -4.65% in 2014 and 21.44% YTD (year-to-date). The comopany’s share price increased 3.11% in the trailing five-day period. In comparison, Facebook (FB) and Yahoo! (YHOO), peer companies in the […]

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    VeriSign sees concerns on loss of monopoly over top-level domains

    Shares fell more than 7.5% in March on concerns VeriSign’s monopoly would end following a U.S. government announcement that it would give up a direct means of control over the administration of the internet.

    By Samantha Nielson
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