VeriSign Inc. (VRSN) Dips 5.1% for October 24

Equities Staff  |

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Wednesday October 24 was VeriSign Inc. (VRSN). The stock experienced a 5.1% decline to $133.91 with 1.33 million shares changing hands.

VeriSign Inc. started at an opening price of 141.67 and hit a high of $141.73 and a low of $133.71. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $7.2 per share. VeriSign Inc. trades an average of 761,882 shares a day out of a total 121.92 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $154.50 and a 200-day SMA of $134.26. VeriSign Inc. hit a high of $164.19 and a low of $105.40 over the last year.

VeriSign Inc is a part of the internet content industry. It provides domain name registry and internet security for websites and enterprises around the world.

With its headquarters located in Reston, VA, VeriSign Inc. employs 952 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $16.33 billionAs for its value, has a P/E ratio of <36.3, a P/S of 19.17, a P/B of -11.82, and a P/FCF of 37.1.

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For all the attention paid to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), it’s the S&P 500 that’s relied on by insiders and institutional investors. It represents the industry standard for American large-cap indices.

The Dow is made up of just 30 stocks to the S&P 500’s 500, and it uses an unreliable and outdated price-weighting system where the S&P 500 relies on market cap in weighting its returns. This is why its long-term returns is a much more reliable gauge for the performance of large- and mega-cap stocks over time.

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