Verisign Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:VRSN)

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Verisign
Updated on : Mar 27, 2017
previous close
VRSN 87 (0%)
NASDAQ 5840.4 (0%)
Closing Price On: Mar 27, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Internet Software-Services
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q4
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
60.1%
Sector Average:
2.7%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$195.5M
Net Income:
$105.6M
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
VRSN PS :
7.9
Industry PS :
2.6
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Free Cash Flow Margin:
65.9%
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View Verisign stock analysis video. This is our VRSN analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for VRSN stock.

Verisign, Inc. Stock Rating (3.4/5)

Our Verisign stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Verisign stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy VRSN stock?

  • Verisign had a healthy average operating margin of 60.1% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Net margins came in at average 38.6% for Verisign over the last twelve months.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 1.9 times the net income.
  • The company has a good Free Cash Flow (FCF) margin of 65.9%.

Should you sell VRSN stock?

  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 7.9, which is higher in comparison to the Internet Software-Services industry average of 2.6, making VRSN stock expensive.

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