Verisign, Inc. ($VRSN) Cautious Buy or Hold to $81 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Verisign, Inc.
Stock ticker VRSN
Live stock price [stckqut]VRSN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $95.08
Target stock price (averages with growth) $114.46
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $81.59
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $79.58

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=vrsn

VeriSign, Inc. (VeriSign) is a provider of Internet infrastructure services. The Company provides network confidence and availability for mission-critical Internet services, such as domain name registry services and infrastructure assurance services. Its service capabilities enable real-time name resolution for a number of global top level domains (TLDs), enable domain name registration through registrars, and provide security intelligence and cloud-based network availability services to enterprise customers. It has one reportable segment is Naming Services, which consists of Registry Services and Network Intelligence and Availability (NIA) Services. It has operations inside as well as outside the United States (U.S.). Registry Services operates the authoritative directory of all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, and .name domain names and the back-end systems for all .gov, .jobs and .edu domain names.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Verisign, Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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