As a global leader in domain names and Internet security, Verisign enables Internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names and provides protection for websites and enterprises around the world. Verisign ensures the security, stability and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including the authoritative directory of all .com, .net, .tv, .cc, .name top-level domains and the back-end registry for a portfolio of generic top-level domains. The company also operates two of the Internet’s root servers and performs the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). Verisign’s Security Services, including intelligence-driven Distributed Denial of Service Protection, iDefense® Security Intelligence and Managed DNS, help to ensure online businesses are as available as the Web itself.

Company Growth (employees)
Reston, US
Size (employees)
990 (est)
VeriSign was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, US

Key People at VeriSign

D. James Bidzos

D. James Bidzos

President & CEO
George Kilguss III

George Kilguss III

Executive Vice President & CFO
Burt Kaliski, Jr.

Burt Kaliski, Jr.

Senior Vice President & CTO
Todd Strubbe

Todd Strubbe

Executive Vice President & COO

VeriSign Office Locations

VeriSign has offices in Reston, Gurgaon, Beijing, Fribourg and in 2 other locations
Reston, US (HQ)
12061 Bluemont Way
Melbourne, AU
10 5 Queens Rd
London, GB
1 Kingdom St
Fribourg, CH
3 Rue des Pilettes
Beijing, CN
Dong Da Qiao Lu Xiao Qu
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VeriSign Data and Metrics

VeriSign Financial Metrics

VeriSign's revenue was reported to be $288.6 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

288.6 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

237.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

116.4 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

175.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

13.1 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

454.6 m
VeriSign's current market capitalization is $13.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


965.1 m1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

187 m188.4 m192.8 m198.2 m

Gross profit

778.1 m821.7 m866.6 m943.9 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


250.4 m255 m258.4 m262.5 m265.8 m281.9 m286.5 m287.6 m288.6 m

Cost of goods sold

46 m46.9 m48.4 m48.2 m47.2 m50.6 m48.8 m49.8 m50.7 m

Gross profit

204.4 m208.1 m210.1 m214.3 m218.6 m231.3 m237.7 m237.7 m237.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 b1.6 b1.3 b130.7 m339.2 m191.6 m228.7 m231.9 m

Accounts Receivable

13.6 m13.4 m12.6 m13.1 m


64.5 m

Current Assets

1.8 b1.5 b2 b1.8 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


237.4 m233.9 m705.9 m187.3 m177.9 m234 m171 m177.8 m454.6 m

Accounts Receivable

13.8 m16.1 m14.7 m14.4 m14.7 m16.2 m15.1 m15.8 m

Current Assets

1.6 b1.5 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b


323.8 m318.8 m311.9 m304.4 m297.3 m286.2 m277.9 m270.2 m262.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

544.5 m355.3 m375.2 m440.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(2.5 m)(73 k)661 k(871 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

579.4 m600.9 m651.5 m667.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(65.6 m)(39.3 m)(40.7 m)(26.6 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

100.2 m95.2 m88.2 m93 m92.5 m107.5 m113.2 m114.4 m116.4 m

Accounts Receivable

13.8 m16.1 m14.7 m14.4 m14.7 m16.2 m15.1 m15.8 m
USDY, 2017


291.5 k

Financial Leverage

-1.9 x
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VeriSign Operating Metrics

VeriSign's Daily Transactions was reported to be 143 b in FY, 2016, which is a 19% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Daily Transactions

110 b120 b143 b
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VeriSign Market Value History

VeriSign Revenue Breakdown

VeriSign Median Salaries

Source: 102 public H-1B filings from VeriSign

Traffic Overview of VeriSign

VeriSign Online and Social Media Presence

VeriSign News and Updates

Report: DDoS attacks are less common, but they’re bigger

Information security company Verisign just published its Distributed Denial of Trends Report for Q1 2017. This report talks about changes in the frequency, size, and type of DDoS attack that the company has observed over the first few months of this year. The main takeaway is this: The number of DDo…

VeriSign Company Life and Culture

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