VeriSign: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

RESTON, Va. (AP) _ VeriSign Inc. (VRSN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $147.5 million.

The Reston, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $1.24 per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense, came to $1.33 per share.

The internet infrastructure services provider posted revenue of $306.3 million in the period.

VeriSign shares have increased 46% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has increased 20%. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $215.84, an increase of 43% in the last 12 months.



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