VeriSign Inc. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

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Shares of VeriSign Inc. VRSN, -0.08% sank 0.08% to $239.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.26% falling 0.26% to 4,688.67 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.58% falling 0.58% to 35,931.05. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. VeriSign Inc. closed $2.34 short of its 52-week high ($241.84), which the company reached on November 16th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, -0.63% fell 0.63% to $51.73, AT&T Inc. T, remained unchanged, and International Business Machines Corp. IBM, -0.34% fell 0.34% to $118.06. Trading volume (509,514) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 460,067.

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