Verisign, Inc (VRSN Nasdaq)

Verisign operates the authoritative registry for .com .net domains, i.e. it holds exclusive rights, at the “wholesale” level, to sell web addresses ending in .com and .net (and others). A .com website is needed by most businesses around the world.

Verisign provides various other internet services and operates key network infrastructure for the Internet.

Operating margin 2018 ~ .60