the exclusive manager of each top-level-domain. Verisign is the biggest player in this space and owns the .com, .net, and etc. VRSN EV to EBITDA (Forward) data by YCharts Verisign has about ~60% margin and trades at 11x EBITDA. Registries
pg 40] and maximum dividend+buyback yields [ ADT, CAM, CF, MOS, MPC, VIAB, GLW, ITW, STX, IBM, NOC, CTL, TRV, VRSN , IR, CCE, KSS, NTAP, HES, DO ; pg 21]. BA story http://online.barrons.com/news/articles/SB51885783724964273656104580129962313443510
about 250 basis points since its May 2013 inception. The list (ranked in order of "total" yield): ADT , CAM , CF , MOS , MPC , VIAB , GLW , ITW , STX , IBM , NOC , CTL , TRV , VRSN , IR , CCE , KSS , NTAP , HES , DO . Post your comment!
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