Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 05/24/2018 @ 4:10PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Verisign, Inc. (VRSN)
Quote : 155.67  0.0 (0.00%) @ 2:05AM

Current Report Filing (8-k)



 
 
 
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 24, 2018
 
 
 
VERISIGN, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
 
 
Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)  
 
 
 
000-23593
 
94-3221585
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
12061 Bluemont Way, Reston, VA
 
20190
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
(703) 948-3200
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
  (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
c
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
c
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
c
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
c
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company      c
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   c
 
 
 
 
 






Item 5.07.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders four proposals were voted on at the meeting. The results for each proposal are as follows:
Proposal No. 1 to elect seven directors of the Company, each to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until a successor has been elected and qualified or until the director’s earlier resignation or removal, was approved by the stockholders. The nominees received the following votes:
Nominees
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
D. James Bidzos
77,338,265
1,297,120
2,692,108
6,374,490
Kathleen A. Cote
77,917,249
3,390,446
19,798
6,374,490
Thomas F. Frist III
80,416,431
890,845
20,217
6,374,490
Jamie S. Gorelick
80,904,231
403,855
19,407
6,374,490
Roger H. Moore
76,521,751
2,313,337
2,492,405
6,374,490
Louis A. Simpson
78,366,082
2,940,486
20,925
6,374,490
Timothy Tomlinson
80,349,084
958,189
20,220
6,374,490

For Proposal No. 2, stockholders of the Company approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the Company's executive compensation. The voting results were as follows:

For:
79,971,845

Against:
1,321,110

Abstain:
34,538

Broker Non-Votes:
6,374,490

     
For Proposal No. 3, stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The voting results were as follows:
For:
86,829,422

Against:
825,078

Abstain:
47,483

Broker Non-Votes:
0


For Proposal No. 4, stockholders of the Company did not approve a stockholder proposal requesting that the Board of Directors take steps to reduce the ownership threshold to call a special meeting. The voting results were as follows:
For:
24,229,575

Against:
56,963,145

Abstain:
134,773

Broker Non-Votes:
6,374,490

 
    











 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VERISIGN, INC.
 
 
 
Date: May 24, 2018
 
By:
 
/s/ Thomas C. Indelicarto
 
 
Thomas C. Indelicarto
 
 
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 
 




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