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Latest .com ranking has some surprises

Two registrars posted big gains in September. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2020. There were a couple of surprises in the monthly numbers. Perhaps they are anomalies. First, Hosting Concepts/OpenProvider had a surge in one-year .com registrations, placing it in […]

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Top .Com domain name registrars

Xin Net continues its fall, Key-Systems jumps. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers August 2020. Xin Net continues its precipitous fall in domains under management, likely due to Chinese domain investors not renewing their domains. Also notable this month is Key-Systems making […]

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How domain stocks are faring in 2020

Endurance leads the way after acquisition. It’s been a wild ride in the stock market this year. On March 14, I wrote about how domain name stocks fared during the pandemic market crash up through the close on March 13. I wrote an update in May about how shares had rebounded with the market. Fast forward […]

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Web.com owner takes position in Endurance International Group

Investment firm accumulates a small stake in Web.com competitor. Siris Capital, the private equity company that owns Web.com, has opened a position in Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI). The investment firm owned a 2.39% stake in Endurance as of June 29. At today’s closing price, that’s worth about $21 million. Shares in EIGI have been […]

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Top ten domain name registrars, ranked by .com

A monthly look at the latest .com data ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2019. Wix landed in the top ten list for new .com registrations for the second month in a row. As usual, Chinese registrars were in flux. Note […]

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Shakeup on the .com leader boards, Namecheap tops 5 million

Lots of shifting and Namecheap hits a milestone. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2019. There was a lot of shakeup this month. On the new registrations chart, Xin Net fell out of the top ten after its monthly volume reduced […]

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A strong month for .Com

A strong month for .com ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers March 2019. March was a strong month for many registrars. GoDaddy topped 1 million new registrations and others had lots of new registrations, too. United-Domains fell off the monthly performance chart […]

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.Com Winners & Losers

The latest data about domain name registrars and .com domain names. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers February 2019. Starting this month, I’m including 123 Reg in GoDaddy’s numbers. This pushes its .com total to over 50 million. Here’s how registrars did […]

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Endurance International falls 12% on lower forecast

Domain name and hosting company lowers outlook for 2019. Shares of Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI) fell nearly 12% in trading yesterday after the company lowered its 2019 forecast. Shares ended the day at $5.53. GAAP revenue guidance lowered from $1.4 billion – $1.6 billion to $1.2 billion – $1.4 billion Adjusted EBITDA forecast lowered […]

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.Com slips at GoDaddy

Expirations outpaced new registrations at GoDaddy in December. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2018. Something interesting happened in December: GoDaddy’s .com domains under management (DUMs) dropped. I’ve tracked monthly numbers for a long time and don’t recall this happening in […]

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