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Tucows announces earnings, $40 million buyback

Domain name business continues to chug along. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) announced Q4 and full-year 2020 earnings after the market closed yesterday. It also announced that its board authorized the purchase of up to $40 million of its stock on the open market. The earnings report requires some backstory to fully appreciate it. Until late last […]

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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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Latest .com rankings report

How domain name registrars fared in the most recent monthly data report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers February 2020. Namecheap had the second most new .com registrations during the month. It’s funny to think that it used to be a reseller […]

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Top domain name registrars

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 January 2020. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations: 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 1,060,845 (904,896 in December) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 205,518 (165,119) 3. Namecheap Inc. […]

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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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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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.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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Tucows sold $3.2 million of domains to GoDaddy (and more from earnings call)

Tucows reveals portfolio sale price and data center plans. Domain name, mobile and internet services company Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released earnings for Q4 and full-year 2018 yesterday. In its pre-recorded commentary about the earnings, the company disclosed that it generated about $3.2 million from a bulk sale of domains from its portfolio in Q4. Elliot […]

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