In after-hours trading, the firm was mostly flat, although spikes both up and down were seen immediately following the report. Meanwhile, AKAM fell slightly after hours, further adding to its massive losses from the Thursday session and setting up the possibility of a tumultuous open for both of these companies at the start of trading today.
Because of this earnings report, as well as yesterday's disaster from Akamai, investors should look for the Internet Infrastrcuture HOLDR
If investors are able to look past VRSN's one time charge and buy AKAM on the dip, it could be a solid day for this HOLDR. If, however, investors take VRSN's decline in earnings as a bad sign for the industry, both stocks could sell off in Friday trading and leave IIH in a much worse position to close out the week [see charts of IIH here].
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