Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top 5 Stock Picks

4. VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN)

Value: $1,238,140,000
Percent of Jim Simons’ 13F Portfolio: 1.34%
Number of Hedge Fund Holders: 47

Virginia-based VeriSign, Inc. provides domain registry services, DDoS protection and related services that are used to enhance internet security. In the fourth quarter, the company posted an EPS of $1.38, beating the consensus estimates by $0.9.

Legendary investor and billionaire  Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is the biggest stakeholder in VeriSign out of the 887 hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey, as of the end of the fourth quarter. The Oracle of Omaha owns 12.82 million shares of the company, worth $2.7 billion.