Valassis Communications, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VCI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that VCI has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $28.71, the dividend yield is 4.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VCI was $28.71,
representing a -8.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.34 and
a 21.19% increase over the 52 week low of $23.69.
VCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as WPP plc (
) and Omnicom Group Inc. (
). VCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports VCI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.69%, compared to an
industry average of -.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VCI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VCI as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of
10.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VCI at 1.11%.