Valassis Communications, Inc. (VCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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Valassis Communications, Inc. ( VCI ) 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 ( WPPGY ) and Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VCI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: FNK , FNX , OMC , VCI , WPPGY

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