Valassis Communications, Inc. ( VCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VCI was $29.49, representing a -5.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.34 and a 57.7% increase over the 52 week low of $18.70.
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 $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports VCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.47%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VCI Dividend History page.