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Who is Valassis Communications Inc?

Valassis Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media and marketing services company primarily in the United States and Europe. The company’s Shared Mail segment combines the individual print advertisements of various clients into a single shared mail package and distributes the shared mail advertising products to approximately 70 million U.S. households primarily on a weekly basis through the United States Postal Service (USPS). This segment also offers solo mail and other products and services, including list procurement, addressing, processing, and the distribution of brochures and circulars; ancillary services, such as list rentals; and direct mail advertising solutions for local neighborhood businesses. This segment primarily serves grocers, restaurants, drug stores, discount and department stores, home furnishing stores, and other retailers. Valassis’ Neighborhood Targeted segment involves in the print and media placement of traditional free-standing solo insert formats and specialty print promotion products; offers newspaper-delivered or direct-to-door sampling products that give manufacturers the ability to cover approximately 60 million households; and helps clients to run their promotional advertising directly on the pages of newspapers by brokering advertising space. The company’s Free-standing Inserts segment prints and distributes four-color booklets containing promotions, primarily coupons from multiple clients through newspapers and shared mails. Valassis’ International, Digital Media, and Services segment provides coupon clearing services, promotion information management products, and marketing services for retailers and consumer-packaged goods manufacturers. Valassis Communications, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.

www.valassis.com
7,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/12
Founded in 1970
Last $25.19 USD
Change Today +0.19 / 0.76%
Volume 462.0K
As of 6:40 PM 10/24/12 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

valassis communications inc (VCI) Snapshot

Open
$25.03
Previous Close
$25.00
Day High
$25.21
Day Low
$24.66
52 Week High
09/14/12 - $27.68
52 Week Low
10/26/11 - $14.71
Market Cap
1.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
307.4K
EPS TTM
$3.00
Shares Outstanding
39.8M
EX-Date
06/21/93
P/E TM
8.4x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
--
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Valassis Communications Inc. Announces In-Store Marketing Partnership with Rite Aid Corporation

Valassis Communications Inc. and Rite Aid Corporation announced that they have entered into a multi-year partnership to develop and execute in-store marketing and media programs. The new partnership will maximize efficiencies across the Rite Aid network of approximately 4,600 stores and ultimately create a shopping environment that directly meets consumers' needs. The new partnership will enable Rite Aid to create a consistent look for its in-store marketing and media programs, aligning them with the company's overall marketing objectives.

Valassis Communications Inc. Announces Resignation of Patrick F. Brennan as its Director, Effective September 30, 2012

Valassis Communications Inc. announced that Patrick F. Brennan, a director of the company notified the company that he plans to retire from the company's Board of Directors and all committees of the Board he serves on, effective September 30, 2012. Mr. Brennan has been a member of the Board since 1998 and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board's Compensation/Stock Option Committee. The Board has approved a reduction in the size of the Board to nine members upon Mr. Brennan's retirement.

Postal Regulatory Commission Approves Valassis Communications Inc. Plan to Grow Shared Mail Volume

Valassis Communications Inc. announced that it will begin moving forward with plans to introduce a mail product that provides national retail advertisers an affordable avenue to reach a broad base of consumers following the Postal Regulatory Commission's (PRC) approval of a three-year negotiated service agreement (NSA). Under the terms of the agreement, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will provide discounted mailing rates allowing Valassis to attract durable goods advertisers with physical retail outlets in 30 or more states in distinct markets where the company has existing Standard Mail Saturation programs.

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