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Valassis Communications Inc (NYSE:VCI)
Total Equity
\$498 Mil (As of Sep. 2013)

Valassis Communications Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 was \$498 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Valassis Communications Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 was \$12.95. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Valassis Communications Inc's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 was 1.08.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Valassis Communications Inc's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Sep. 2013 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Sep. 2013 ) = 1589.035 - 1115.472 = 474

Valassis Communications Inc's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Sep. 2013 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Sep. 2013 ) = 1528.702 - 1030.94 = 498

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Valassis Communications Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (497.762 - 0) / 38.43 = 12.95

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Valassis Communications Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (33.75 + 502.65) / 497.762 = 1.08

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Valassis Communications Inc Annual Data

 Dec03 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Total Equity 76 141 104 168 220 5 98 529 450 474

Valassis Communications Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Total Equity 490 467 450 484 444 465 474 480 469 498
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