Value Line, Inc. (VALU): Price and Financial Metrics

Value Line, Inc. (VALU): $51.85

4.87 (+10.37%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where VALU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VALU is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • VALU ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

VALU Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of VALUE LINE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • VALU's price/sales ratio is 12.19; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 91.29% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -32.9%, VALUE LINE INC's debt growth rate surpasses merely 10.23% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VALU, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CVR, NPK, DNOW, MSN, and WAFU.
  • VALU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VALUE LINE INC's official web site, go to

VALU Valuation Summary

  • VALU's price/sales ratio is 11; this is 292.86% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • VALU's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VALU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VALU 2022-09-23 11.0 5.6 19.9 15.1
VALU 2022-09-22 11.5 5.9 20.8 15.8
VALU 2022-09-21 12.9 6.6 23.3 17.7
VALU 2022-09-20 13.7 6.9 24.6 18.7
VALU 2022-09-19 15.0 7.6 27.1 20.6
VALU 2022-09-16 15.4 7.8 27.7 21.1

VALU Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 113.65%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 9.38%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -26.47%.
VALU's revenue has moved up $4,435,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows VALU's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 40.303 22.347 22.383
2022-03-31 40.525 24.646 23.822
2021-12-31 40.121 25.682 27.093
2021-09-30 39.993 20.002 27.508
2021-06-30 40.23 18.619 24.06
2021-03-31 40.392 16.41 23.28

VALU's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VALU has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 92.45% of graded US stocks.
  • VALU's asset turnover comes in at 0.342 -- ranking 63rd of 443 Trading stocks.
  • CNS, AAT, and AINV are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VALU.

The table below shows VALU's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.342 0.866 0.361
2021-04-30 0.352 0.865 0.347
2021-01-31 0.362 0.872 0.281
2020-10-31 0.376 0.874 0.272
2020-07-31 0.383 0.877 0.267
2020-04-30 0.385 0.877 0.251

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VALU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $51.85 52-week high $118.40
Prev. close $46.98 52-week low $30.44
Day low $46.90 Volume 11,300
Day high $54.13 Avg. volume 10,632
50-day MA $77.21 Dividend yield 1.93%
200-day MA $65.48 Market Cap 491.12M

Value Line, Inc. (VALU) Company Bio

Value Line, Inc. produces and sells investment periodicals and related publications primarily in the United States. Its investment periodicals and related publications cover a range of investments, including stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), options, and convertible securities. The company was founded in 1931 and is based in New York, New York.

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Value Line, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) reported results for the first fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2022. During the three months ended July 31, 2022, the Company’s income from operations of $2,556,000 was 12.8% above income from operations of $2,265,000 during the three months ended July 31, 2021. For the three months ended July 31, 2022, operating expenses decreased 6.5% below those during the three months ended July 31, 2021. During the three months ende

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) stock performs better than its underlying earnings growth over last five years

For many, the main point of investing in the stock market is to achieve spectacular returns. And highest quality...

Yahoo | August 23, 2022


NEW YORK, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) reported results for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022. Shareholders’ equity reached $79,645,000 at April 30, 2022, an increase of 18.9% over shareholders’ equity of $67,013,000 at April 30, 2021. Retained earnings at April 30, 2022, were $87,645,000, representing an increase of 20.9% over the year-earlier figure. The Company’s liquid assets at April 30, 2022, were $57,825,000, a 27.5% increase over liquid assets at

Yahoo | July 26, 2022


New York, July 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: VALU) announced today that its Board of Directors declared on July 22, 2022 a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per common share, payable on August 11, 2022, to stockholders of record on August 1, 2022. The Company has 9,474,814 shares of common stock outstanding as of July 22, 2022. Value Line, Inc. is a leading New York based provider of investment research. The Value Line Investment Survey is one of the most widely used sour

Yahoo | July 22, 2022


NEW YORK, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) reported that on May 31, 2022, the Board of Directors approved a renewal of the share repurchase program, effective immediately, allowing the repurchase of shares from time to time, up to an additional amount of $3,000,000. The new repurchase program, which replaces the March 2022 program, has no set price limit and no expiration date and makes available a total of approximately $3.04 million. "Based on the Company’s cur

Yahoo | May 31, 2022

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VALU Price Returns

1-mo -48.61%
3-mo -17.67%
6-mo -22.06%
1-year 53.49%
3-year 137.65%
5-year 259.45%
YTD 12.00%
2021 45.98%
2020 17.42%
2019 15.09%
2018 40.56%
2017 3.28%

VALU Dividends

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