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

Value Line, Inc. (VALU): $52.50

-1.00 (-1.87%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where VALU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.99% of US stocks.
  • VALU's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 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; 86.97% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • VALU's price/sales ratio is 12.9; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 91.24% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -14.87%, VALUE LINE INC's debt growth rate surpasses just 18.75% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VALU, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NPK, WAFU, DSWL, CIX, and IPAR.
  • VALU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VALUE LINE INC's official web site, go to

VALU Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, VALU's price/earnings ratio is 133.33% higher, now standing at 26.6.
  • VALU's price/earnings ratio has moved up 1.2 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 2023-01-23 12.0 6.0 26.6 19.6
VALU 2023-01-20 12.2 6.1 27.0 19.9
VALU 2023-01-19 12.1 6.1 26.8 19.7
VALU 2023-01-18 12.3 6.2 27.3 20.1
VALU 2023-01-17 12.6 6.3 27.9 20.6
VALU 2023-01-13 12.5 6.3 27.7 20.4

VALU Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -24.45%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 499.58%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 0.56%.
Over the past 33 months, VALU's revenue has gone up $713,000.

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
2022-09-30 40.396 21.985 18.209
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

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 $52.50 52-week high $118.40
Prev. close $53.50 52-week low $42.02
Day low $52.50 Volume 4,900
Day high $57.09 Avg. volume 5,779
50-day MA $52.71 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $64.55 Market Cap 496.18M

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 Second Quarter 2023 Earnings: EPS: US$0.46 (vs US$0.89 in 2Q 2022)

Value Line ( NASDAQ:VALU ) Second Quarter 2023 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$10.1m (flat on 2Q 2022). Net...

Yahoo | December 14, 2022

Value Line GAAP EPS of $0.46

Value Line press release (VALU): Q2 GAAP EPS of $0.46.Retained earnings at October 31, 2022, were $91,700,000, representing an increase of 4.6% over retained earnings at April 30, 2022.

Seeking Alpha | December 12, 2022


New York, Dec. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) reported results through the second fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2022 and fiscal first half ended the same date. During the six months (May 2022 through October 2022), the Company’s income from operations of $5,727,000 was 14.5% above income from operations of $5,002,000 during the six months ended October 31, 2021. For the six months ended October 31, 2022, operating expenses decreased 5.6% below those during the s

Yahoo | December 12, 2022

Value Line Stock: Cheaper But Not Cheap Enough (NASDAQ:VALU)

In spite of the fact that Value Line shares are down quite a bit, they’re still quite expensive by historical standards. Read our analysis of VALU stock.

Seeking Alpha | December 6, 2022

Value Line''s Ex-Dividend Date Is Friday, Here''s What You Need To Know

Thursday marks the last chance for investors to receive the next dividend payout from Value Line (NASDAQ: VALU ). What''s Happening The company announced on Friday that it would pay shareholders a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share. On Friday, Value Line will go ex-dividend, meaning the stock will trade lower to reflect that payout. In other words, the … Full story available on

Benzinga | October 25, 2022

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VALU Price Returns

1-mo 3.65%
3-mo 7.63%
6-mo -37.88%
1-year -9.58%
3-year 70.94%
5-year 212.20%
YTD 3.65%
2022 10.35%
2021 45.98%
2020 17.42%
2019 15.09%
2018 40.57%

VALU Dividends

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