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

Value Line, Inc. (VALU): $65.14

-0.91 (-1.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • VALU scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 93.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VALU is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 154 days.
  • VALU's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 17.23% of US stocks).

VALU Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Value Line Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 16.04, Value Line Inc has a higher such ratio than 91.15% of stocks in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -30.56%, Value Line Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 13.51% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Value Line Inc are CIX, CKX, MSN, NPK, 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

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, VALU's price/earnings ratio is 32.73% higher, now standing at 14.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, VALU's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 2.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, VALU's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 2.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VALU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VALU 2021-03-18 7.1 4.5 15.0 11.3
VALU 2020-08-07 6.1 4.6 15.8 11.8
VALU 2012-12-10 2.5 2.8 13.8 7.5
VALU 2012-02-15 2.8 3.5 2.9 1.7
VALU 2009-09-09 4.4 3.8 13.4 7.4
VALU 2003-10-10 6.1 2.5 22.8 14.4

VALU Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -16.61%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 42.61%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 1183.38%.
VALU's revenue has moved up $3,864,000 over the prior 34 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
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
2020-12-31 40.467 17.244 19.012
2020-09-30 41.14 19.611 17.935

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 $65.14 52-week high $91.72
Prev. close $66.05 52-week low $29.54
Day low $65.14 Volume 1,500
Day high $66.80 Avg. volume 14,059
50-day MA $66.15 Dividend yield 1.54%
200-day MA $54.29 Market Cap 620.26M

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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Latest VALU News From Around the Web

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NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) announced today that its Board of Directors declared on January 21, 2022 a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per common share, payable on February 11, 2022, to stockholders of record on January 31, 2022. The Company has 9,536,563 shares of common stock outstanding as of January 21, 2022. Value Line, Inc. is a leading New York based provider of investment research. The Value Line Investment Survey is one of the most widel

Yahoo | January 21, 2022

Value Line, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) reported results through the second fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2021 and fiscal first half ended the same date. During the six months (May 2021 through October 2021), the Company’s net income of $14,401,000, or $1.51 per share, was 41.3% above net income of $10,193,000, or $1.06 per share, for the six months ended October 31, 2020. During the six months ended October 31, 2021, the Company’s income from operations o

Yahoo | December 13, 2021

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Yahoo | December 7, 2021

Value Line's (NASDAQ:VALU) investors will be pleased with their splendid 116% return over the last five years

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Yahoo | October 7, 2021

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VALU Price Returns

1-mo -7.46%
3-mo -2.88%
6-mo 37.99%
1-year 116.51%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD 40.29%
2021 45.98%
2020 17.42%
2019 15.09%
2018 40.57%
2017 3.28%

VALU Dividends

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