Media coverage about Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Value Line earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8532461354315 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Value Line (VALU) traded up $0.01 during trading on Monday, hitting $18.68. 500 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,918. Value Line has a 1 year low of $13.26 and a 1 year high of $22.58. The company has a market cap of $181.24, a P/E ratio of 26.31 and a beta of 0.95.
Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, December 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $8.99 million for the quarter. Value Line had a net margin of 19.31% and a return on equity of 17.78%.
The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd. Value Line’s payout ratio is currently 101.41%.
Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Value Line from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th.
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Value Line Company Profile
Value Line, Inc (Value Line) is engaged in producing investment periodicals based on underlying research and making available copyright data, including ranking system and other information, to third parties for use in third-party managed and marketed investment products and for other purposes. The Company markets under brands, including Value Line, the Value Line logo, The Value Line Investment Survey, Smart Research, Smarter Investing and The Most Trusted Name in Investment Research.
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