Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning, BidAskClub reports.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Value Line from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, January 10th.

Shares of NASDAQ VALU traded down $1.04 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $31.31. 101 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,027. The company’s 50-day moving average is $28.43 and its two-hundred day moving average is $26.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The company has a market capitalization of $323.47 million, a P/E ratio of 25.61 and a beta of 0.45. Value Line has a 1 year low of $17.12 and a 1 year high of $36.25.

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) last announced its earnings results on Friday, December 13th. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $10.08 million for the quarter. Value Line had a net margin of 33.34% and a return on equity of 25.91%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in VALU. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Value Line by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 16,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $451,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in Value Line by 140.4% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,709 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $47,000 after purchasing an additional 998 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Value Line by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,875 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $409,000 after acquiring an additional 409 shares in the last quarter. Auxier Asset Management bought a new position in Value Line in the 2nd quarter worth about $213,000. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. grew its stake in Value Line by 85.7% in the 3rd quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 15,225 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $346,000 after acquiring an additional 7,025 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 7.69% of the company’s stock.

Value Line Company Profile

Value Line, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, 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.

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