Media headlines about Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Value Line earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5713900672738 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Value Line from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th.
Shares of Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) traded up $0.65 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $18.85. 4,987 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,713. The firm has a market cap of $181.50, a PE ratio of 26.55 and a beta of 0.94. Value Line has a one year low of $13.26 and a one year high of $22.58.
The business also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 22nd. Value Line’s dividend payout ratio is 101.41%.
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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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