Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports.

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

VALU stock traded down $1.24 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $32.87. 199 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,375. Value Line has a twelve month low of $17.12 and a twelve month high of $34.60. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $28.35 and a 200-day simple moving average of $26.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $323.47 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.61 and a beta of 0.45.

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

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of VALU. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Value Line by 2.5% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 16,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $451,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. grew its position 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 purchasing an additional 7,025 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Value Line by 2.8% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,875 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $409,000 after buying an additional 409 shares in the last quarter. Auxier Asset Management bought a new position in Value Line during the second quarter valued at about $213,000. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in shares of 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 worth $47,000 after purchasing an additional 998 shares in the last quarter. 7.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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