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Value Line (Value Line) Debt-to-EBITDA : 0.49 (As of Jan. 2024)


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What is Value Line Debt-to-EBITDA?

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Value Line's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was $1.24 Mil. Value Line's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was $3.89 Mil. Value Line's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was $10.38 Mil. Value Line's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was 0.49.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

VALU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44   Med: 0.91   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Value Line was 1.26. The lowest was 0.44. And the median was 0.91.

VALU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
70.85% of 422 companies
in the Capital Markets industry
Industry Median: 1.33 vs VALU: 0.44

Value Line Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Value Line Debt-to-EBITDA Chart

Value Line Annual Data
Trend Apr14 Apr15 Apr16 Apr17 Apr18 Apr19 Apr20 Apr21 Apr22 Apr23
Debt-to-EBITDA
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 1.26 1.22 0.61 0.48

Value Line Quarterly Data
Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23 Jan24
Debt-to-EBITDA Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.49 0.49 0.47 0.45 0.49

Competitive Comparison of Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA

For the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges subindustry, Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Capital Markets Industry

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Value Line Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Value Line's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1.344 + 4.784) / 12.819
=0.48

Value Line's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1.241 + 3.89) / 10.38
=0.49

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Jan. 2024) EBITDA data.


Value Line  (NAS:VALU) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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Value Line (Value Line) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
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Address
551 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, USA, 10176-0001
Value Line Inc is a U.S based company. It produces investment periodicals based on underlying research and making available copyright data, including ranking system and other information, to third parties under written agreements for use in third-party managed and marketed investment products and for other purposes. The company markets under well-known 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. Its only operating segment being Publishing.
Executives
Glenn J. Muenzer director 357 HARVARD COURT, EAST MEADOW NY 11554
Alfred R Fiore director 1 ANGORA ROAD, WESTPORT CT 06880
Howard A Brecher director, officer: Acting Chairman and Acting CEO VALUE LINE 220 E 42ND ST, SUITE 600, NEW YORK NY 10017
Stephen Anastasio officer: Chief Financial Officer 220 E 42ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10017
William Edward Reed director 12 KNORR STREET, NORWALK CT 06854
Mary Bernstein director 220 E 42ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10017
Stephen P Davis director 57 EAST 95TH STREET, NEW YORK NY 10128
Thomas Sarkany director, officer: Secretary 220 EAST 42ND STREET, 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10017
Robert M. Perkins, director 220 EAST 42ND STREET, 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK CITY NY 10017
Ruth O. Legon, director 220 EAST 42ND STREET, 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK CITY NY 10017
Arnold Bernhard & Co Inc 10 percent owner 220 EAST 42ND STREET 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10017
Janet Eakman director 220 E 42ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10017
Mitchell Eric Appel officer: CFO VALUE LINE INC, 220 EAST 42ND STREET 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10017
Edward J Shanahan director 220 EAST 42 STREET, NEW YORK NY 10017
Marianne B Asher director

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