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Value Line (Value Line) Interest Coverage : N/A (As of Jan. 2024)


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What is Value Line Interest Coverage?

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income by its Interest Expense. Value Line's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jan. 2024 was $2.23 Mil. Value Line's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Jan. 2024 was $0.00 Mil. GuruFocus does not calculate 's interest coverage with the available data. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Good Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies' interest coverage to be at least 5. Value Line Inc has enough cash to cover all of its debt. Its financial situation is stable.

The historical rank and industry rank for Value Line's Interest Coverage or its related term are showing as below:


VALU's Interest Coverage is not ranked *
in the Capital Markets industry.
Industry Median: 20.56
* Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


Value Line Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Value Line's Interest Coverage 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.

Note: For Interest Coverage, "No debt" indicates no long-term debt. An indication of "No Debt" does not necessarily mean that the company has no long-term debt obligations; it could be due to missing data in the quarterly or annual report. Use caution when interpreting this information.

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Value Line Interest Coverage Chart

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Competitive Comparison of Value Line's Interest Coverage

For the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges subindustry, Value Line's Interest Coverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Interest Coverage 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 Interest Coverage Distribution in the Capital Markets Industry

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Value Line's Interest Coverage distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Value Line's Interest Coverage falls into.



Value Line Interest Coverage Calculation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income /Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

The company did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is 0, then

The company had no debt (1).


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Value Line's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2023 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2023, Value Line's Interest Expense was $0.00 Mil. Its Operating Income was $11.47 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $4.78 Mil.

GuruFocus does not calculate Value Line's interest coverage with the available data.

Value Line's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Jan. 2024, Value Line's Interest Expense was $0.00 Mil. Its Operating Income was $2.23 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $3.89 Mil.

GuruFocus does not calculate Value Line's interest coverage with the available data.

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's Financial Strength is.


Value Line  (NAS:VALU) Interest Coverage Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company's overage Financial Strength .


Value Line Interest Coverage Related Terms

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Value Line (Value Line) Business Description

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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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