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Value Line (Value Line) PB Ratio : 4.30 (As of May. 24, 2024)


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What is Value Line PB Ratio?

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2024-05-24), Value Line's share price is $40.70. Value Line's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was $9.47. Hence, Value Line's PB Ratio of today is 4.30.

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

VALU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43   Med: 4.61   Max: 12.05
Current: 4.3

During the past 13 years, Value Line's highest PB Ratio was 12.05. The lowest was 2.43. And the median was 4.61.

VALU's PB Ratio is ranked worse than
83.55% of 760 companies
in the Capital Markets industry
Industry Median: 1.325 vs VALU: 4.30

During the past 12 months, Value Line's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 8.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 16.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 16.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 11.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Value Line was 73.30% per year. The lowest was -43.90% per year. And the median was 12.60% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Value Line PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Value Line's PB Ratio 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 PB Ratio Chart

Value Line Annual Data
Trend Apr14 Apr15 Apr16 Apr17 Apr18 Apr19 Apr20 Apr21 Apr22 Apr23
PB Ratio
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.71 5.56 4.36 7.82 5.16

Value Line Quarterly Data
Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23 Jan24
PB Ratio 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 5.94 5.16 5.91 4.50 4.71

Competitive Comparison of Value Line's PB Ratio

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

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

* The bar in red indicates where Value Line's PB Ratio falls into.



Value Line PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Value Line's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Jan. 2024)
=40.70/9.467
=4.30

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Value Line  (NAS:VALU) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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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