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Value Line (Value Line) Financial Strength : 8 (As of Jan. 2024)


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What is Value Line Financial Strength?

Value Line has the Financial Strength Rank of 8. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.

Good Sign:

Value Line Inc shows strong financial strength.

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors:

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

GuruFocus does not calculate Value Line's interest coverage with the available data. Value Line's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was 0.14. As of today, Value Line's Altman Z-Score is 7.57.


Competitive Comparison of Value Line's Financial Strength

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

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

* The bar in red indicates where Value Line's Financial Strength falls into.



Value Line Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

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

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:

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

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

GuruFocus does not calculate Value Line'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.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Value Line's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Jan. 2024 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(1.241 + 3.89) / 36.524
=0.14

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Value Line has a Z-score of 7.57, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 7.57 is strong.

* 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.


Value Line  (NAS:VALU) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Value Line has the Financial Strength Rank of 8. It shows strong financial strength and is unlikely to fall into distressed situations.


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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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