Profile: Value Line Inc (VALU.O)
16 Feb 2018
Value Line, Inc. (Value Line), incorporated on October 29, 1982, is engaged in producing 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 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. As of April 30, 2016, the Company's operating subsidiaries included Value Line Publishing LLC (VLP), which is the publishing unit for the investment related periodical publications and copyright data; Vanderbilt Advertising Agency, Inc., which places advertising on behalf of the Company's publications, and Value Line Distribution Center, Inc. (VLDC), which provides subscription fulfillment services and subscriber relations services for Value Line's publications and distributes Value Line's print publications.
The investment periodicals and related publications offered by VLP, cover a spectrum of investments, including stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities. The Company's periodicals and related publications and services are of interest to individual and professional investors, as well as to institutions, including municipal and university libraries and investment firms. As of April 30, 2016, its services were classified into four categories: comprehensive reference periodical publications; targeted and periodical newsletters; investment analysis software, and current and historical financial databases. The comprehensive research services (The Value Line Investment Survey, The Value Line Investment Survey-Small and Mid-Cap, The Value Line 600, The Value Line Small and Mid-Cap 300, and The Value Line Fund Advisor Plus) provide both statistical and text coverage of investment securities.
The Value Line Investment Survey is the Company's flagship service, which is published each week and covered approximately 1,700 stocks at April 30, 2016. The newsletters (Value Line Select, Value Line Select: Dividend Income and Growth, and The Value Line Special Situations Service) provide information for securities and these services make use of Value Line's statistical ranks. Value Line Select is a focused service with an emphasis on Value Line's research analysis and statistical selections. The Value Line Special Situations Service provides research analysis on small and mid-cap stocks. Value Line offers digital versions of most of its products through its Website, www.valueline.com. Subscribers to the print versions have, in some cases, received free access to the corresponding digital versions, although digital subscribers do not receive a free print edition.
The Company's investment analysis software (The Value Line Investment Analyzer and The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey for Windows) includes data sorting and filtering tools. In addition, for institutional and professional subscribers, VLP offers current and historical financial databases (DataFile, Estimates and Projections, Convertibles and Mutual Funds) through online. Its digital services include Value Line Pro Basic, Value Line Pro Elite, The Value Line Pro Equity Research Center and others. The Value Line Research Center has the ability to track model portfolios, (large, small and mid-cap), as well as providing ranks and news. Value Line's primary copyright data products are structured as exchange-traded funds (ETFs), unit investment trusts, variable annuity products and managed accounts.
Value Line Inc
551 5th Ave Fl 3
NEW YORK NY 10176-2800