Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of Value Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:VALU) by 35.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 22,747 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,967 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.23% of Value Line worth $539,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Separately, BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Value Line by 28.5% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 111,567 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,644,000 after buying an additional 24,747 shares in the last quarter. 7.89% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of NASDAQ VALU opened at $26.38 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $252.02 million, a P/E ratio of 26.01 and a beta of 0.77. Value Line, Inc. has a 12-month low of $17.30 and a 12-month high of $30.64.
Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 12th. The financial services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Value Line had a net margin of 43.50% and a return on equity of 22.52%. The business had revenue of $8.97 million for the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 29th were given a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 26th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%.
About Value Line
Value Line, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells investment periodicals and related publications primarily in the United States. Its investment periodicals and related publications cover a range of investments, including stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), options, and convertible securities.
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