NASDAQ:VALU

Value Line Competitors

$30.80
-0.21 (-0.68 %)
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$30.50
Now: $30.80
$31.69
50-Day Range
$26.57
MA: $29.92
$32.18
52-Week Range
$20.46
Now: $30.80
$35.95
Volume3,657 shs
Average Volume4,228 shs
Market Capitalization$294.88 million
P/E Ratio16.56
Dividend Yield2.71%
Beta-0.1

Competitors

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) Vs. PZN, DHIL, BBDC, FDUS, PUYI, and SAR

Should you be buying VALU stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "investment advice" are considered alternatives and competitors to Value Line, including Pzena Investment Management (PZN), Diamond Hill Investment Group (DHIL), Barings BDC (BBDC), Fidus Investment (FDUS), Puyi (PUYI), and Saratoga Investment (SAR).

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) and Pzena Investment Management (NYSE:PZN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Value Line has a beta of -0.1, meaning that its stock price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pzena Investment Management has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 15.0% of Pzena Investment Management shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 53.3% of Pzena Investment Management shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Value Line pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Pzena Investment Management pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.9%. Value Line has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Value Line and Pzena Investment Management's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%
Pzena Investment Management2.46%10.22%5.43%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Value Line and Pzena Investment Management's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A
Pzena Investment Management$150.75 million4.79$8.46 millionN/AN/A

Value Line has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Pzena Investment Management.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Value Line and Pzena Investment Management, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Value Line0000N/A
Pzena Investment Management0000N/A

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) and Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Value Line and Diamond Hill Investment Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A
Diamond Hill Investment Group$136.62 million3.69$54.96 millionN/AN/A

Diamond Hill Investment Group has higher revenue and earnings than Value Line.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Value Line and Diamond Hill Investment Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Value Line0000N/A
Diamond Hill Investment Group0000N/A

Risk and Volatility

Value Line has a beta of -0.1, suggesting that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diamond Hill Investment Group has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.6% of Diamond Hill Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Diamond Hill Investment Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Value Line and Diamond Hill Investment Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%
Diamond Hill Investment Group29.63%19.59%14.90%

Dividends

Value Line pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Diamond Hill Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Value Line has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Value Line is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Value Line beats Diamond Hill Investment Group on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Barings BDC (NYSE:BBDC) and Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Barings BDC and Value Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Barings BDC-5.76%5.71%2.50%
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Barings BDC and Value Line's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Barings BDC$75.65 million6.52$58.19 million$0.6116.85
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A

Barings BDC has higher revenue and earnings than Value Line.

Dividends

Barings BDC pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.4%. Value Line pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Barings BDC pays out 124.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Barings BDC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Value Line has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Barings BDC has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Value Line has a beta of -0.1, suggesting that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.4% of Barings BDC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Barings BDC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Barings BDC and Value Line, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Barings BDC00403.00
Value Line0000N/A

Barings BDC presently has a consensus target price of $9.75, suggesting a potential downside of 5.16%. Given Barings BDC's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Barings BDC is more favorable than Value Line.

Summary

Barings BDC beats Value Line on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) and Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Value Line and Fidus Investment's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A
Fidus Investment$77.11 million5.33$48.47 million$1.4411.67

Fidus Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Value Line.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.9% of Fidus Investment shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Fidus Investment shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Value Line and Fidus Investment, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Value Line0000N/A
Fidus Investment00603.00

Fidus Investment has a consensus price target of $15.40, suggesting a potential downside of 8.39%. Given Fidus Investment's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fidus Investment is more favorable than Value Line.

Profitability

This table compares Value Line and Fidus Investment's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%
Fidus Investment26.80%9.15%4.66%

Volatility & Risk

Value Line has a beta of -0.1, indicating that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fidus Investment has a beta of 1.89, indicating that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Value Line pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Fidus Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.4%. Fidus Investment pays out 86.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Value Line has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Fidus Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Fidus Investment beats Value Line on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Puyi (NASDAQ:PUYI) and Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Puyi and Value Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PuyiN/AN/AN/A
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Puyi and Value Line, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Puyi0000N/A
Value Line0000N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Puyi and Value Line's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Puyi$18.33 million16.49$-4,660,000.00N/AN/A
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A

Value Line has higher revenue and earnings than Puyi.

Risk and Volatility

Puyi has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Value Line has a beta of -0.1, meaning that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Value Line beats Puyi on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) and Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Saratoga Investment has a beta of 1.68, suggesting that its stock price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Value Line has a beta of -0.1, suggesting that its stock price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Saratoga Investment and Value Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Saratoga Investment54.72%7.97%4.27%
Value Line43.60%32.05%16.41%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Saratoga Investment and Value Line's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Saratoga Investment$58.45 million4.78$55.74 million$2.4910.04
Value Line$40.30 million7.32$15.66 millionN/AN/A

Saratoga Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Value Line.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Saratoga Investment and Value Line, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Saratoga Investment00703.00
Value Line0000N/A

Saratoga Investment presently has a consensus target price of $23.75, suggesting a potential downside of 4.96%. Given Saratoga Investment's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Saratoga Investment is more favorable than Value Line.

Dividends

Saratoga Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.9%. Value Line pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Saratoga Investment pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Value Line has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

21.6% of Saratoga Investment shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.4% of Value Line shares are held by institutional investors. 15.7% of Saratoga Investment shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Value Line shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Saratoga Investment beats Value Line on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Value Line Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Pzena Investment Management logo
PZN
Pzena Investment Management
0.9$10.15-3.4%$722.38 million$150.75 million48.34Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Diamond Hill Investment Group logo
DHIL
Diamond Hill Investment Group
1.4$159.70-0.6%$504.65 million$136.62 million13.83Upcoming Earnings
Barings BDC logo
BBDC
Barings BDC
2.2$10.28-0.7%$493.05 million$75.65 million-257.00
Fidus Investment logo
FDUS
Fidus Investment
1.6$16.81-1.9%$410.79 million$77.11 million18.68Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
PUYI
Puyi
0.5$5.01-0.6%$302.18 million$18.33 million0.00
Saratoga Investment logo
SAR
Saratoga Investment
1.6$24.99-0.0%$279.14 million$58.45 million8.65
Monroe Capital logo
MRCC
Monroe Capital
1.1$10.66-0.4%$227.10 million$68.19 million-53.30
Silvercrest Asset Management Group logo
SAMG
Silvercrest Asset Management Group
2.3$14.92-0.6%$215.30 million$102.15 million13.32Upcoming Earnings
WHG
Westwood Holdings Group
1.1$16.53-2.7%$139.36 million$84.08 million71.87Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
StoneCastle Financial logo
BANX
StoneCastle Financial
1.5$19.89-0.1%$130.52 million$16.35 million64.16
Manning & Napier logo
MN
Manning & Napier
0.5$7.13-1.8%$122.22 million$136 million39.61Upcoming Earnings
U.S. Global Investors logo
GROW
U.S. Global Investors
0.4$7.80-3.1%$117.52 million$4.48 million0.00
Great Elm Capital logo
GECC
Great Elm Capital
1.7$3.28-1.5%$77.11 million$27.04 million-1.35
HNNA
Hennessy Advisors
1.4$9.44-4.2%$69.48 million$33.39 million8.91
PHCF
Puhui Wealth Investment Management
0.4$4.11-2.9%$47.30 million$2.18 million0.00
Medley Management logo
MDLY
Medley Management
0.5$4.74-1.5%$3.18 million$48.84 million-0.59
This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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