Value Line About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VALU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/26/13, Value Line, Inc. ( VALU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 8/9/13. As a percentage of VALU's recent stock price of $9.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.66%, so look for shares of Value Line, Inc. to trade 1.66% lower — all else being equal — when VALU shares open for trading on 7/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VALU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Value Line, Inc.:

VALU+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VALU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.63% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VALU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Value Line, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VALU's low point in its 52 week range is $8.02 per share, with $13.69 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.05.

In Wednesday trading, Value Line, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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