Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/26/18, Value Line Inc (VALU - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 2/9/18. As a percentage of VALU's recent stock price of $20.71, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of Value Line Inc to trade 0.87% lower — all else being equal — when VALU shares open for trading on 1/26/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for VALU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Value Line Inc:


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 3.48% 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 $13.256 per share, with $22.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.71.

In Thursday trading, Value Line Inc shares are currently up about 3.8% on the day.