Value Line ranking

Value Line Ranking

The performance for a stock as measured in The Value Line Investment Survey. The ranking is on a scale from 1 to 5, with 1 being the best possible score.

Value Line ranking

The relative ranking of the short-term price performance for a particular stock that appears in the Value Line Investment Survey. Value Line rankings range from 1 to 5, with 1 indicating the greatest potential for short-term gains. The service also ranks stocks for safety.
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The components of The Value Line Ranking System for Timeliness include factors such as the 10-year trend of relative earnings and prices, recent earnings and price changes, and earnings surprises.
Yes, Virginia, There Is Hope: Tests of the Value Line Ranking System.
The higher the Value Line ranking for price stability, the more likely they would recommend it as a safe investment.
Accordingly, the Value Line ranking system is used here for the purpose of measuring safety of investment.
Thus, according to Table 2, the greater the following variables: the price earnings growth ratio, the Value Line rankings for safety, timeliness, and the level of operating leverage (risk), the more likely the firm would achieve a high level of stock price stability.