Value Line

What is it?

  • Value Line is a diverse financial database that evaluates stocks and mutual funds as well as providing financial news that may affect market values.

  • Our subscription includes the Value Line Investment Survey and the Value Line Small & Mid-Cap Survey.

Getting Started

Access Value Line through any web browser:

  1. Go to the library’s website and click on the orange Research & Learning button and then on the Articles, Research & Information button.

  2. Click on Business & Investing and then on the Value Line link. You will be prompted to log in with your Patron ID # (back of card) and PIN number.

Using Value Line

  1. Use Value Line by searching for a specific stock or mutual fund, searching and exploring the archive of articles and newsletters, learning more about investment with instructional articles and videos, and reading issues of Selection & Opinion.

  2. Search for something specific by typing the ticker (e.g. APA or SEAS) or company name (e.g. SeaWorld Entertainment) in the box in the upper right of the page. Click on PDF Reports and select a date to see the report as it looks in the print edition.

  3. Click on the Browse Research or Markets tabs to browse Value Line rankings and read articles on today’s stock market.

  4. Use the Find Ideas tab to access Value Line’s screener and portfolio tools that help you track companies to aide in your investment choices.

  5. Click the Instructional Education tab to browse educational articles and videos on investment. You can also search the glossary of terms and download PDF tool guides that help you learn more about and use Value Line services.

  6. To read this week’s Selection & Opinion, click the Dashboard tab and, under Quick Links on the right-hand side of the page, click Selection & Opinion. It will open in PDF format.