Value Line Is a Value Play

For fundamental, data-driven investors, the Value Line Investment Survey remains an indispensable tool for researching equities. When I visited Warren Buffett in his office back in 2007, his copy of Value Line was within easy reach. Even easier to reach today are shares of Value Line (VALU).

Since Value Line's humble beginnings in 1931, its one-page company analysis reports have become famous for their simplicity and high-quality data. What makes the Investment Survey unique is that Value Line is an independent research company, not a buy-side or sell-side shop. Many investors, either through a subscription or a visit to the local library, have examined the pages of Value Line at least once. ...546 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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