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Staff Guide to Value Line: Main

Staff Guide

The Value Line Research Center provides online financial information about large and mid-cap U.S. public companies, including forecasted projections, market performance, analyst consensus, beta, key ratios, business description, and commentary on current operations and future prospects. Provides model portfolios to illustrate effect of varying investment strategies. Also find company news, extensive graphing, market updates, portfolio tracking with alerts, and and stock screening tools. 

What's New? Value Line recently upgraded the security on their website. If patrons have trouble reaching Value Line there are several things they should do on their computer, in order to allow access.


You Will Need

  1. A valid Arlington Public Library Card and PIN. Be sure your Library card has not expired and has no excessive fines and fees
  2. Library users can NOT create a Value Line account
  3. Access to the Internet - on a computer or mobile device

Keep Up with Value Line


What Do Users Need To Know?

Use the "Company Name/Ticker Symbol box" as the fastest and easiest way to locate the latest Value Line report for a specifc company. As you type, be sure to select the matching company name from the dropdown list. Then click on "PDF Report" at the far right margin.

There is a free Value Line website ( with some good info, but users should ALWAYS start at the Library website to Login to our online subscription.

Start Here

  • Value Line: How to Find Reports  -   View here


Where are the current issues of the Value Line Investment Survey (VLIS) found online?

The is no online version of this print publication. See digital versions of these VLIS sections from the "Dashboard" under "Quick Links"  

  • Summary & Index
  • Selection & Opinion
  • VLIS Rank Changes

Why can't I find reports on the mutual fund I'm researching?

Value Line tracks about 20,000 mutual funds but for more coverage of them you may also want to try the Morningstar Investment Research Center. 

Why can't I access any historical data?

The Library's online subscription does not include: Historical Archives, Value Line Select, Dividend Select or the Exchange Traded Funds(ETF) Survey. For Historical Stock details, we suggest Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage. For ETF information, try Morningstar Investment Research Center