Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) as of December 31, 2015

Jan 25, 2016, 15:31 ET from Royce Value Trust

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Oldest and largest small-cap closed-end fund
  • Average weekly trading volume of approximately 1,695,000 shares
  • Fund's adviser has more than 40 years of small- and micro-cap investment experience

 

Closing Prices – December 31, 2015


NAV    $13.56

MKT    $11.77

 

Total Return Performance



Periods ended December 31, 2015

NAV

MKT




One Month*

-4.99%

-1.32%

Year-To-Date *

-8.09

-9.59

One-Year

-8.09

-9.59

Three-Year Average Annual

7.51

7.36

Five-Year Average Annual

5.22

5.19

Ten-Year Average Annual

5.19

3.07




*Not Annualized



 

Portfolio Diagnostics


















Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap:

$1,166 million









Wtd. Average P/E Ratio:

18.1*









Wtd. Average P/B Ratio:

1.8x









Net Assets:

$1,071 million









Net Leverage:

5.7%


















*The Fund's P/E ratio calculation excludes companies with zero or negative earnings.










Net leverage is the percentage, in excess of 100%, of the total value of equity type investments, divided by net assets.

 

Portfolio Composition




Top 10 Positions

% of Net Assets

1.   Nautilus

1.0

2.   Hackett Group

1.0

3.   Ash Grove Cement Co. Cl.B

1.0

4.   SEI Investments

1.0

5.   On Assignment

1.0

6.   Woodward Inc.

1.0

7.   Coherent

1.0

8.   MarketAxess Holdings

0.9

9.   Reliance Steel & Aluminum

0.9

10. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

0.9



Top 5 Sectors

% of Net Assets

1.  Industrials

29

2.  Information Technology

22

3.  Financials

20

4.  Consumer Discretionary

13

5.  Materials

8

 

Recent Developments
Royce Value Trust is a closed-end diversified management investment company whose shares of Common Stock (RVT) are listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Its primary investment goal is long-term capital growth, which it seeks by investing at least 65% of its assets in equity securities primarily of small- and micro-cap companies.

Daily net asset values (NAVs) for Royce Value Trust are now available on our website and online through most ticker symbol lookup services and on broker terminals under the symbol XRVTX. For more information, please call The Royce Funds at (800) 221-4268 or visit our website at www.roycefunds.com.

An investor in Royce Value Trust should consider the Fund's investment goals, risks, fees, and expenses carefully before investing.

SOURCE Royce Value Trust



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