Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) as of November 30, 2015

Dec 28, 2015, 14:13 ET from Royce Value Trust, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2015 /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 – November 30, 2015


NAV    $14.73

MKT    $12.31








Total Return Performance 




Periods ended November 30, 2015      


NAV

MKT





One Month*               


2.22%

2.33%

Year-To-Date *        


-3.26

-8.38

One-Year                   


-1.77

-8.59

Three-Year Average Annual 


10.73

9.30

Five-Year Average Annual 


8.15

7.74

Ten-Year Average Annual  


5.79

3.11





*Not Annualized
















Portfolio Diagnostics








Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap:  

$1,260 million



Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 

19.5*



Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 

1.9x



Net Assets:

$1,148 million



Net Leverage: 

4.5%







*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.       Hackett Group (The)                                                 

1.4

2.       On Assignment                                                      

1.2

3.       Nautilus                                                                      

1.1

4.       SEI Investments                                                        

1.0

5.       Coherent                                                                     

1.0

6.       Market Axess Holdings                                                

0.9

7.       Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers                                            

0.9

8.       Woodward Inc.                                                          

0.9

9.       Federated Investors                                                   

0.9

10.     Reliance Steel & Aluminum                                          

0.9



Top 5 Sectors                                                      

% of Net Assets

  1.  Industrials                                                                

29

  2.  Information Technology                                         

22

  3.  Financials                                                                  

19

  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, Inc.