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

May 27, 2015, 10:07 ET from Royce Value Trust

NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Oldest and largest small-cap closed-end fund
  • Average weekly trading volume of approximately 643,000 shares
  • Fund's adviser has more than 35 years of small- and micro-cap investment experience

 

Closing Prices – April 30, 2015



NAV    $16.00



MKT    $14.18






Total Return Performance                                 



Periods ended April 30, 2015                

NAV 

MKT




One Month*                                          

-0.37%

-0.98%

Year-To-Date *                                      

0.58

1.02

One-Year                                              

3.38

2.73

Three-Year Average Annual                     

11.73

12.30

Five-Year Average Annual                         

10.05

10.74

Ten-Year Average Annual                           

8.24

5.79




*Not Annualized












Portfolio Diagnostics






Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap:       

$1328million


Wtd. Average P/E Ratio:                       

19.9*


Wtd. Average P/B Ratio:                        

2.5x


Net Assets:                                        

$1224million


Net Leverage:                                      

0%





*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.   Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers                

1.0%


2.   Reliance Steel & Aluminum              

1.0


3.   Nautilus                                      

0.9


4.   On Assignment                              

0.9


5.   SEI Investments                             

0.9


6.   Forward Air                                    

0.9


7.   Ash Grove Cement Co. Cl. B           

0.9


8.    Newport  Corp.                                

0.8


9.    Federated Investors, Inc. Cl. B             

0.8


10.  Value Partners Group Ltd.                   

0.8





Top Five Sectors                           

% of Net Assets


  1.  Industrials                                   

28%


  2.  Information Technology                

19


  3.  Financials                                   

17


  4.  Consumer Discretionary               

12


  5.  Materials                                    

7


 

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.

 

SOURCE Royce Value Trust



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