Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) As Of October 31, 2011

Royce Value Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RVT)

Closing Prices – October 31, 2011
NAV     $ 14.76
MKT $ 12.68
Total Return Performance            

Periods ended October 31, 2011
NAV MKT
 
Month* 16.86% 14.44%
Year to Date* -7.93 -8.99
One-Year 2.85 4.18
Three-Year Average Annual 17.72 15.02
Five-Year Average Annual 0.45 -3.13
10-Year Average Annual 7.78 7.25
 
*Not Annualized
Portfolio Diagnostics  
 
Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1314 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 14.4*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.4x
Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock:

$1217 million
Net Leverage: 13.9%

*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, applicable to common stock.
Portfolio Composition  
 
Top 10 Positions % of Net Assets
1. Coherent, Inc. 1.2%
2. HEICO Corp. 1.2
3. Alleghany Corp. 1.1
4. Oil States International 1.1
5. Nordson Corp. 0.9
6. Carter’s 0.9
7. Sapient Corp. 0.9
8. Lazard Cl. A 0.8
9. Rofin-Sinar Technologies 0.8
10. Cognex Corp. 0.8
 
Top Five Sectors % of Net Assets
1. Industrials 28%
2. Information Technology 23
3. Financials 22
4. Consumer Discretionary 13
5. Materials 11

Recent Developments

Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) resumed a quarterly distribution policy for Common Stockholders, beginning in March 2011, at the annual rate of 5%.

Royce Value Trust is a closed-end diversified management investment company whose shares of Common (RVT) and 5.90% Cumulative Preferred Stock (RVTprb) 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.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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