Royce Micro-Cap Trust (NYSE: RMT) As Of July 31, 2012

In release dated Aug. 21, 2012, figure in Portfolio Diagnostics table for Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock should read: $346 million (sted $345 million).

The corrected release reads:

  • Only micro-cap closed-end fund
  • Average weekly trading volume of approximately 281,000 shares
  • Fund’s adviser has more than 35 years of small- and micro-cap investment experience

Royce Micro-Cap Trust (NYSE: RMT):

Closing Prices – July 31, 2012
NAV   $9.94
MKT $8.73

Total Return Performance

Periods ended July 31, 2012


1 Month* -2.55 % -2.13 %
Year to Date* 3.76 2.46
One-Year -6.70 -2.50
Three-Year Average Annual 12.13 13.90
Five-Year Average Annual -1.15 -2.79
10-Year Average Annual 8.78 8.09

*Not annualized

Portfolio Diagnostics
Wtd Average Geometric Market Cap:

$311 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 15.5x*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.3x
Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock:

$346 million
Net Leverage: 12.0%

*Excludes 21% of portfolio holdings with zero or negative earnings as of 7/31/12.

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. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings 1.8%
2. America’s Car-Mart 1.2
3. Epoch Holding Corp. 1.2
4. Tennant Company 1.1
5. Raven Industries, Inc. 1.1
6. Advisory Board (The) 1.1
7. Flexsteel Industries 1.1
8. Richard Electronics, Ltd. 1.1
9. Sapient Corp. 1.0
10. Quaker Chemical 0.9

Top Five Sectors

% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 28%
2. Information Technology 23
3. Financials 21
4. Consumer Discretionary 13
5. Materials 9

Recent Developments

Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. is a closed-end diversified investment company whose shares of Common Stock (RMT) and 6.00% Cumulative Preferred Stock (RMTpra) are listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The Fund’s investment goal is long-term capital growth, which it seeks by investing primarily in equity securities of companies that, at the time of investment, have market capitalization of $500 million or less.

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

Copyright Business Wire 2010