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

Royce Micro-Cap Trust (NYSE: RMT)

Closing Prices – August 31, 2012
     
NAV $10.25
MKT $8.97

Total Return Performance
           

Periods ended August 31, 2012

NAV

MKT
 
1 Month* 3.12% 2.75%
Year to Date* 7.00 5.27
One-Year 6.33 7.03
Three-Year Average Annual 12.28 14.13
Five-Year Average Annual -0.08 -2.10
10-Year Average Annual 9.13 8.17
 
*Not annualized

Portfolio Diagnostics
     
 
Wtd Average Geometric Market Cap:

$320 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 15.9x*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.3x
Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock: $355 million
Net Leverage: 10.3%

*Excludes 21% of portfolio holdings with zero or negative earnings as of 8/31/12.

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 2.2%
2. America’s Car-Mart 1.4
3. Epoch Holding Corp. 1.4
4. Seneca Foods Cl. B 1.4
5. Tennant Company 1.3
6. Quaker Chemical 1.3
7. Advisory Board (The) 1.2
8. Richard Electronics, Ltd. 1.2
9. Raven Industries 1.2
10. Sapient Corp. 1.2
 

Top Five Sectors

% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 28%
2. Information Technology 24
3. Financials 20
4. Consumer Discretionary 13
5. Materials 9

Recent Developments

Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. (NYSE-RMT) has paid a quarterly distribution of $0.12 per share on its Common Stock. The distribution, optionally payable in additional shares of Common Stock, or in cash by specific stockholder election, was paid on September 24, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 6, 2012 (ex-dividend on September 4, 2012). The price of shares issued for reinvestment determined on September 13, 2012 was $9.25.

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