Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) As Of October 31, 2012

Royce Value Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RVT):

Closing Prices – October 31, 2012
NAV $14.86
MKT $13.02

Total Return Performance

Periods ended October 31, 2012


Month* -0.07% -0.38%
Year to Date* 9.34 10.71
One-Year 6.80 8.93
Three-Year Average Annual 12.34 14.28
Five-Year Average Annual -1.12 -1.34
10-Year Average Annual 9.21 7.32
*Not Annualized

Portfolio Diagnostics
Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1373 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 14.7*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.6x
Net Assets Applicable to Common Stock: $1256 million
Net Leverage: 7.2 %

*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. Mohawk Industries 1.2%
2. Advisory Board (The) 1.1
3. Carter’s 1.0
4. Ethan Allen Interiors 1.0
5. HEICO Corp. 1.0
6. Nordson Corp. 1.0
7. Coherent 0.9
8. Lincoln Electric Holdings 0.9
9. PAREXEL International 0.9
10. Lazard Cl. A 0.9

Top Five Sectors

% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 29%
2. Information Technology 20
3. Financials 19
4. Consumer Discretionary 15
5. Materials 9

Recent Developments

The Board of Directors of Royce Value Trust, Inc. has approved, subject to stockholder and other regulatory approvals, the contribution of approximately $100 million of RVT’s assets to a newly formed non-diversified, closed-end investment company, Royce Global Value Trust, Inc. (“RGT”). All of RGT’s common stock would then be distributed to the common stockholders of RVT. There is no assurance that necessary stockholder and regulatory approvals will be obtained.

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