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

Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT):

Closing Prices – December 31, 2012
 

NAV

$15.40
MKT

$13.42
 

Total Return Performance

Periods ended December 31, 2012
 

NAV
 

MKT
 
Month*

3.80

%
4.10 %
Year to Date* 15.41 16.22
One-Year 15.41 16.22
Three-Year Average Annual 10.58 12.01
Five-Year Average Annual 1.23 -0.31
10-Year Average Annual 9.48 7.96
 
*Not Annualized
 

Portfolio Diagnostics
 
Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1430 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 15.2*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.6x
Net Assets: $1081 million
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. HEICO Corp. 1.1%
2. Carter’s 1.1
3. Mohawk Industries 1.0
4. Coherent 1.0
5. Lincoln Electric Holdings 1.0
6. Advisory Board (The) 1.0
7. Nordson Corp. 1.0
8. Reliance Steel & Aluminum 0.9
9. PAREXEL International 0.9

10. E-L Financial

0.9
 

Top Five Sectors

% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 29%
2. Information Technology 20
3. Financials 18
4. Consumer Discretionary 15
5. Materials 8

Recent Developments

Royce Value Trust, Inc. (NYSE - RVT) declared a distribution of $0.24 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 December 24, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 6, 2012 (ex-dividend on December 4, 2012). The price of shares issued for reinvestment on December 13, 2012 was $12.98.

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