Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) As Of January 31, 2013

Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT):

Closing Prices – January 31, 2013
     

NAV

$16.44

MKT

$14.50
 
 

Total Return Performance

Periods ended January 31, 2013
   

NAV
   

MKT
 

Month*

6.75

%

8.05

%

Year to Date*

6.75

8.05

One-Year

12.78

14.47

Three-Year Average Annual

14.61

17.00

Five-Year Average Annual

4.60

3.30

10-Year Average Annual

10.56

9.15
 
*Not Annualized
 
     

Portfolio Diagnostics
 
Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1538 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 16.4*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.8x
Net Assets:

$1155 million
Net Leverage: 3%
 

*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. Advisory Board (The) 1.1 %
2. Carter’s 1.1
3. Mohawk Industries 1.1
4. Lincoln Electric Holdings 1.0
5. HEICO Corp. 1.0
6. Nordson Corp. 1.0
7. Coherent Inc. 1.0
8. Reliance Steel & Aluminum 0.9
9. PAREXEL International 0.9
10. Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. 0.9

 

Top Five Sectors
% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 29 %
2. Information Technology 20
3. Financials 17
4. Consumer Discretionary 14
5. Materials 8
 

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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