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

Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT):

Closing Prices – May 31, 2013
 
NAV $17.34    
MKT $15.57
 

Total Return Performance
Periods ended May 31, 2013

NAV

MKT
 
Month* 4.14% 5.06%
Year to Date* 14.04 17.51
One-Year 29.59 30.81
Three-Year Average Annual 13.87 16.54

Five-Year Average Annual
4.62 2.48

10-Year Average Annual
9.72 8.03
 
*Not Annualized
 

Portfolio Diagnostics
 
Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1624 million

Wtd. Average P/E Ratio:
17.6*

Wtd. Average P/B Ratio:
1.8x
Net Assets: $1224 million
Net Leverage: 4%
 

*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.   Carter’s 1.2%
2. Coherent, Inc. 1.1
3. Lincoln Electric Holdings 1.0
4. PAREXEL International 1.0
5. Reliance Steel & Aluminum 0.9
6. Ethan Allen Interiors 0.9
7. Federated Investors Inc. 0.9
8. HEICO Corp. 0.9
9. Tejon Ranch Co. 0.8
10. E-L Financial Corp. 0.8
 

Top Five Sectors

% of Net Assets
1. Industrials 29%
2. Information Technology 22
3. Financials 18
4. Consumer Discretionary 14
5. Materials 7

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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