Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) as of June 30, 2013 *Oldest and largest small-cap closed-end fund *Average weekly trading volume of approximately 341,000 shares *Fund’s adviser has more than 35 years of small- and micro-cap investment experience Business Wire NEW YORK -- July 16, 2013 Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT): Closing Prices – June 30, 2013 NAV $16.88 MKT $15.16 Total Return Performance Periods ended June 30, 2013 NAV MKT Month* -1.42% -1.40% Year to Date* 12.42 15.86 One-Year 24.64 28.83 Three-Year Average Annual 16.17 18.46 Five-Year Average Annual 6.24 5.02 10-Year Average Annual 9.35 7.72 *Not Annualized Portfolio Diagnostics Wtd. Average Geometric Mkt. Cap: $1590 million Wtd. Average P/E Ratio: 17.3* Wtd. Average P/B Ratio: 1.8x Net Assets: $1200 million Net Leverage: 7% *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. PAREXEL International 1.0 3. Coherent 1.0 4. Lincoln Electric Holdings 1.0 5. Reliance Steel & Aluminum 1.0 6. E-L Financial 0.9 7. Federated Investors Inc. 0.9 8. HEICO Corp. 0.9 9. On Assignment 0.8 10. Ethan Allen Interiors 0.8 Top Five Sectors % of Net Assets 1. Industrials 29% 2. Information Technology 22 3. Financials 18 4. Consumer Discretionary 15 5. HealthCare 8 Recent Developments The Board of Directors of Royce Value Trust, Inc. has approved, subject to stockholder approval, the contribution of approximately $100 million of RVT’s assets to a newly formed non-diversified, closed-end investment company. All of such investment company’s common stock would then be distributed to the common stockholders of RVT. There is no assurance that stockholder approval will be obtained. Royce Value Trust is a closed-end diversified management investment company whose shares of Common Stock (RVT) are listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Its primary investment goal is long-term capital growth, which it seeks by investing at least 65% of its assets in equity securities primarily of small- and micro-cap companies. Daily net asset values (NAVs) for Royce Value Trust are now available on our website and online through most ticker symbol lookup services and on broker terminals under the symbol XRVTX. For more information, please call The Royce Funds at (800) 221-4268 or visit our website at www.roycefunds.com. Contact: Royce Value Trust John D. Diederich, 212-355-7311
Royce Value Trust (NYSE: RVT) as of June 30, 2013
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