News articles about Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Royce Value Trust earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 43.5868721361064 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT) opened at $16.03 on Friday. Royce Value Trust has a 1-year low of $13.03 and a 1-year high of $16.24.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.35 per share. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.73%. This is a positive change from Royce Value Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th.
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About Royce Value Trust
Royce Value Trust, Inc is a diversified, closed-end investment company. The Fund invests primarily in small-cap securities. The Fund’s portfolio of investments includes industrials, financials, information technology, materials, healthcare, consumer discretionary, energy, consumer staples, real estate and telecommunication services.
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