Royce Value Trust Inc. (NYSE:RVT – Get Rating) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 130,900 shares, a decline of 30.1% from the March 15th total of 187,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 304,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days.
Royce Value Trust stock traded up $0.16 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,963 shares, compared to its average volume of 306,689. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $16.90. Royce Value Trust has a 12 month low of $15.82 and a 12 month high of $20.00.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 24th. Investors of record on Friday, March 11th were paid a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 10th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.82%.
About Royce Value Trust (Get Rating)
Royce Value Trust Inc is a close ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Royce & Associates, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund spreads its investments across diversified sectors. It invests in value oriented stocks of small cap and micro cap companies.
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