News headlines about Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Royce Value Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1710403021664 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of NYSE RVT traded down $0.07 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $15.91. 133,362 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 293,012. Royce Value Trust has a 12 month low of $13.96 and a 12 month high of $17.18.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 12th were given a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 9th.
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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