Royce Value Trust Inc (NYSE:RVT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.35 per share by the financial services provider on Wednesday, December 27th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.78%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. This is an increase from Royce Value Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.

Royce Value Trust has increased its dividend payment by an average of 8.9% annually over the last three years.

Shares of Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT) traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $15.95. The company had a trading volume of 304,862 shares, compared to its average volume of 261,395. Royce Value Trust has a 52-week low of $13.03 and a 52-week high of $16.24.

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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.

Dividend History for Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT)

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