GRT Capital Partners L.L.C. increased its stake in shares of Royce Value Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RVT) by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. GRT Capital Partners L.L.C.’s holdings in Royce Value Trust were worth $506,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in Royce Value Trust by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC now owns 352,630 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,145,000 after buying an additional 3,762 shares in the last quarter. CLS Investments LLC lifted its position in Royce Value Trust by 53.8% during the 2nd quarter. CLS Investments LLC now owns 299,492 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $4,370,000 after buying an additional 104,777 shares in the last quarter. Miracle Mile Advisors LLC lifted its position in Royce Value Trust by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Miracle Mile Advisors LLC now owns 75,754 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,105,000 after buying an additional 1,395 shares in the last quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its position in Royce Value Trust by 12.9% during the 2nd quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 49,928 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $728,000 after buying an additional 5,699 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its position in Royce Value Trust by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 163,759 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,389,000 after buying an additional 3,998 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.38% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Royce Value Trust, Inc. (RVT) traded down 0.1361% on Thursday, reaching $14.7499. 24,400 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $14.63 and its 200 day moving average is $14.43. Royce Value Trust, Inc. has a one year low of $11.66 and a one year high of $15.21.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a $0.28 dividend. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th. This is a boost from Royce Value Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27.

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Royce Value Trust Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Royce Value Trust (NYSE:RVT)

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