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Royce Value Trust Dividend Yield %

: 6.74% (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-12-03), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Royce Value Trust is 6.74%.

Warning Sign:

Royce Value Trust Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

NYSE:RVT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.74   Med: 8.11   Max: 13.05
Current: 6.74

6.74
13.05

During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Royce Value Trust was 13.05%. The lowest was 6.74%. And the median was 8.11%.

NYSE:RVT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1238 Companies
in the Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. NYSE:RVT: 6.74 )

Royce Value Trust's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Jun. 2020 was 0.00.

During the past 3 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Royce Value Trust was 0.60. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.50.

As of today (2020-12-03), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Royce Value Trust is 6.41%.

Royce Value Trust's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Jun. 2020 was $0.54.

During the past 12 months, Royce Value Trust's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -12.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Royce Value Trust Dividend Yield % Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

* Premium members only.

Royce Value Trust Annual Data
Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Dividend Yield % 0.00 10.66 7.45

Royce Value Trust Semi-Annual Data
Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only 7.72 10.66 8.91 7.45 8.53

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Royce Value Trust Dividend Yield % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Royce Value Trust's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Royce Value Trust Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Royce Value Trust Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2502020-09-102020-09-112020-09-25Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2602020-06-102020-06-112020-06-25Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2802020-03-112020-03-122020-03-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2602019-12-112019-12-122019-12-27Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Royce Value Trust's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.05/15.62
=6.72 %

Current Share Price is $15.62.
Royce Value Trust's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.05.

Royce Value Trust's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1/15.62
=6.40 %

Current Share Price is $15.62.
Royce Value Trust's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.25 * 4 = $1.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Royce Value Trust  (NYSE:RVT) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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