Royce Focus Trust (NASDAQ: FUND) as of January 31, 2013

Royce Focus Trust (Nasdaq: FUND) as of January 31, 2013

  • Invests in a limited number of companies using a value approach
  • Average weekly trading volume of approximately 194,000 shares
  • Fund's adviser has more than 35 years of investment experience

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Royce Focus Trust (NAS: FUND) :


Closing Prices - January 31, 2013

NAV   $7.85

Total Return Performance

Periods ended January 31, 2013




1 Month*





Year to Date*2.487.42
Three-Year Average Annual9.7010.22
Five-Year Average Annual3.291.25
Ten-Year Average Annual12.7612.92

*Not Annualized


Portfolio Diagnostics

Wtd. Average Geometric Market Cap$5768 million
Wtd. Average P/E Ratio:14.4x*
Wtd. Average P/B Ratio:1.9x*
Net Assets:$168 million

*The Funds' P/E ratio calculations exclude companies with zero or negative earnings.


Portfolio Composition


Top 10 Positions


% of Net Assets

1. Western Digital Corp.



2. Berkshire Hathaway Cl. B3.5
3. Mosaic Company (The)3.3
4. Microsoft3.3
5. Franklin Resources3.3
6. Helmerich & Payne3.3
7. Analog Devices3.1
8. Exxon Mobil3.0
9. Buckle (The)2.8
10. Apple2.7

Top Five Sectors


% of Net Assets

1. Materials



2. Information Technology19
3. Financials17
4. Energy14
5. Consumer Discretionary



Recent Developments

Royce Focus Trust, Inc. is a closed-end diversified management investment company whose shares of Common Stock are listed and traded on the Nasdaq National Market (Nasdaq - FUND). The Fund's investment goal is long-term capital growth, which it seeks by normally investing at least 65% of its assets in equity securities.

Daily net asset values (NAVs) for Royce Focus Trust are now available on our website and online through most ticker symbol lookup services and on broker terminals under the symbol XFUNX. For more information, please call The Royce Funds at (800) 221-4268 or visit our website at

Royce Focus Trust, Inc.
John D. Diederich, 212-355-7311

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