Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. Declares Second Quarter Dividend on its 6.00%
Cumulative Preferred Stock (NYSE-RMT.pra)
NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. has
declared a cash dividend of $0.375 per share on its Cumulative Preferred Stock,
based on an annual rate of 6.00% of the initial liquidation preference of $25.00
per share. The dividend is to be paid on June 23, 2011 to stockholders of record
at the close of business on June 6, 2011 (ex-dividend on June 2, 2011).
The Preferred Stock, which trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
"RMT.pra", is rated 'aaa' by Moody's and has an annual dividend rate of $1.50 per
The Fund expects to report a portion of the distribution as long-term capital
gains for tax purposes. Long-term capital gains will be allocated pro-rata to all
distributions for the year. The final determination of the source of all
distributions in 2011, including potentially a return of capital, will be made at
the end of the year.
Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. is a closed-end diversified management investment
company whose shares of Common Stock (NYSE-RMT) and Preferred Stock are listed
and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The Fund's investment goal is
long-term capital growth, which it seeks by investing primarily in equity
securities of companies that, at the time of investment, have market
capitalizations of $500 million or less.
For further information on The Royce Fundssm, please visit our web site at: http://www.roycefunds.com
SOURCE: Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc.
Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc.
John D. Diederich, 800-348-1414
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