Risk, Volatility, and Royce Total Return Fund

    by Chuck Royce and Jay Kaplan

    How has Total Return fared in down market periods relative to its benchmark and peers? ... Continue reading

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    The Importance of Dividends in Small-Cap Investing

    In the small-cap asset class we view dividends as a key component of strong, long-term total returns.

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    The Fed Raises Rates—Why U.S. Stocks Still Look Pretty Good

    by Charlie Dreifus

    What does the Fed's modest rate increase mean for U.S. stocks and the economy?

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    How Does Market Volatility Usually Affect Investing in Small-Caps?

    by Jay Kaplan

    To us, volatile periods provide opportunities to purchase quality stocks at a discount.

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    Does A Rate Hike = Normal?

    by Charlie Dreifus

    With an interest rate increase looking all but certain to us, what are the prospects for stocks and the economy?

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    Will Rate Increases Impact Investing in Dividend-Paying Companies?

    by Jay Kaplan

    To Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan, the ways in which dividend income is generated and distributed could play a major role in determining the effects a rise in rates might have on dividend investors.

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    Total Return: Managing Risk by Investing in Dividend-Paying Stocks

    by Jay Kaplan and Francis Gannon

    At Royce, we're more interested in a company's ability to pay dividends over time than we are high yields.

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    Margin Levels Look Safe Despite Tepid Economic Growth

    by Charlie Dreifus

    While economic growth cooled in the first quarter, Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus believes many companies still look poised for additional incremental margin expansion.

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    Capital Allocation and Risk Management

    by Steven McBoyle and Francis Gannon

    How does capital allocation fit into our efforts to manage risk?

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    Why Large-Caps Looked Attractive to This Small-Cap Portfolio Manager

    by Charlie Dreifus and Dave Gruber

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus on finding opportunities in the large-cap space.

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    Equities Remain Resilient in Current Environment

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus on the second quarter, the current economy, and why he thinks stocks still have room to run.

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    Royce's Dividend-Paying Mutual Funds

    by Jay Kaplan and Francis Gannon

    Our dividend-paying funds focus on total return, not yield.

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    Royce Dividend Value Fund Celebrates 10 Years of History

    by Chuck Royce and Jay Kaplan

    We believe that dividend-paying small-caps and mid-caps offer investors many advantages, especially at this point in the economic and stock-market cycle.

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    Will a Rise in Rates See a More Lasting Shift to Quality?

    by Charlie Dreifus

    The Federal Reserve meeting on March 19 had an effect on the market, which included a move to more quality-like attributes in stocks.

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    Gain International Exposure with Small-Caps

    by David Nadel

    Investors should consider adding international small-caps to their portfolio to gain exposure to new businesses and to take advantage of compelling valuations and depressed profit margins.

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    A Focus on Dividends and Cash Flow

    by Charlie Dreifus

    We view the practice of consistently paying dividends as a sensible act of corporate governance.

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    Royce Special Equity Multi-Cap's Notable Three-Year Record

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Why, after 40 years of investing almost exclusively in smaller companies, did we turn our sights toward the large-cap space?

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    How Charlie Dreifus Uncovers Absolute Value

    by Charlie Dreifus

    What type of businesses does Portfolio Manager and Principal Charlie Dreifus seek for his portfolios, and what metrics does he use to determine whether or not they will provide a desired rate of absolute return?

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    Royce Total Return Fund: A Focus on Dividend-Paying Small-Caps

    by Chuck Royce and Jay Kaplan

    To us, the practice of consistently paying or growing a dividend is not only a mark of quality but a shareholder-friendly capital allocation strategy.

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    Despite Uncertainty, the Market Still Looks Strong

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Do a strong market, improving consumer confidence, and favorable economic conditions indicate that the U.S. is beginning a more typical recovery?

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