Lauren Romeo on Today's Opportunities in Quality Small-Caps

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    Royce Total Return Fund 2016 Review and Outlook

    by Jay Kaplan

    Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan shares his outlook for Royce Total Return Fund and examines the Fund's year-to-date 2016 performance.

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    What Does Increased M&A Activity Signal?

    by Jay Kaplan

    What is Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan’s take on the first quarter’s increase in small-cap M&A activity?

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    Outlook for Active Investors Amid Tepid Economic Growth

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus on worldwide economic progress, the current investment environment, and the outlook for his small-cap portfolio.

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    Royce Special Equity Fund: Performance Turnaround and Investment Opportunities

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus looks at the factors that contributed to a stronger first-quarter performance for his small-cap portfolio.

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    3 Questions for Chuck Royce on Pennsylvania Mutual Fund

    by Chuck Royce and Steve Lipper

    A close look at Royce Pennsylvania Mutual Fund's first-quarter performance and the rotation to small-cap value.

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    Royce Small-Cap Value Fund's 1Q16 Turnaround

    by Jay Kaplan

    What drove the performance turnaround for Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan in the first quarter?

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    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?

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    An Encouraging Market Turn For a Disciplined Contrarian

    Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan looks at the recent market shift and discusses his contrarian approach with current holdings in retail and energy.

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    What's Working in the Current Market?

    by Jay Kaplan

    Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan looks at three holdings in the trucking and transport industry, which is bucking the market's downward trend in 2016.

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    2016 Outlook for Royce Total Return Fund

    by Jay Kaplan

    Portfolio Manager Jay Kaplan offers his outlook for Royce Total Return Fund and discusses opportunities in the Consumer and Industrial sectors for the Fund.

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    Royce Opportunity Fund Review and Outlook

    by Bill Hench

    Portfolio Manager Bill Hench looks at Royce Opportunity Fund’s performance in 2015, and explains what drives his optimism for the portfolio in 2016.

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    A Disciplined Strategy Will Prove Its Merits

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus reviews 2015 performance for Royce Special Equity Fund and details the portfolio's disciplined strategy.

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    Growth Themes Benefiting from a Steady Economy

    by Chip Skinner

    The volatile market is creating both successes and opportunities for our GARP portfolio, Royce Smaller-Companies Growth Fund.

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    Managing a Portfolio of Premier Businesses

    by Steven McBoyle and Lauren Romeo

    Portfolio Managers Lauren Romeo and Steven McBoyle share the lessons they've learned from working with Chuck Royce.

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    What Makes Royce Smaller-Companies Growth Fund Unique?

    by Chip Skinner

    Portfolio Manager Chip Skinner talks about the distinctive Growth at a Reasonable Price (“GARP”) approach he uses in Royce Smaller-Companies Growth Fund.

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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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    Why Consider Royce Global Financial Services Fund?

    by Chuck Royce

    Unique among our product lineup, Royce Global Financial Services Fund explores the long-term, secular opportunities within the Financials sector.

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    Royce Premier Fund: Looking for Enduring Franchises

    by Steven McBoyle and Lauren Romeo

    Portfolio Managers Lauren Romeo and Steven McBoyle on the characteristics they like to see in potential portfolio candidates.

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    Micro-Cap Opportunity Fund: Exploiting Market Inefficiencies

    by Bill Hench

    A detailed look into Portfolio Manager Bill Hench's four opportunistic investment themes and how he manages risk in an inherently riskier part of the market.

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    Royce Smaller-Companies Growth: Seeking Emerging Industry Leaders

    by Chip Skinner and Chuck Royce

    Listen to Portfolio Manager Chip Skinner share the details of his investment approach in Royce Smaller-Companies Growth Fund with CEO Chuck Royce.

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    Royce International Premier: A Portfolio of World-Class Businesses

    by David Nadel and Chuck Royce

    CEO Chuck Royce and Portfolio Manager David Nadel discuss the types of companies we like to own in International Premier's portfolio and how we evaluate candidates.

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    Micro-Caps Look Attractive in an Expanding Economy

    by Bill Hench

    Several sectors and industries within micro-cap appear compelling in a normalizing economy.

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    Royce Global Financial Services: A Sector Fund with a Difference

    by Chuck Royce and Chris Clark

    A discussion about the secular opportunities—both domestically and abroad—that make financial services an appealing space for long-term investors.

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    Small-Cap Value Fund: Trying to Profit from Low Expectations

    by Jay Kaplan and Francis Gannon

    As contrarian investors, our portfolio positioning is often at odds with the market's consensus.

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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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    Collecting High-Quality Stocks for the Long Term

    by Chuck Royce and Francis Gannon

    A close look at the characteristics we typically seek for this Royce portfolio.

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    Royce Pennsylvania Mutual: The Next Five Years for Our Flagship

    by Chuck Royce

    Here are some key takeaways for Royce Pennsylvania Mutual.

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    Premier: Building a High-Conviction Portfolio of Superior Businesses

    by Lauren Romeo and Steve Lipper

    Portfolio Manager Lauren Romeo discusses the investment strategy for Royce Premier Fund.

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    Special Equity Fund: Looking Back at 2014 and Ahead to 2015

    by Charlie Dreifus and Dave Gruber

    Portfolio Manager and Principal Charlie Dreifus believes his small-cap portfolio could benefit from increased M&A activity.

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    Royce Premier: Reviewing 2014 and Positioning for 2015

    by Lauren Romeo and Steve Lipper

    What economic developments in the U.S. might benefit our holdings?

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    Positioning Opportunity Fund for Long-Term Results

    by Bill Hench and Jeff Smith

    For this Royce Fund, how we positioned the portfolio in previous years generally determines current performance.

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    Will Active Stock Picking Be More Relevant in 2015?

    by Charlie Dreifus

    Portfolio Manager Charlie Dreifus believes recent developments in the U.S. equity market should favor patient investors with a quality orientation.

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    Royce Opportunity Fund: Looking for Success in Turnarounds

    by Buzz Zaino and Bill Hench

    Opportunity Fund's unique take on small-cap value investing makes it a viable choice for long-term investors with a reasonable tolerance for 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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    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 Small-Cap Value Fund's Investment Strategy

    by Jay Kaplan and Francis Gannon

    Jay Kaplan provides a detailed look into how he manages Royce Small-Cap Value Fund.

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    Chip Skinner on the Current Market and Smaller-Companies Growth

    by Chip Skinner and Chris Clark

    With only two small market corrections so far in 2014, Portfolio Manager Chip Skinner believes the economy is accelerating.

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    Canadian Micro-Caps Provide Ample Opportunities

    by Jim Harvey and Dilip Badlani

    Canada is a resource-rich country home to many high-quality businesses that are leaders in their industries.

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    Why We're Optimistic About Japanese Micro-Caps

    by Jim Harvey and Dilip Badlani

    We think Japan's potential structural reforms will benefit the types of smaller Japanese companies that we typically invest in.

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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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    Combining the Elements of a Value and Growth Approach

    by Chip Skinner

    A more singular product in our lineup of offerings, Royce Smaller-Companies Growth Fund is a growth-oriented portfolio with a value overlay.

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    Finding Value in More Economically Sensitive Sectors

    by Lauren Romeo

    Portfolio Manager Lauren Romeo likes how Royce 100 Fund is positioned for the long-term.

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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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    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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    Royce Select Fund I: Valuation and Emerging Quality

    by Lauren Romeo

    To mark Select I’s 15 years of history—which it celebrated November 18, 2013—we want to provide a closer look at the Fund’s investment approach, portfolio process, management, and performance.

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