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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 05/22/2015

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  5.09%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.71% 11.36% 11.34% 8.00%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 59 17 25
NAV Return 7.05% 10.72% 9.46% 6.22%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 59 17 25
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.742% -14.309% -14.810%

NAV $24.90 Market Price $21.40
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.07
Premium/Discount -14.06%
1 YR NAV Return 9.459%
1 YR NAV Rank 17
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 2.97%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.198
Ex-Div Date 3/10/2015
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.052
Ex-Div Date 3/10/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.198
YTD Capital Gains $0.052
Inception Date 4/20/1971
Fund Advisor Dinsmore Capital Management Co
Manager & Tenure Dinsmore since 1996
O'Keeffe since 2011
Dinsmore since 2011
Phone 800-914-1177
Website www.bancroftfund.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 4/30/2015 $124.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2014 --
Portfolio Turnover 43.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.789%
Expense Ratio 1.100%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 10/31/2014)
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.95%
United Technologies Corp PFD 1.89%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.66%
Crown Castle International Corp 1.64%
Chesapeake Energy Corp PFD 1.37%
Huntington Bancshares Inc PFD 1.35%
NextEra Energy Inc 1.35%
AmSurg Corp 1.27%
Genesee & Wyoming Inc 1.00%
Health Care REIT Inc PFD 1.00%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2014)
Financials 7.37%
Non Classified Equity 2.30%
Industrials 1.89%
Oil & Gas 1.65%
Consumer Goods 1.59%
Utilities 0.20%

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