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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 03/27/2015

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  3.31%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.06% 9.39% 8.44% 4.02%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 59 34 25
NAV Return 6.43% 9.14% 7.64% 2.93%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 59 17 25
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.756% -14.323% -15.120%

NAV $24.13 Market Price $20.61
Net Change $0.14 Market Change $0.06
Premium/Discount -14.58%
1 YR NAV Return 7.641%
1 YR NAV Rank 17
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 2.42%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.142
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $2.009
Ex-Div Date 11/27/2007
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
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 2/28/2015 $126.0
% 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 7/31/2014)
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.97%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.69%
Chesapeake Energy Corp PFD 1.48%
Huntington Bancshares Inc PFD 1.36%
Post Holdings Inc PFD 1.10%
New York Community Capital Trust V 0.97%
Health Care REIT Inc PFD 0.94%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc 0.92%
AmSurg Corp 0.89%
Maiden Holdings Ltd 0.85%
Top Sectors (as of 7/31/2014)
Financials 8.69%
Consumer Goods 1.75%
Oil & Gas 1.49%
Health Care 0.89%
Non Classified Equity 0.44%

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