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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 08/27/2015

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -6.48%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.53% 9.05% 2.05% 2.39%
Lipper Pct. Rank 10 17 9 9
NAV Return 5.86% 9.10% 0.54% 1.45%
Lipper Pct. Rank 50 42 9 9
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.707% -14.283% -14.240%

NAV $23.54 Market Price $20.05
Net Change $0.27 Market Change $0.28
Premium/Discount -14.83%
1 YR NAV Return 0.540%
1 YR NAV Rank 9
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 3.60%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.254
Ex-Div Date 6/9/2015
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.052
Ex-Div Date 3/10/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.452
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 7/31/2015 $124.9
% 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 1/31/2015)
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 2.03%
Crown Castle International Corp 1.78%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.73%
Huntington Bancshares Inc PFD 1.38%
AmSurg Corp 1.31%
Chesapeake Energy Corp PFD 1.28%
Health Care REIT Inc PFD 1.16%
New York Community Capital Trust V 0.99%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc 0.93%
T-Mobile US Inc 0.93%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2015)
Financials 7.65%
Non Classified Equity 2.07%
Consumer Goods 1.75%
Oil & Gas 1.37%

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