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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 09/19/2014

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  10.17%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.65% 10.91% 15.77% 10.40%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 75 42 42
NAV Return 6.27% 10.61% 9.60% 6.73%
Lipper Pct. Rank 80 67 75 34
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.547% -14.212% -15.650%

NAV $23.56 Market Price $20.17
Net Change -$0.10 Market Change -$0.05
Premium/Discount -14.39%
1 YR NAV Return 9.605%
1 YR NAV Rank 75
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.20%
Distribution Yield (Market) 2.76%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.120
Ex-Div Date 6/11/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $2.009
Ex-Div Date 11/27/2007
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.240
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 8/31/2014 $126.9
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2013 --
Portfolio Turnover 51.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.769%
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 1/31/2014)
United Technologies Corp PFD 2.13%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.91%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.66%
Chesapeake Energy Corp 1.46%
Weyerhaeuser Co 1.33%
Huntington Bancshares Inc 1.30%
Genesee & Wyoming Inc 1.01%
NextEra Energy Inc 0.99%
Metlife Inc 0.96%
New York Community Capital Trust V 0.96%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2014)
Financials 8.86%
Industrials 2.13%
Consumer Goods 1.93%
Oil & Gas 1.76%
Telecommunications 1.01%
Non Classified Equity 0.01%

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