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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 11/26/2014

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  7.15%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.53% 10.28% 12.85% 11.45%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 75 42 34
NAV Return 5.99% 10.01% 9.05% 7.88%
Lipper Pct. Rank 80 67 42 42
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.628% -14.277% -15.500%

NAV $23.67 Market Price $20.22
Net Change $0.05 Market Change $0.04
Premium/Discount -14.57%
1 YR NAV Return 9.045%
1 YR NAV Rank 42
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.20%
Distribution Yield (Market) 2.79%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.120
Ex-Div Date 9/9/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $2.009
Ex-Div Date 11/27/2007
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.360
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 10/31/2014 $123.7
% 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 4/30/2014)
United Technologies Corp PFD 2.17%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.96%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.68%
Weyerhaeuser Co 1.38%
Huntington Bancshares Inc PFD 1.33%
NextEra Energy Inc 1.04%
New York Community Capital Trust V 0.96%
Health Care REIT Inc PFD 0.94%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc 0.92%
Maiden Holdings Ltd 0.87%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2014)
Financials 7.33%
Industrials 2.17%
Consumer Goods 1.91%
Non Classified Equity 0.01%

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