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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 12/12/2017

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  13.58%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 5.91% 11.21% 10.00% 9.89%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 34 93 93
NAV Return 5.31% 9.20% 11.12% 10.97%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 34 86 72
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.215% -13.528% -8.910%

NAV $24.06 Market Price $21.48
Net Change -$0.02 Market Change $0.02
Premium/Discount -10.72%
1 YR NAV Return 11.120%
1 YR NAV Rank 86
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.98%
Distribution Yield (Market) 3.43%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 9/14/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.750
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 11/30/2017 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2016 --
Portfolio Turnover 50.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.807%
Expense Ratio 1.150%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 4/30/2017)
Mandatory Exchangeable Trust 3.36%
Wells Fargo & Co 2.07%
Bank of America Corp 1.98%
T-Mobile US Inc 1.79%
Envision Healthcare Corp 1.44%
Huntington Bancshares Inc 1.42%
Welltower Inc PFD 1.36%
Bunge Ltd PFD 1.31%
Frontier Communications Corp 1.26%
Allergan plc PFD 0.85%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2017)
Financials 6.82%
Health Care 2.75%
Consumer Goods 2.05%
Utilities 1.68%
Telecommunications 1.26%
Non Classified Equity 0.49%
Oil & Gas 0.00%



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