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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 09/22/2017

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  12.52%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.20% 10.71% 9.68% 10.42%
Lipper Pct. Rank 50 25 93 93
NAV Return 5.24% 8.77% 11.13% 9.46%
Lipper Pct. Rank 42 17 79 58
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.234% -13.665% -8.680%

NAV $23.98 Market Price $21.83
Net Change $0.00 Market Change $0.03
Premium/Discount -8.97%
1 YR NAV Return 11.130%
1 YR NAV Rank 79
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.98%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.84%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 6/14/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.500
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 8/31/2017 $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 1/31/2017)
Frontier Communications Corp 1.77%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.67%
BANK OF AMERICA CORP PFD 1.65%
Envision Healthcare Corp 1.44%
T-Mobile US Inc 1.42%
Huntington Bancshares Inc 1.20%
Hess Corp 1.10%
Welltower Inc PFD 1.10%
Bunge Ltd PFD 1.04%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.371% 01-Sep-2018 1.02%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2017)
Financials 4.88%
Non Classified Equity 3.51%
Telecommunications 1.77%
Oil & Gas 1.10%
Consumer Goods 1.04%


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