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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 10/12/2018

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  4.72%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 13.85% 8.81% -0.53% -0.89%
Lipper Pct. Rank 64 28 72 72
NAV Return 10.60% 7.31% 5.79% 4.50%
Lipper Pct. Rank 55 19 22 22
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.376% -13.112% -10.870%

NAV $24.49 Market Price $20.86
Net Change $0.28 Market Change $0.24
Premium/Discount -14.82%
1 YR NAV Return 5.786%
1 YR NAV Rank 22
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 2.09%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.09%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 9/12/2018
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 9/30/2018 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2017 --
Portfolio Turnover 33.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.889%
Expense Ratio 1.280%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 4/30/2018)
Mandatory Exchangeable Trust DR 3.13%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.98%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.97%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.53%
New York Community Capital Trust V 1.51%
Hess Corp 1.49%
Dominion Energy Inc 1.42%
Rexnord Corp PFD 1.40%
Welltower Inc PFD 1.15%
Bunge Ltd 1.05%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2018)
Financials 11.29%
Oil & Gas 1.50%
Industrials 1.40%
Non Classified Equity 1.25%
Consumer Goods 0.93%
Health Care 0.83%
Utilities 0.43%



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