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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 02/25/2021

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  39.54%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 12.78% 22.43% 34.59% 2.82%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 24 43 43
NAV Return 11.30% 18.93% 39.81% 3.33%
Lipper Pct. Rank 30 42 39 77
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.561% -10.539% -7.180%

NAV $33.55 Market Price $30.99
Net Change -$1.15 Market Change -$0.82
Premium/Discount -7.63%
1 YR NAV Return 39.812%
1 YR NAV Rank 39
12-Mo Yield as of 1/31/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.77%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.69%
Most Recent Income Dividend $2.250
Ex-Div Date 11/24/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 4/20/1971
Fund Advisor Gabelli Funds LLC
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 1/31/2021 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2019 26.57%
Portfolio Turnover 58.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.841%
Expense Ratio 1.240%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 10/31/2020)
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.60%
Crown Castle International Corp ORD 1.54%
Nextera Energy Inc 1.45%
Aptiv PLC 1.20%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.14%
DTE Energy Co 1.11%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.10%
Avantor Inc PFD 1.02%
Colfax Corp 0.97%
2020 Cash Mandatory Exchangeable Trust 0.90%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2020)
Financials 5.38%
Non Classified Equity 1.64%
Health Care 1.02%
Industrials 0.85%
Utilities 0.28%
Oil & Gas 0.00%


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