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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 03/27/2023

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -16.39%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.62% 5.56% -22.06% 2.96%
Lipper Pct. Rank 46 50 79 43
NAV Return 6.85% 4.94% -18.37% 2.38%
Lipper Pct. Rank 40 62 70 16
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-11.665% -10.091% -15.130%

NAV $19.44 Market Price $16.55
Net Change $0.11 Market Change $0.17
Premium/Discount -14.87%
1 YR NAV Return -18.371%
1 YR NAV Rank 70
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2023 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.59%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.08%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.320
Ex-Div Date 11/22/2022
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
Dinsmore since 2011
Phone 800-914-1177
Website www.bancroftfund.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 2/28/2023 $150.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2022 25.23%
Portfolio Turnover 52.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.848%
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 10/31/2022)
2020 Cash Mandatory Exchangeable Trust 5.25% 01-JUN-2023 2.00%
Broadcom Inc ORD 2.00%
Crown Castle Inc ORD 1.64%
Aptiv PLC 1.18%
Nextera Energy Inc 1 0.94%
Danaher Corp PFD 0.89%
Nextera Energy Inc 2 0.81%
New York Community Capital Trust V 0.69%
Spire Inc 0.51%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2022)
Non Classified Equity 2.03%
Technology 2.00%
Financials 1.64%
Consumer Goods 1.18%
Industrials 0.89%

 

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