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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 10/16/2019

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  7.14%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 10.83% 13.15% 23.49% 32.37%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 10 8 22
NAV Return 9.18% 9.49% 12.94% 23.53%
Lipper Pct. Rank 30 10 16 8
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.215% -12.265% -11.580%

NAV $25.52 Market Price $23.85
Net Change -$0.13 Market Change $0.56
Premium/Discount -6.54%
1 YR NAV Return 12.942%
1 YR NAV Rank 16
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.17%
Distribution Yield (Market) 10.15%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 9/13/2019
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 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 9/30/2019 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2018 25.58%
Portfolio Turnover 17.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.890%
Expense Ratio 1.270%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 4/30/2019)
Mandatory Exchangeable Trust DR 1.95%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.66%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.49%
Colfax Corp 1.26%
CenterPoint Energy Inc DR 1.24%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.23%
Rexnord Corp DR 1.11%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.04%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.03%
2017 Mandatory Exchangeable Trust PFD 1.01%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2019)
Financials 8.95%
Utilities 1.94%
Industrials 1.77%
Non Classified Equity 1.30%
Health Care 1.03%
Consumer Goods 0.78%
Oil & Gas 0.00%

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