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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 12/06/2019

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  16.19%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 11.38% 12.52% 35.49% 41.60%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 19 15 22
NAV Return 9.47% 9.05% 21.60% 29.09%
Lipper Pct. Rank 28 10 8 22
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.124% -11.998% -11.580%

NAV $25.70 Market Price $24.56
Net Change $0.10 Market Change -$0.04
Premium/Discount -4.44%
1 YR NAV Return 21.603%
1 YR NAV Rank 8
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.17%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.00%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.970
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.750
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 11/30/2019 $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 7/31/2019)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 1.72%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.69%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.48%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.25%
CenterPoint Energy Inc DR 1.13%
Colfax Corp 1.12%
Rexnord Corp DR 1.06%
2017 Mandatory Exchangeable Trust PFD 1.03%
Assurant Inc ORD 1.03%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.02%
Top Sectors (as of 7/31/2019)
Financials 7.06%
Non Classified Equity 1.85%
Utilities 1.82%
Industrials 1.74%
Consumer Services 1.72%
Health Care 1.02%
Consumer Goods 0.77%
Oil & Gas 0.00%

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