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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 07/14/2020

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  10.64%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 11.43% 12.22% 16.54% -1.52%
Lipper Pct. Rank 28 24 15 50
NAV Return 9.94% 9.69% 13.05% 6.87%
Lipper Pct. Rank 30 34 54 54
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.752% -11.199% -11.160%

NAV $27.40 Market Price $24.96
Net Change $0.26 Market Change -$0.37
Premium/Discount -8.92%
1 YR NAV Return 13.047%
1 YR NAV Rank 54
12-Mo Yield as of 5/31/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.77%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.55%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.290
Ex-Div Date 6/15/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.290
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 6/30/2020 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2019 26.57%
Portfolio Turnover 42.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.877%
Expense Ratio 1.330%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 1/31/2020)
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.80%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.57%
Nextera Energy Inc 1.46%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.33%
Broadcom Inc 1.32%
Colfax Corp 1.30%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.15%
Assurant Inc ORD 1.09%
DTE Energy Co 1.05%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.04%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2020)
Financials 7.53%
Health Care 1.95%
Utilities 1.77%
Non Classified Equity 1.15%
Industrials 0.70%
Consumer Goods 0.59%
Oil & Gas 0.00%


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