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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 09/21/2020

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  17.81%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 10.48% 13.09% 7.04% -2.62%
Lipper Pct. Rank 28 47 65 72
NAV Return 9.89% 11.54% 17.64% 11.82%
Lipper Pct. Rank 40 50 54 54
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.676% -11.083% -11.160%

NAV $28.38 Market Price $24.40
Net Change -$0.06 Market Change -$0.20
Premium/Discount -14.02%
1 YR NAV Return 17.640%
1 YR NAV Rank 54
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.77%
Distribution Yield (Market) 6.74%
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 $0.580
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 8/31/2020 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2019 26.57%
Portfolio Turnover 30.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.857%
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 4/30/2020)
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.80%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.73%
Nextera Energy Inc 1.40%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.32%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.32%
Broadcom Inc 1.29%
Colfax Corp 1.07%
Assurant Inc ORD 0.99%
2017 Mandatory Exchangeable Trust PFD 0.97%
DTE Energy Co 0.94%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2020)
Financials 7.17%
Utilities 1.45%
Non Classified Equity 1.26%
Health Care 0.90%
Industrials 0.75%
Consumer Goods 0.60%
Oil & Gas 0.00%


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