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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 04/03/2020

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -15.75%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.01% 4.94% -11.37% -30.85%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 9 15 43
NAV Return 6.59% 4.29% -7.70% -19.22%
Lipper Pct. Rank 30 19 16 24
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.802% -11.311% -11.580%

NAV $20.94 Market Price $17.74
Net Change -$0.33 Market Change -$0.37
Premium/Discount -15.28%
1 YR NAV Return -7.701%
1 YR NAV Rank 16
12-Mo Yield as of 2/29/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.77%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.04%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.290
Ex-Div Date 3/16/2020
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
O'Keeffe since 2011
Dinsmore since 2011
Phone 800-914-1177
Website www.bancroftfund.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 3/31/2020 $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 10/31/2019)
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.82%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 1.77%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.54%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.36%
Colfax Corp 1.32%
Broadcom Inc 1.31%
CenterPoint Energy Inc DR 1.14%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.13%
Assurant Inc ORD 1.11%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.03%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2019)
Financials 7.60%
Utilities 3.37%
Health Care 1.81%
Consumer Services 1.77%
Industrials 1.68%
Non Classified Equity 1.17%
Consumer Goods 0.61%
Oil & Gas 0.00%


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