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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 02/15/2019

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  4.63%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 12.15% 9.51% 12.82% 15.30%
Lipper Pct. Rank 55 28 8 65
NAV Return 11.59% 7.09% 8.48% 13.15%
Lipper Pct. Rank 55 19 15 22
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.282% -12.763% -14.080%

NAV $24.09 Market Price $21.48
Net Change $0.13 Market Change $0.10
Premium/Discount -10.83%
1 YR NAV Return 8.476%
1 YR NAV Rank 15
12-Mo Yield as of 1/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 2.09%
Distribution Yield (Market) 12.88%
Most Recent Income Dividend $1.650
Ex-Div Date 11/26/2018
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 Dinsmore Capital Management Co
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 1/31/2019 $144.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2017 --
Portfolio Turnover 43.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.861%
Expense Ratio 1.220%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing primarily in convertible securities.
Top Holdings (as of 7/31/2018)
Mandatory Exchangeable Trust 2.92%
Crown Castle International Corp 1.82%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.76%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.76%
Hess Corp 1.50%
Dominion Energy Inc 1.34%
Rexnord Corp DR 1.33%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.22%
Assurant Inc 1.20%
QTS Realty Trust Inc PFD 1.10%
Top Sectors (as of 7/31/2018)
Financials 8.74%
Oil & Gas 1.50%
Industrials 1.33%
Health Care 1.22%
Non Classified Equity 0.86%
Utilities 0.38%



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