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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 01/17/2020

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  22.32%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 11.45% 14.18% 39.47% -0.63%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 10 15 86
NAV Return 9.69% 10.65% 29.59% 3.99%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 10 15 22
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-12.933% -11.607% -11.580%

NAV $27.34 Market Price $25.93
Net Change $0.01 Market Change $0.06
Premium/Discount -5.16%
1 YR NAV Return 29.592%
1 YR NAV Rank 15
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.17%
Distribution Yield (Market) 6.59%
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 $1.720
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 12/31/2019 $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 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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