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Bancroft Fund Ltd  as of 04/23/2019

AMEX / BCV Asset Class:  Convertible Sec Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  6.99%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 12.27% 9.13% 12.51% 16.23%
Lipper Pct. Rank 37 19 15 79
NAV Return 11.15% 7.39% 8.74% 15.90%
Lipper Pct. Rank 55 19 29 43
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-13.303% -12.613% -14.080%

NAV $24.42 Market Price $21.40
Net Change $0.17 Market Change $0.18
Premium/Discount -12.37%
1 YR NAV Return 8.740%
1 YR NAV Rank 29
12-Mo Yield as of 3/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 2.09%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.31%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 3/14/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.794
Ex-Div Date 11/25/2015
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.250
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 3/31/2019 $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 1/31/2019)
Mandatory Exchangeable Trust 2.62%
Bank of America Corp PFD 1.79%
Crown Castle International Corp PFD 1.58%
Proofpoint Inc ORD 1.44%
CenterPoint Energy Inc DR 1.39%
Wells Fargo & Co PFD 1.33%
Colfax Corp 1.21%
Hess Corp ORD 1.21%
Becton Dickinson and Co DR 1.18%
Rexnord Corp DR 1.16%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2019)
Financials 10.63%
Utilities 2.12%
Technology 1.44%
Non Classified Equity 1.21%
Oil & Gas 1.21%
Health Care 1.18%
Industrials 1.16%
Basic Materials 1.14%
Consumer Goods 0.86%



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