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Central Securities Corporation  as of 09/21/2018

AMEX / CET Asset Class:  Core Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  N/A*

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 10.25% 14.06% 20.57% 9.75%
Lipper Pct. Rank 39 12 23 34
NAV Return 8.76% 12.52% -- 9.83%
Lipper Pct. Rank 53 24 -- 42
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-17.669% -17.566% -17.410%

NAV $35.83 Market Price $29.81
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.04
Premium/Discount -16.80%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.75%
Distribution Yield (Market) 3.72%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 6/8/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.550
Ex-Div Date 11/10/2017
Dividend Frequency Semiannual
YTD Dividends $0.250
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 10/1/1929
Fund Advisor Central Securities Corporation
Manager & Tenure Kidd since 1973
O'Neill since 2009
Hill since 2016
Phone 866-593-2507
Website www.centralsecurities.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 8/31/2018 $899.7
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 --
Portfolio Turnover 6.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.558%
Expense Ratio 0.750%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to invest in good companies at sensible prices where it is believed there is an opportunity for a substantial gain over a three to five-year period.
Top Holdings (as of 6/30/2018)
PLYMOUTH ROCK INC ORD 18.83%
Coherent Inc ORD 5.83%
Hess Corp ORD 5.54%
Analog Devices Inc ORD 5.11%
Intel Corp ORD 4.94%
Motorola Solutions Inc ORD 4.13%
Capital One Financial Corp ORD 3.26%
Rayonier Inc ORD 3.20%
Amazon.com Inc ORD 2.61%
Bank of New York Mellon Corp ORD 2.55%
Top Sectors (as of 6/30/2018)
Financials 25.15%
Technology 19.78%
Non Classified Equity 19.36%
Industrials 14.31%
Oil & Gas 5.54%
Health Care 4.68%
Consumer Services 4.33%
Consumer Goods 1.36%
Basic Materials 0.31%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.



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