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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.11% -11.39% 112.89M 19447.60
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
22.78% 33.00% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Bancroft Fund Ltd., or the Fund, is a closed-end, diversified management investment company and invests primarily in convertible securities, with the objectives of providing income and the potential for capital appreciation; which objectives the Fund considers to be relatively equal, over the long-term, due to the nature of the securities in which it invests.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Convertibles
Category Name Convertibles
Category Index ICE BofA US Convt Bonds TR USD
Prospectus Objective Convertible Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name Gabelli Funds LLC
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg Bal US Convertibles TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Thomas Dinsmore 36.61 yrs
James Dinsmore 11.42 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
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As of July 01, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-0.50%
18.61%
13.43%
-3.99%
50.45%
29.97%
-0.25%
-29.13%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-19.11%
-2.24%
12.96%
19.49%
-3.69%
47.13%
31.84%
-0.73%
-28.20%
-14.11%
7.52%
37.24%
-18.95%
45.70%
17.33%
20.01%
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17.98%
17.30%
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36.53%
17.74%
29.96%
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-33.32%
31.39%
23.33%
-17.20%
24.13%
11.70%
10.67%
-34.98%
As of July 01, 2022.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (7-1-22) 22.78%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio --
Weighted Median ROE --
Weighted Median ROA --
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Bond
Current Yield 1.70%
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
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Average Credit Score --
Average Price --
As of October 29, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 10/4/1971
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 11/17/2003
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No

Asset Allocation

As of October 29, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 6.52% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 7.44% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 4.32% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 89.44% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 9.38% Upgrade Upgrade
Other -17.11% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
United States Treasury Bills 0%
2.46% -- --
Ford Motor Company 0%
2.28% -- --
Perficient Inc 1.25%
2.25% -- --
IIP Operating Partnership LP 3.75%
2.19% -- --
PAR Technology Cp 2.875%
2.05% -- --
Mercadolibre Inc 2%
1.85% -- --
Broadcom Inc
1.85% -- --
Cloudflare Inc 0.75%
1.81% -- --
United States Treasury Bills 0%
1.80% -- --
Crown Castle International Corp 1.79% 172.36 2.36%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Bancroft Fund Ltd., or the Fund, is a closed-end, diversified management investment company and invests primarily in convertible securities, with the objectives of providing income and the potential for capital appreciation; which objectives the Fund considers to be relatively equal, over the long-term, due to the nature of the securities in which it invests.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Convertibles
Category Name Convertibles
Category Index ICE BofA US Convt Bonds TR USD
Prospectus Objective Convertible Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name Gabelli Funds LLC
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg Bal US Convertibles TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Thomas Dinsmore 36.61 yrs
James Dinsmore 11.42 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (7-1-22) 22.78%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio --
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio --
Weighted Median ROE --
Weighted Median ROA --
Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 1.70%
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
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Average Credit Score --
Average Price --
As of October 29, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 10/4/1971
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 11/17/2003
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No

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