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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
0.66% -20.25% 925.76M 18000.67
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
1.84% 7.00% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Companys primary investment objective is growth of capital. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks, but it may invest in bonds, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants, options real estate, or short-term obligations of governments, banks and corporations. The Company, from time to time, invests in securities, the resale of which is restricted. The Company invests in various sectors, including insurance, electronics, manufacturing, energy, business services, banking and finance, information technology services, chemicals, communications, energy, healthcare and retail trade.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Large Blend
Category Index Russell 1000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth and Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Central Securities
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Wilmot Kidd 47.37 yrs

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Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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Performance Versus Category

 
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As of September 22, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YTD
28.05%
9.27%
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20.09%
30.57%
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As of September 22, 2020.

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (9-22-20) 1.84%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 19.23
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of June 30, 2020

Growth Estimates

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As of June 30, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of June 30, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 6.12% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 93.88% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Plymouth Rock Co
22.15% -- --
Analog Devices Inc 6.08% 114.70 0.68%
Intel Corp 5.33% 49.95 0.46%
Coherent Inc 5.10% 106.32 0.57%
Hess Corp 4.04% 41.23 0.19%
Amazon.com Inc 3.99% 3128.99 5.69%
Motorola Solutions Inc 3.90% 157.27 3.08%
Progressive Corp 3.57% 94.42 -3.02%
Alphabet Inc A 2.84% 1459.82 2.08%
Rayonier Inc 2.65% 26.54 2.35%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Companys primary investment objective is growth of capital. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks, but it may invest in bonds, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants, options real estate, or short-term obligations of governments, banks and corporations. The Company, from time to time, invests in securities, the resale of which is restricted. The Company invests in various sectors, including insurance, electronics, manufacturing, energy, business services, banking and finance, information technology services, chemicals, communications, energy, healthcare and retail trade.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Large Blend
Category Index Russell 1000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth and Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Central Securities
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Wilmot Kidd 47.37 yrs

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Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (9-22-20) 1.84%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 19.23
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of June 30, 2020

Growth Estimates

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 7/28/1980
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date --
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