About Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide 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. The Fund invests primarily in convertible and equity securities. The Fund's investment portfolio includes convertible corporate bonds, convertible preferred stocks, mandatory convertible securities and common stocks. It invests in various industries, such as healthcare, computer software and services, financial services, energy and utilities, semiconductors, real estate investment trusts, communications equipment, telecommunications, business services, consumer services, cable and satellite, food and beverage, agriculture, automotive, metals and mining, entertainment and consumer products. Gabelli Funds, LLC serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Closed End Funds
Trailing P/E Ratio6.27840909090909
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity11.29%
Return on Assets10.07%
Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bancroft Fund's stock symbol?
Bancroft Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "BCV."
How often does Bancroft Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bancroft Fund?
Bancroft Fund announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 14th. View Bancroft Fund's Dividend History.
Are investors shorting Bancroft Fund?
Bancroft Fund saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,201 shares, a drop of 83.7% from the January 31st total of 19,587 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 61,762 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
Who are some of Bancroft Fund's key competitors?
Who are Bancroft Fund's key executives?
Bancroft Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mario Joseph Gabelli, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, Chief Executive Officer (Age 75)
- Jane D. O'Keeffe, President, Trustee (Age 60)
- Richard J. Walz, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 57)
- Andrea R. Mango, Vice President, Secretary (Age 44)
- Agnes Mullady, Treasurer (Age 58)
- Laurissa M. Martire, Ombudsman (Age 40)
- Wayne C. Pinsent, Ombudsman (Age 30)
- Kinchen C. Bizzell, Independent Trustee (Age 61)
- Elizabeth C. Bogan Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 71)
- James P. Conn, Lead Independent Trustee (Age 79)
Has Bancroft Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about BCV stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bancroft Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.96 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Bancroft Fund's major shareholders?
Bancroft Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Guggenheim Capital LLC (2.50%), Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. (0.27%) and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (0.19%). Company insiders that own Bancroft Fund stock include James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell, Kuni Nakamura and Mario J Gabelli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bancroft Fund.
Which major investors are buying Bancroft Fund stock?
BCV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Landscape Capital Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have bought Bancroft Fund stock in the last two years include James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell and Kuni Nakamura. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancroft Fund.
How do I buy shares of Bancroft Fund?
Shares of BCV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Bancroft Fund's stock price today?
One share of BCV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.10.
How big of a company is Bancroft Fund?
Bancroft Fund has a market capitalization of $118.64 million.
How can I contact Bancroft Fund?
Bancroft Fund's mailing address is 65 Madison Ave Ste 550, MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960-7389, United States. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +1-973-6311177.
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Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||40.06% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/5/2018||Kinchen C Bizzell||Director||Buy||238||$20.98||$4,993.24|| |
|1/5/2018||Mario J Gabelli||Insider||Sell||1,000||$22.10||$22,100.00|| |
|12/14/2017||Mario J Gabelli||Insider||Sell||100||$21.61||$2,161.00|| |
|12/4/2017||Mario J Gabelli||Director||Sell||2,800||$21.50||$60,200.00|| |
|10/5/2017||Kuni Nakamura||Director||Buy||1,710||$22.00||$37,620.00|| |
|5/19/2016||Kinchen C Bizzell||Director||Buy||277||$17.98||$4,980.46||2,818|| |
|4/26/2016||James P Conn||Director||Buy||1,000||$18.38||$18,380.00||1,000|| |
|12/9/2015||Michael J Melarkey||Director||Buy||1,100||$17.92||$19,712.00|| |
|11/9/2015||Anthonie C Vanekris||Director||Buy||2,500||$19.40||$48,500.00|| |
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