NYSEAMERICAN:BCV - Bancroft Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$21.71 +0.14 (+0.65 %)
(As of 05/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.71
Today's Range$21.65 - $22.05
52-Week Range$19.66 - $24.19
Volume19,868 shs
Average Volume20,669 shs
Market Capitalization$118.64 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.39%

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins398.66%
Return on Equity11.29%
Return on Assets10.07%


Outstanding Shares5,290,000

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 Friday, May 18th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Bancroft Fund's Dividend History.

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?

Headlines about BCV stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bancroft Fund earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.76 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Bancroft Fund's major shareholders?

Bancroft Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include UBS Group AG (5.39%), RMB Capital Management LLC (1.56%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.72%), Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. (0.59%), Doliver Capital Advisors LP (0.32%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.19%). Company insiders that own Bancroft Fund stock include Kinchen C Bizzell, Kuni Nakamura and Mario J Gabelli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bancroft Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling Bancroft Fund stock?

BCV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancroft Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying Bancroft Fund stock?

BCV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RMB Capital Management LLC, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., LPL Financial LLC and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Bancroft Fund stock in the last two years include 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 $21.71.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bancroft Fund (BCV)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  44 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  38 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bancroft Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BCV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BCV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
(Data available from 5/21/2016 forward)



Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Dividend Information

Bancroft Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share, with a dividend yield of 5.34%. BCV's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, June 22.
Next Dividend:6/22/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.16
Dividend Yield:5.34%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/5/2018Kinchen C BizzellDirectorBuy238$20.98$4,993.24View SEC Filing  
1/5/2018Mario J GabelliInsiderSell1,000$22.10$22,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2017Mario J GabelliInsiderSell100$21.61$2,161.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2017Mario J GabelliDirectorSell2,800$21.50$60,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2017Kuni NakamuraDirectorBuy1,710$22.00$37,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Kinchen C BizzellDirectorBuy277$17.98$4,980.462,818View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016James P ConnDirectorBuy1,000$18.38$18,380.001,000View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Michael J MelarkeyDirectorBuy1,100$17.92$19,712.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Anthonie C VanekrisDirectorBuy2,500$19.40$48,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) News Headlines

Bancroft Fund Ltd (BCV) Announces $0.25 Quarterly DividendBancroft Fund Ltd (BCV) Announces $0.25 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 6:27 PM
Closed-End Funds: 2 Similar Funds With Different BehaviorClosed-End Funds: 2 Similar Funds With Different Behavior
seekingalpha.com - April 4 at 4:51 PM
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Short Interest UpdateBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 1:08 AM
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 6:42 PM
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Insider Mario J. Gabelli Sells 1,000 SharesBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Insider Mario J. Gabelli Sells 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 3:32 PM
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Director Mario J. Gabelli Sells 2,800 SharesBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Director Mario J. Gabelli Sells 2,800 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 6:20 PM
Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Increases Dividend to $0.41 Per ShareBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) Increases Dividend to $0.41 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 5:38 PM
Bancroft Fund Ltd Declares Distribution of $0.41 Per ShareBancroft Fund Ltd Declares Distribution of $0.41 Per Share
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:46 PM

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This page was last updated on 5/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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