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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
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/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 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?
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.
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Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV) Analyst Ratings History
(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.
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 Trading History
(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|| |
Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV) News Headlines
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