BCV - Bancroft Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis

$22.13 0.05 (0.23 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 10:46 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.08
Today's Range$22.01 - $22.21
52-Week Range$19.91 - $22.54
Volume6,400 shs
Average Volume10,580 shs
Market Capitalization$114.39 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.81%

About Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

Bancroft Fund logoBancroft 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
  • Previous Symbol: NYSEMKT:BCV


    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


    Annual Dividend$1.27
    Dividend Yield5.8%


    Trailing EPS$3.41
    Net IncomeN/A
    Net Margins569.69%
    Return on Equity19.23%
    Return on Assets16.15%


    Outstanding Shares5,250,000

    Frequently Asked Questions for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

    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, November 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Wednesday, December 27th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 27th. This is a positive change from Bancroft Fund's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Bancroft Fund's Dividend History.

    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 CFA, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, Chief Executive Officer
    • Jane D. O'Keeffe, President, Trustee
    • Richard J. Walz, Chief Compliance Officer
    • Andrea R. Mango, Vice President, Secretary
    • Agnes Mullady, Treasurer
    • Laurissa M. Martire, Ombudsman
    • Wayne C. Pinsent, Ombudsman
    • Kinchen C. Bizzell, Independent Trustee
    • Elizabeth C. Bogan Ph.D., Independent Trustee
    • James P. Conn, Lead Independent Trustee

    Who owns Bancroft Fund stock?

    Bancroft Fund's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (3.88%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.00%). Company insiders that own Bancroft Fund stock include James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell, Kuni Nakamura and Michael J Melarkey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bancroft Fund.

    Who bought Bancroft Fund stock? Who is buying Bancroft Fund stock?

    Bancroft Fund's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Bancroft Fund stock in the last two years include James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell, Kuni Nakamura and Michael J Melarkey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancroft Fund.

    How do I buy Bancroft Fund stock?

    Shares of Bancroft Fund 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 Bancroft Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.13.

    How big of a company is Bancroft Fund?

    Bancroft Fund has a market capitalization of $114.39 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
    Outperform Votes:  22 (Vote Outperform)
    Underperform Votes:  20 (Vote Underperform)
    Total Votes:  42
    MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bancroft Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

    Analyst Ratings

    Analysts' Consensus Rating for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

      (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
    Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
    Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
    Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

    Consensus Price Target History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

    Price Target History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

    Analysts' Ratings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

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    Earnings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

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    Earnings Estimates for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

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    Current Dividend Information for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

    Next Dividend:12/27/2017
    Annual Dividend:$1.27
    Dividend Yield:5.74%
    Payout Ratio:37.24% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
    Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:BCV)

    Dividend History by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV)

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

    Insider Trades

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

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

    Insider Trades by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV)

    Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
    10/5/2017Kuni NakamuraDirectorBuy1,710$22.00$37,620.00View SEC Filing  
    5/19/2016Kinchen C BizzellDirectorBuy277$17.98$4,980.46View SEC Filing  
    4/26/2016James P ConnDirectorBuy1,000$18.38$18,380.00View 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)


    Latest Headlines for Bancroft Fund (NYSEAMERICAN BCV)

    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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