Bancroft Fund Company Profile (NYSEMKT:BCV)

About Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT: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:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSEMKT:BCV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.22
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.93
  • 52 Week Range: $17.58 - $22.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
  • Average Volume: 11,640 shs.
  • Beta: 0.74

Frequently Asked Questions for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)

What is Bancroft Fund's stock symbol?

Bancroft Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)MKT under the ticker symbol "BCV."

How often does Bancroft Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bancroft Fund?

Bancroft Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 14th. View Bancroft Fund's Dividend History.

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How do I buy Bancroft Fund stock?

Shares of Bancroft Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bancroft Fund stock cost?

One share of Bancroft Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.21.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV) (?)
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Analysts' Ratings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
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Earnings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
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Earnings Estimates for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)

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Dividend History by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Headline Trends for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
Latest Headlines for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
DateHeadline logoBancroft Fund Ltd. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (BCV) - May 19 at 6:16 PM logoBancroft Fund Limited (BCV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 15,... - March 14 at 3:44 PM logoBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) - March 13 at 10:32 AM logoBancroft Fund Limited About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BCV) - November 22 at 1:59 PM logoBancroft Fund Ltd Declares Distribution of $0.52 Per Share - November 18 at 12:23 PM logoBANCROFT FUND LTD Financials - August 9 at 4:55 PM logoForm 497 BANCROFT FUND LTD - August 5 at 3:48 PM logoTeton Advisors Announces Launch of TETON Convertible Securities Fund - July 26 at 4:46 PM logoBancroft Fund Ltd Reaffirms Its 5% Minimum Distribution Policy and Declares Distribution of $0.25 Per Share - May 19 at 9:43 AM


This page was last updated on 5/22/2017 by Staff