Bancroft Fund Company Profile (NYSEMKT:BCV)

About Bancroft Fund

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
  • Exchange: NYSEMKT
  • Symbol: BCV
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.313
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.737
  • 52-Week Range: $17.11 - $22.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.74
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
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Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
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Earnings History for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/2/2013Q3$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History 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)


Latest Headlines for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV)
News IconAnnual Report (management Company) (nsar-b) (NYSEMKT:BCV) - December 29 at 9:11 PM logoBancroft Fund Limited About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BCV) (NYSEMKT:BCV) - November 22 at 1:59 PM logoBancroft Fund Ltd Declares Distribution of $0.52 Per Share (NYSEMKT:BCV) - November 18 at 12:23 PM logoBancroft Fund : Reaffirms Its 5% Minimum Distribution Policy and Declares Distribution of $0.25 Per Share (NYSEMKT:BCV) - August 18 at 12:11 PM logoBANCROFT FUND LTD Financials (NYSEMKT:BCV) - August 9 at 4:55 PM logoForm 497 BANCROFT FUND LTD (NYSEMKT:BCV) - August 5 at 3:48 PM logoTeton Advisors Announces Launch of TETON Convertible Securities Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV) - July 26 at 4:46 PM logoQian Hu Corp. Ltd. :BCV-SG: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 14, 2016 (NYSEMKT:BCV) - June 14 at 2:09 AM logoBancroft Fund Ltd Reaffirms Its 5% Minimum Distribution Policy and Declares Distribution of $0.25 Per Share (NYSEMKT:BCV) - May 19 at 9:43 AM


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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 24th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 15th.

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 $21.80.

Last Updated on 2/28/2017 by Staff