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: Financials
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSEMKT:BCV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.77
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.53
  • 52 Week Range: $19.75 - $22.54
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
  • Net Margins: 569.69%
  • Return on Equity: 19.23%
  • Return on Assets: 16.15%
  • Average Volume: 9,653 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 Monday, August 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.00%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.00%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%). Company insiders that own Bancroft Fund stock include Anthonie C Vanekris, James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell and Michael J Melarkey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bancroft Fund.

Who sold Bancroft Fund stock? Who is selling Bancroft Fund stock?

Bancroft Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Shaker Financial Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bancroft Fund.

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

Bancroft Fund's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc., Institute for Wealth Management LLC., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Royal Bank of Canada and Advisory Services Network LLC. Company insiders that have bought Bancroft Fund stock in the last two years include Anthonie C Vanekris, James P Conn, Kinchen C Bizzell 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 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 $21.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT BCV)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  16 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  14 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  30
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Analyst Ratings

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

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)
Institutional Ownership 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 Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares Ex-Dividend Reminder - September 15 at 9:52 PM logoBancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 - August 28 at 5:56 PM 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 9/19/2017 by Staff