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Bancroft Fund (BCV)

Taxable Bond Funds - Convertible Funds

Data as of Dec. 11, 2017
Market Price $21.46 (+ $0.08)
NAV (Dec. 11, 2017) $24.08 (+ $0.11)
Premium / Discount -10.88% (-0.08%)
Fund Info
Inception Oct. 4, 1971
Sponsor Gabelli Funds
Website www.gabelli.com/Templa...
Phone (800) 422-3554
Objective: Income and capital appreciation, invests primarily in convertible securities.
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 5,118,574
Gross Assets $155M
Net Assets $123M
Market Cap $110M
Purchases Turnover 40.86%
Sales Turnover 36.07%
Total Leverage 19.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 19.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.51%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.23%
Rel Lev Cost 1.16%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -12.24%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -19.77%
Discount High(3 Yr) -4.50%
Discount Rel Range 58.22%
Comp Discount -8.44
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 0.90
Z-Stat (6mo) -2.03
Z-Stat (1Yr) -2.18
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.38
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -2.07
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.60
Distribution Data
Market Yield 5.41%
Income Yield 2.62%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 4.05%
Distribution Frequency Q
Current Distribution $0.250
Current Income $0.250
Ex-Date 11/27/17
Payable Date 12/27/17
Div Growth (3yr) 76.06%
Dividend Change 8.2% on 2/25/16
Expected Div 2/15/18
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $286
Avg Volume 30 day 11,692
Avg Volume 90 day 13,313
Volume Trend -12.18%
Comp Volume Trend -11.85%
Correlation & Volatility
Correlation (30 d) 91.1%
Correlation (90 d) 66.5%
Correlation (1 Yr) 90.9%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 10.4%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 8.1%
Earnings / Share (4/30/17) $0.119
Earn Coverage 47.44%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (4/30/17) $0.000
Rel UNII 0.00
UNII Trend Flat
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 5.84
Duration 1.50
Credit Rating (rbo) BBB
Investment Grade 61.00%
Non Investment Grade 35.00%
Unrated Bonds 4.00%
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Convertible Bond Index


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