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Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund (ECF)

Taxable Bond Funds - Convertible Funds

Data as of April 3, 2020
Market Price $8.04 (- $0.11)
NAV (April 3, 2020) $9.56 (- $0.15)
Premium / Discount -15.90% (+0.17%)
Fund Info
Inception June 20, 1986
Sponsor Gabelli Funds
Website https://www.gabelli.co...
Phone (800) 422-3554
Objective: Invests primarily in convertible securities and common stock, with the objectives of providing income and the potential for capital appreciation.
Related Indexes
Convertible Bond Index
Discount CEF/BDC Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 12,798,717
Total Assets (Reported: Sept. 30, 2019) $178M
Estimated Total Assets $151M
Net Assets $122M
Market Cap $103M
Purchases Turnover 40.37%
Sales Turnover 20.94%
Total Leverage 19.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.43%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.16%
Rel Lev Cost 1.18%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -9.85%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -22.09%
Discount High(3 Yr) -0.08%
Discount Rel Range 28.12%
Comp Discount -2.92
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 4.30
Z-Stat (6mo) -2.01
Z-Stat (1Yr) -1.79
Z-Stat (3Yr) -2.01
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 0.32
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.70
Distribution Data
Market Yield 6.47%
Income Yield 5.22%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 4.57%
Distribution Frequency Q
Current Distribution $0.130
Current Income $0.105
Ex-Date 3/16/20
Payable Date 3/24/20
Div Growth (3yr) 18.18%
Dividend Change 8.3% on 2/12/20
Expected Div 5/21/20
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Tax Dividend Data 2019 2017 - 2019
Income 27.6% 34.0%
ST Gains 3.5% 6.5%
QDI 15.1% 19.5%
LT Gains 69.0% 59.5%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $525
Avg Volume 30 day 72,086
Avg Volume 90 day 65,282
Volume Trend 10.42%
Comp Volume Trend -34.65%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Convertible Bond Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): BCV 93.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 97.2%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 99.1%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 94.9%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 40.0%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 23.2%
Earnings / Share (9/30/19) $0.040
Earn Coverage 30.77%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (9/30/19) $-0.406
Rel UNII -96.71
UNII Trend Down
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 4.95
Credit Rating (rbo) BB
Investment Grade 0%
Non Investment Grade 1.71%
Unrated Bonds 98.29%
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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