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Bancroft Fund Ltd. (BCV)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 28, 2022

Company Info

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management

Trading Data

Previous Close$18.54
Year Range$17.21 - $29.77
EMA (50)$19.18
EMA (200)$22.64
Average Volume$18.35K
Market Capitalization$108.50M

BCVShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Bancroft Fund Ltd. on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $27,387 for a total return of roughly 173.87%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BCV (Bancroft Fund Ltd.)
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BCVReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


BCVMonthly Returns Heatmap

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BCVSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Bancroft Fund Ltd. Sharpe ratio is -1.66. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

BCV (Bancroft Fund Ltd.)
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BCVDividend History

Bancroft Fund Ltd. granted a 22.28% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $4.13 per share.


Dividend yield


BCVDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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BCVWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Bancroft Fund Ltd.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Bancroft Fund Ltd. is 43.17%, recorded on Jun 16, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-43.17%Feb 16, 2021337Jun 16, 2022
-42.34%Feb 13, 202024Mar 18, 202095Aug 3, 2020119
-24.35%Jun 29, 2015158Feb 11, 2016124Aug 9, 2016282
-20.04%May 3, 2011108Oct 4, 2011317Jan 9, 2013425
-18.18%Sep 27, 201861Dec 24, 201829Feb 6, 201990
-11.27%Apr 27, 20108May 6, 201094Sep 20, 2010102
-10.69%Sep 8, 201428Oct 15, 201482Feb 12, 2015110
-10.46%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 2018138Aug 27, 2018147
-9.64%Aug 7, 202033Sep 23, 202037Nov 13, 202070
-8.46%Sep 24, 201910Oct 7, 201921Nov 5, 201931

BCVVolatility Chart

Current Bancroft Fund Ltd. volatility is 34.66%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

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Portfolios with Bancroft Fund Ltd.

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