Bancroft Fund Limited About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (BCV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/23/16, Bancroft Fund Limited ( BCV) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.52, payable on 12/29/16. As a percentage of BCV's recent stock price of $21.02, this dividend works out to approximately 2.47%, so look for shares of Bancroft Fund Limited to trade 2.47% lower — all else being equal — when BCV shares open for trading on 11/23/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BCV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.52 declared by Bancroft Fund Limited:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BCV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BCV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Bancroft Fund Limited 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BCV's low point in its 52 week range is $15.73 per share, with $22.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.98.

In Tuesday trading, Bancroft Fund Limited shares are currently trading flat on the day.