Ellsworth Growth and Income:ECF


    As of 9/2/2015

    52 Wk Avg$8.72$10.29-15.34%
    52 Wk High$9.20$10.67-12.89%
    52 Wk Low$7.95$9.51-17.97%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate5.38%
    Distribution Amount$0.1090
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks current income and capital appreciation through investment in convertible securities

    Capital Structure

    As of 9/2/2015

    Total Net Assets:$127.419M
    Total Common Assets:$127.418M
    Common Shares Outstanding:13,055,158

    As of

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%):
    Effective Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (%):
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 9/30/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.68%
    Other Expenses:0.35%
    Baseline Expense: 1.03%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.03%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Davis-Dinsmore MGMT Co.

    Portfolio Managers
    James A. Dinsmore (01 Jan 2011) / Thomas H. Dinsmore (30 Jun 1986) / Jane D O'Keeffe (01 Jan 2011)

    Category:Taxable Income-Convertible
    NAV Ticker:XECFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):31,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$0.271M
    Inception Date:6/20/1986
    Inception Share Price:$10.00
    Inception NAV:$9.30
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:September 30
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    As of 9/2/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2015
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 9/2/2015
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 9/2/2015
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2015
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 9/2/2015

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 9/2/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-14.65%
    1 Year-15.34%
    3 Year-15.67%
    5 Year-14.56%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/2/2015
    Category: Convertibles Non-Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 9/2/2015
    Category: Convertibles Non-Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 6/30/2015
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 9/30/2014
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 7/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Health Care 24.30%
    Information Technology 21.70%
    Financials 16.60%
    Consumer Discretionary 9.30%
    Telecommunication Service8.40%
    Consumer Staples 6.50%
    Energy 5.40%
    Industrials 4.90%
    Utilities 1.60%
    Top Holdings

    As of 6/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Gilead Sciences 1.625% 1.63 01 May 2016$3.61M2.66%
    Mylan Cv 3.75% 3.75 15 Sep 2015$2.54M1.88%
    SBA Communications Corporation$2.36M1.74%
    Allergan Plc 05.5000 Cv Pfd 01 Mar 2018$2.09M1.54%
    Incyte Cv 1.25% 1.25 15 Nov 2020$2.07M1.53%
    Priceline Com Cv 1% 1.00 15 Mar 2018$2.00M1.48%
    ConAgra Foods, Inc.$1.97M1.45%
    Equinix, Inc.$1.91M1.41%
    Vodafone Group PLC ADR$1.86M1.37%
    AT&T Inc$1.78M1.31%
    Molina Healthcare Cv 1.125% 1.13 15 Jan 2020$1.77M1.31%
    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 7/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 100.00%

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