Ellsworth Growth and Income:ECF

    Overview

    As of 7/27/2015

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$8.70$10.27-15.29%
    52 Wk Avg$8.75$10.33-15.32%
    52 Wk High$9.20$10.67-12.89%
    52 Wk Low$8.10$9.78-17.97%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate4.95%
    Distribution Amount$0.1085
    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 7/27/2015

    Total Net Assets:$134.078M
    Total Common Assets:$134.076M
    Common Shares Outstanding:13,055,158
    Leverage

    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)

    Basics
    Category:Taxable Income-Convertible
    Ticker:ECF
    NAV Ticker:XECFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:6/20/1986
    Inception Share Price:$10.00
    Inception NAV:$9.30
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:September 30
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    Distributions

    As of 7/27/2015

    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
    $0.0096
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/27/2015
    4.22%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/27/2015
    4.09%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2015
    -$0.6287
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/27/2015

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 7/27/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-14.57%
    1 Year-15.32%
    3 Year-15.58%
    5 Year-14.48%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 7/27/2015
    Category: Convertibles Non-Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD2.36%2.92%5.66%4.01%
    201413.15%9.00%11.90%8.49%
    201318.31%19.79%17.71%19.45%
    201212.20%12.12%11.79%11.60%
    2011-7.06%-4.49%-7.73%-5.48%
    201016.86%15.18%17.18%15.23%
    200941.77%42.62%41.83%43.62%
    2008-36.78%-37.49%-36.83%-38.19%
    200710.00%9.03%9.07%7.92%
    200616.59%12.46%16.92%9.94%
    20051.12%3.87%3.56%6.53%
    20044.26%5.30%5.63%5.22%
    200312.67%18.91%13.30%18.53%
    2002-10.10%-6.99%  
    200114.32%-2.43%  
    200014.47%1.71%  
    19994.22%15.21%  
    19989.67%15.63%  
    199724.78%16.65%  
    199620.81%18.40%  
    199531.50%27.40%  
    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 7/27/2015
    Category: Convertibles Non-Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2015
    126
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 9/30/2014
    48.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Debt - Convertibles 48.61%
    General Equity 32.55%
    Debt - Convertible Mandat10.37%
    Debt - Convertible Prefs 7.81%
    Net Current Assets 0.66%
    Top Holdings

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Gilead Sciences 1.625% 1.63 01 May 2016$3.02M2.25%
    SBA Communications Corporation$2.40M1.79%
    AT&T Inc$2.29M1.70%
    Mylan Cv 3.75% 3.75 15 Sep 2015$2.23M1.66%
    Equinix Cv 4.75% 4.75 15 Jun 2016$2.17M1.62%
    Hawaiian Hldgs Cv 5% 5.00 15 Mar 2016$2.13M1.59%
    Molina Healthcare Cv 1.125% 1.13 15 Jan 2020$2.11M1.57%
    Actavis Plc$2.02M1.51%
    Priceline Com Cv 1% 1.00 15 Mar 2018$2.01M1.50%
    Micron Tech Cv 3% 0.18 15 Nov 2043$1.94M1.45%
    Kinder Morgan, Inc.$1.89M1.41%
    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 1/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 100.00%

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