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Special Opportunities Fund Company Profile (NYSE:SPE)

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Earnings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Current Dividend Information for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Annual Dividend:$0.35
Dividend Yield:2.58%
Payout Ratio:Infinity
Dividend Growth:70.80% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
12/12/2014special$0.291.14%12/18/201412/22/20141/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,661$13.50$22,423.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Charles C WaldenDirectorBuy4,449$13.10$58,281.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy4,000$13.06$52,240.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy200$12.50$2,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2016Gerald HellermanCFOBuy971$12.45$12,088.95View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2016Andrew DakosPresidentBuy2,000$12.46$24,920.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/6/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,745$12.96$35,575.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/2/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy8,000$14.44$115,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/3/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy5,000$14.55$72,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2015Andrew DakosPresidentBuy4,000$14.95$59,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy8,500$14.94$126,990.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2015Steven SamuelsInsiderSell3,375$14.85$50,118.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/20/2015Charles C WaldenDirectorBuy2,000$15.19$30,380.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/14/2015Marc LunderDirectorBuy3,100$15.24$47,244.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/7/2015Marc LunderDirectorBuy3,700$15.28$56,536.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/24/2014Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,699$15.19$40,997.81View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/23/2014Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy13,301$15.20$202,175.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/26/2013Gerald HellermanCFOBuy1,000$16.97$16,970.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/1/2013Gerald HellermanCFOBuy2,000$17.08$34,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/26/2012Rajeev P DasVPBuy2,500$14.97$37,425.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2012Steven SamuelsInsiderBuy1,000$15.77$15,770.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2012Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,896$15.22$44,077.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
DateHeadline
06/17/16 09:10 AMGilmore | Henne Community Fund Tackles 8th Playground
06/14/16 06:10 PMDana Home Foundation distributes 200K in grants in Lexington
06/14/16 06:10 PMGilde Healthcare collects $285 mln for fourth fund
06/12/16 09:09 AM30 years after groundbreaking, Kentucky Toyota proves age is only a number
06/10/16 06:53 PMJonesville Historical Society funding questioned
06/07/16 06:47 PMNotable Mergers and Acquisitions 6/7: (ZBH)/(LDRH) (COT) (FTNT) (AXLL)
06/07/16 09:19 AMGhana’s Policy on Inclusive Education: A tool for national development.
06/07/16 09:19 AMVisa funds a refugee athlete who will compete in the Rio Summer Olympics
06/04/16 06:37 PMVolunteer Center of Story County: June 5
06/04/16 09:31 AMChester Upland: Exhibit A for broken charter law
06/02/16 09:43 AMRegion of Waterloo Arts Fund announces the 15/150 Grant Program - Waterloo Region - The board of directors of the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund announces the 15/150 Grant to mark two special anniversaries in 2017 ... There are two opportunities to apply for funding each year, in the spring and fall.
05/25/16 08:27 AMOpportunities sets Spence Jensen golf outing June 2 - KOSHKONONG — As Opportunities Inc. celebrates its 50th anniversary ... for the Future” capital campaign for a major building expansion. After that, funds raised at the Spence Jensen Classic — some $20,000 to $25,000 per year — have assisted ...
05/19/16 08:23 AMSpecial Olympics Athletes to Compete at Southern Time Trials in Weston - This annual event will give athletes of all abilities from the region opportunities ... LaSalle and N.Y.A.C. Athletes Fund, Inc., the Deluca Foundation, TD Bank, Weston PBA and Emera Energy are Supporting Sponsors. About Special Olympics Connecticut ...
05/12/16 08:02 AMHedge Fund King John Burbank Sees US Recession, China Devaluation Within Year - ... in the first quarter and his $446 million special opportunities fund slumped 3.8 percent. The hedge fund industry lost an average 0.6 percent in the same period, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc. Steve Bruce, a spokesman for San Francisco-based ...
05/11/16 08:02 AMBurbank Sees U.S. Recession, China Devaluation Within Year - ... in the first quarter and his $446 million special opportunities fund slumped 3.8 percent. The hedge fund industry lost an average 0.6 percent in the same period, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc. Steve Bruce, a spokesman for San Francisco-based ...
05/11/16 08:02 AMSpecial Olympics athletes to compete at Southern Time Trials in Weston, May 21 - Also, Jones Lang LaSalle, N.Y.A.C. Athletes Fund, Inc., Purdue Pharma, TD Bank, Weston PBA, Emera Energy and the Milford Bank Foundation, all Supporting Sponsors. About Special Olympics Connecticut Special Olympics Connecticut provides year-round sports ...
05/05/16 07:56 AMMinigrants fund hands-on teaching tools - Whether it’s designing a kite, working on a V-8 engine or using digital technology to tell a story, students in Great Bend USD 428 will have more opportunities ... whereby special education would purchase a therapy dog through CARES Inc. of Concordia.
05/04/16 07:48 AMLMP Real Estate Income Fund Inc. (“RIT”) Announces Monthly Distribution for May 2016 - If the Merger is approved by stockholders of the Fund at the special shareholder meeting and the ... distribution paid by the LMP Real Estate Income Fund Inc. (RIT). ClearBridge Real Estate Opportunities Fund (CRO) intends to pay quarterly distributions ...
05/03/16 04:52 PMResults of the special meeting of unitholders of the National Bank Mortgage Fund - MONTREAL, May 3, 2016 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- National Bank Investments Inc. ("NBI"), the manager of the National Bank Mortgage Fund, today announces the results of the proposal voted upon at the special meeting of unitholders of the National Bank ...
04/27/16 04:49 PMToo much dividend can be a turnoff, say investors - ET SPECIAL ... fund the shortfall is spurring a reassessment of this thesis. "We're seeing a lot of companies trapped into their dividend policy," said Julien Jarmoszko, senior research manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence. Nearly 60 percent of Europe ...
04/13/16 04:39 PMAtalaya Capital Closes Sixth Special Opportunities Fund At Hard Cap - Atalaya manages two primary strategies, the Special Opportunities Funds, and its current income focused ... Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc. Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least ...
04/13/16 04:39 PMSpecial Report: A top hedge fund manager that's too hot for some to handle - Thomson ReutersTraders work on the floor of the NYSE By Lawrence Delevingne NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investing in Glacial Energy Holdings Inc should have been a ... The roughly $540 million Credit Opportunities fund, which focuses on debt, has averaged annual ...
04/08/16 04:39 PMAmended: RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. Declares Quarterly Special Distribution of $0.035 Per Share - DENVER--(Business Wire)--RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “RIV,” announced the declaration of a quarterly special distribution. For one year following the completion ...
04/07/16 07:34 AMATLANTIS JAPAN GROWTH FUND LD - Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting - The Board announced on 18 March 2016 that the Company had received a requisition from LIM Asia Multi-Strategy Fund Inc., which holds more than 10% ... general meeting of the Company to consider a special resolution instructing the Board to put to ...
04/06/16 04:46 PMKKR Income Opportunities Fund Declares Monthly Distributions of $0.125 Per Share - A copy of the prospectus can be obtained on the Fund website. An investment in the Fund should not constitute a complete investment program. KKR Income Opportunities Fund ... assets such as mezzanine financing, special situations investing and structured ...
04/05/16 04:59 PMFracking-Fund Billionaire Marc Lasry Is a Top Clinton Advisor and Fundraiser - In 2014, Lasry, founder and chair of Avenue Capital Group, raised $1.3 billion for a fund that bought loans of distressed energy companies, only to watch the debt become even more worthless. $200 million raised for the Avenue Energy Opportunities Fund came ...
04/05/16 07:17 AMRSI Alert: Whole Foods Market Now Oversold - Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASD: WFM) presently has an above average rank ... and begin to look for entry point opportunities on the buy side. Among the fundamental datapoints dividend investors should investigate to decide if they are bullish on WFM ...
04/05/16 07:17 AMKKR Closes $3.35 Billion Global Special Situations Fund II - KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the final closing of KKR Special ... and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds.
04/03/16 07:20 AMCumberland-based Numerex announces agreement with Viex Capital Advisors - Numerex also agreed to nominate a new independent director, Brian Igoe, chief investment officer of the Rainin Group Inc., for ... partner of VIEX Opportunities Fund LP — Series One and VIEX Opportunities Fund LP — Series Two, VIEX Special ...
04/01/16 04:18 PMRiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. Declares Quarterly Special Distribution of $0.035 Per Share - DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “RIV,” announced the declaration of a quarterly special distribution. For one year following the completion ...
03/31/16 06:58 AMMusic streaming company Spotify raises US$1 billion in convertible debt - Pandora Media Inc and newer rivals such as Europe's SoundCloud Ltd and U.S. music producer and rapper Jay Z's Tidal. TPG’s growth arm, which specializes in growth equity and middle-market buyout opportunities, and special situations arm are investing in ...
03/31/16 06:58 AMOrange Dunkin' Donuts Restaurants Launch Special Donut to Support ASD Gym for World Autism Awareness Day - “The Fitness Center not only provides important opportunities ... with other special needs. “It’s more than a gym,” commented Polio, “It’s a community for those with special needs.” The Bethany Leapley ASD Scholarship Fund currently has ...
03/31/16 06:58 AMSpotify raises $1 billion in convertible debt - which specializes in growth equity and middle-market buyout opportunities, and special situations arm are investing in Spotify. Photo: Reuters Bengaluru: Spotify has raised $1 billion in convertible debt from private equity firm TPG Capital and hedge fund ...
03/30/16 04:19 PMNumerex Corp (NMRX), Viex Capital Reach Agreement Over Board Makeup, Nominees - In addition, Numerex agreed to nominate a new independent director, Brian Igoe, Chief Investment Officer of the Rainin Group, Inc ... Fund, LP – Series One (“Series One”) and VIEX Opportunities Fund, LP – Series Two (“Series Two”), VIEX Special ...
03/30/16 04:19 PMNumerex Announces Agreement with Viex Capital Advisors - In addition, Numerex agreed to nominate a new independent director, Brian Igoe, Chief Investment Officer of the Rainin Group, Inc ... Fund, LP – Series One (“Series One”) and VIEX Opportunities Fund, LP – Series Two (“Series Two”), VIEX Special ...
03/25/16 07:23 AMCT funds $28M for affordable housing - Klein said the funds are part of the ... banking, and shopping opportunities. Hanover Place will include full supportive services for veteran families with disabilities and special needs in an effort to help those at the greatest risk of homelessness.
03/24/16 07:27 AMCrown Capital Partners Announces Sale Of Shares In Claude Resources - CALGARY, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Crown Capital Partners Inc. (" Crown" or ... held by funds managed by Crown for total net proceeds of $5.3 million. The Claude Shares were held in Norrep Credit Opportunities Fund II, LP and Norrep Credit Opportunities ...
03/23/16 03:59 PMTwo Cohen & Steers Funds Win Performance Awards From Lipper - 09:19 ET from Cohen & Steers; Cohen & Steers Preferred Securities and Income Fund, Inc.; Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities ... Global financial reforms are leading to enormous investment opportunities for active managers of preferred securities ...
03/21/16 06:49 AMIceHogs 17th Annual Jersey Auctions Raises Nearly $75,000 - Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved ... The IceHogs will donate a portion of the funds from the 17th Annual Jersey Auction to Special Olympics - Illinois. Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit ...
03/15/16 06:48 AMRobert B. Webster to be Nominated to Hawaiian Telcom Board - Prior to launching Twin Haven, Webster was a Managing Director at Pequot Capital Management, Inc. where he served as Portfolio Manager of the Special Opportunities Funds that were subsequently transitioned to Twin Haven at its founding. His prior career ...
03/14/16 04:39 PMHAWAIIAN TELCOM HOLDCO : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) - Inc. (the "Company") entered into a Nomination, Standstill and Support Agreement (the "Standstill Agreement") and a Confidentiality Agreement (the "Confidentiality Agreement") with Twin Haven Special Opportunities Fund III, L.P., Twin Haven Special ...
12/29/15 08:58 AMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividend on Common Stock - December 11, 2015 - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - Press Release for SPE - Final.docx For immediate release Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividend on Common Stock New York, December 11, 2015-Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. ...
12/14/15 07:29 AMMidstream Companies’ Moving Averages and Analysts’ Estimates -
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12/11/15 11:52 AMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividend on Common Stock - [Business Wire] - Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. today announced that the Fund’s Board of Directors has declared a year-end cash dividend of $1.19 per share that the Fund estimates consists of $0.79 of long term capital gains, $0.05 of short term capital gains, and $0.35 of net investment income.
11/27/15 12:14 PMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Annual Stockholders Meeting - November 27, 2015 - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - Annual Stockholders Meeting Press Release - Final.doc Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Annual Stockholders Meeting NEW YORK, November 27, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Special Opportunities ...
11/27/15 10:43 AMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Annual Stockholders Meeting - [Business Wire] - Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. , announced today that it is scheduled to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on December 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., Eastern time, at the offices of Blank Rome LLP, 405 Lexington Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, NY.
06/18/15 11:01 AMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Modification of Share Repurchase Plan - June 18, 2015 - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - Share Repurchases.doc Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Modification of Share Repurchase Plan NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (the ...
06/18/15 09:21 AMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Modification of Share Repurchase Plan - [Business Wire] - Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. , announced today that effective immediately the Fund may purchase shares of its common stock without limitation when they are trading at a discount to net asset value without reliance on the “safe harbor” provisions set forth in Rule 10b-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
04/29/15 05:07 PMSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. to Seek Proxy Voting Instructions for Certain Closed-End Funds - April 29, 2015 - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - SPE Press Release Seek Instructions.docx Special Opportunities Fund to Seek Proxy Voting Instructions for Certain Closed-end Funds NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Special ...
About Special Opportunities Fund

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to achieve total return. The Fund's investment portfolio consists of investment companies, common stocks, commodity partnerships, preferred stocks, money market funds, corporate notes, liquidation claims, corporate bonds, promissory notes, warrants and rights. The Company also invests in various sectors, such as food products, insurance, information technology services, professional services, real estate investment, trusts software and special purpose acquisition vehicle. The Fund also invests in closed-end funds, auction rate preferred securities, business development companies and real estate investment trusts, among others. Bulldog Investors LLC acts as an investment advisor for the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finanical Services
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SPE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.06
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Chart for Sunday, June, 26, 2016


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