NYSE:SPE - Special Opportunities Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.31 -0.10 (-0.75 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.3077
Today's Range$13.3077 - $13.4098
52-Week Range$11.22 - $15.40
Volume15,897 shs
Average Volume23,189 shs
Market Capitalization$113.12 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.01%
Beta0.74
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. is a close-ended balanced fund of funds launched and managed by Bulldog Investors, LLC. It invests in close-ended funds investing in public equity and fixed income markets. The fund employs a combination of value, opportunistic and special situations strategies to make its investments. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 500 Index. The fund was previously known as Insured Municipal Income Fund, Inc. Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. was formed on February 18, 1993 and is domiciled in the United States.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
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WebN/A
PhoneN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$113.12 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock symbol?

Special Opportunities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPE."

How often does Special Opportunities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund declared an annual dividend on Monday, December 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 18th. This is a boost from Special Opportunities Fund's previous annual dividend of $0.20. View Special Opportunities Fund's Dividend History.

Has Special Opportunities Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SPE stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Special Opportunities Fund earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Special Opportunities Fund's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Special Opportunities Fund own?

Who are Special Opportunities Fund's key executives?

Special Opportunities Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Phillip Franklin Goldstein, Chairman and Sec. (Age 74)
  • Mr. Andrew Dakos, Pres and Interested Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gerald Hellerman, Chief Compliance Officer and Interested Director (Age 82)
  • Mr. Thomas Antonucci, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Rajeev Probir Das CFA, Treasurer and VP (Age 50)

Who are Special Opportunities Fund's major shareholders?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ancora Advisors LLC (1.18%), Scotia Capital Inc. (0.31%) and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC (0.16%). Company insiders that own Special Opportunities Fund stock include Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Special Opportunities Fund.

Which major investors are selling Special Opportunities Fund stock?

SPE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Special Opportunities Fund.

Which major investors are buying Special Opportunities Fund stock?

SPE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC and Scotia Capital Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Special Opportunities Fund stock in the last two years include Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Special Opportunities Fund.

How do I buy shares of Special Opportunities Fund?

Shares of SPE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of SPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.3077.

How big of a company is Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund has a market capitalization of $113.12 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE SPE)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  215
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Special Opportunities Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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