Special Opportunities Fund Company Profile (NYSE:SPE)

About Special Opportunities Fund

Special Opportunities Fund logoSpecial 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: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SPE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.7029
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.8572
  • 52-Week Range: $11.67 - $15.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -1,484.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.0000
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.68
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.01 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Annual Dividend:$0.35
Dividend Yield:2.36%
Dividend Growth:70.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-500.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
-3,500.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/12/2014special$0.291.14%12/18/201412/22/20141/16/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,661$13.50$22,423.50View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Charles C WaldenDirectorBuy4,449$13.10$58,281.90View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy4,000$13.06$52,240.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy200$12.50$2,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Gerald HellermanCFOBuy971$12.45$12,088.95View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Andrew DakosPresidentBuy2,000$12.46$24,920.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,745$12.96$35,575.20View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy8,000$14.44$115,520.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy5,000$14.55$72,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Andrew DakosPresidentBuy4,000$14.95$59,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy8,500$14.94$126,990.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Steven SamuelsInsiderSell3,375$14.85$50,118.75View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Charles C WaldenDirectorBuy2,000$15.19$30,380.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Marc LunderDirectorBuy3,100$15.24$47,244.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Marc LunderDirectorBuy3,700$15.28$56,536.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,699$15.19$40,997.81View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy13,301$15.20$202,175.20View SEC Filing  
12/26/2013Gerald HellermanCFOBuy1,000$16.97$16,970.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Gerald HellermanCFOBuy2,000$17.08$34,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Rajeev P DasVPBuy2,500$14.97$37,425.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2012Steven SamuelsInsiderBuy1,000$15.77$15,770.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,896$15.22$44,077.12View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
DateHeadline
marketwired.com logoProposed Change in Manager and Securityholder Meetings (NYSE:SPE)
www.marketwired.com - September 29 at 7:20 PM
News IconFunding needed to responsibly care for individuals with developmental disabilities (NYSE:SPE)
missoulian.com - September 26 at 7:26 PM
prnewswire.com logoNew Philanthropy Will Support Universal Education for Neediest Children and Youth Worldwide (NYSE:SPE)
www.prnewswire.com - September 22 at 7:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Tender Offer (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 6:57 PM
publicnow.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Tender Offer - September 21, 2016 (NYSE:SPE)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 6:57 PM
publicnow.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Dividend Declaration - September 12, 2016 (NYSE:SPE)
www.publicnow.com - September 20 at 11:33 AM
News IconVerismo Opera To Hold Supernumerary Auditions, 10/1 (NYSE:SPE)
www.broadwayworld.com - September 17 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Dividend Declaration (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Verizon, EOG Resources, Danaher and Spectra Energy (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 11:16 AM
publicnow.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Completion of Rights Offering - August 29, 2016 (NYSE:SPE)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 7:33 PM
News IconJoin CRY Walk 2016 to Take a Step Forward and Help Fulfill Children's Dreams (NYSE:SPE)
www.kait8.com - September 2 at 12:18 PM
reuters.com logoISS's Cernich, who made recommendations on proxy fights, leaves firm (NYSE:SPE)
www.reuters.com - September 1 at 7:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDenali Investors 2Q16 Investor Letter (NYSE:SPE)
seekingalpha.com - August 31 at 12:49 PM
nasdaq.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund Says Sale of Preferred at $25/Share Oversubscribed; 4.35 Mln Shares Demanded (NYSE:SPE)
www.nasdaq.com - August 30 at 10:46 AM
News IconSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Completion of Rights Offering (NYSE:SPE)
ih.advfn.com - August 29 at 12:03 PM
News IconATRS ‘deal flow’ pipeline, investments benefit Arkansas companies, job prospects (NYSE:SPE)
talkbusiness.net - August 24 at 7:12 PM
nasdaq.com logoContext Macro Opportunities Fund (CMOTX) Passes $100 Million In Assets Under Management (NYSE:SPE)
www.nasdaq.com - August 24 at 7:12 PM
publicnow.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Rights Offering Update - July 27, 2016 (NYSE:SPE)
www.publicnow.com - August 22 at 11:57 AM
livemint.com logoInvestors come up with alternative funding plans for crisis-hit realtors (NYSE:SPE)
www.livemint.com - August 21 at 6:38 PM
News IconNew Mexico business leaders urge lawmakers to keep job fund (NYSE:SPE)
www.seattlepi.com - August 6 at 10:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop 5 Stocks of Donald Yacktman's First Special Situation Fund (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND, INC. Financials (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 7:53 PM
News IconAstellas partners with MPM Capital to launch digital health investment company, DigiTx Partners (NYSE:SPE)
www.dotmed.com - July 29 at 7:42 PM
News IconLaw Enforcement Heroes Nominated for Law and Order Ball Officer of the Year (NYSE:SPE)
www.pr.com - July 28 at 7:49 PM
News IconAgrium throws weight behind Finistere Ventures’ agtech fund (NYSE:SPE)
www.pehub.com - July 28 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Rights Offering Update (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:21 AM
News IconiCan Bike Alpharetta teaches special needs children to ride a bicycle (NYSE:SPE)
www.mdjonline.com - July 25 at 7:42 PM
News IconCobell scholarship fund at nearly $40M (NYSE:SPE)
www.cherokeephoenix.org - July 25 at 11:57 AM
News IconSpecial Programs for Kids at Lewisboro Library (NYSE:SPE)
news.hamlethub.com - July 22 at 7:20 PM
forbes.com logoHedge Funds: Is Bad News Good News? (NYSE:SPE)
www.forbes.com - July 21 at 10:21 AM
News IconHarvest Partners Honors Mort Schwartz And David Caracci With Donation To University Of The Aftermarket Foundation (NYSE:SPE)
www.aftermarketnews.com - July 20 at 8:29 PM
News IconMajestic Theatre to Host Golf Tournament (NYSE:SPE)
www.londonderrynh.net - July 20 at 8:29 PM
News IconOpportunities Unlimited to hold annual golf tournament (NYSE:SPE)
www.lemarssentinel.com - July 19 at 8:30 AM
nasdaq.com logoThe Female Health Company Announces Record Date for Special Shareholders Meeting to Approve Matters (NYSE:SPE)
www.nasdaq.com - July 15 at 6:30 PM
News IconPublic can order engraved pavers to honor veterans at Connecticut State Veterans Memorial (NYSE:SPE)
www.westhartfordnews.com - July 15 at 12:46 PM
News IconRIT/NTID receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant (NYSE:SPE)
www.eurekalert.org - July 15 at 12:46 PM
News IconIndia Bull: Brookfield may invest $2 billion more in 2 years as plum assets come up for grabs (NYSE:SPE)
economictimes.indiatimes.com - July 15 at 12:46 PM
4-traders.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. : Commences Rights Offering (NYSE:SPE)
www.4-traders.com - July 15 at 12:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Commences Rights Offering (NYSE:SPE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 11:00 AM
News IconArbor closes $890 mln for two funds (NYSE:SPE)
www.pehub.com - July 13 at 10:24 AM
News IconDelta Dental of New Jersey Golf Classic Raises Nearly $50K (NYSE:SPE)
parsippanyfocus.com - July 12 at 7:45 PM
msn.com logoACAAX, BOPBX: 3 Expensive U.S. Large-Cap Mutual Funds (NYSE:SPE)
www.msn.com - July 8 at 10:23 AM
News IconBeckley ARH set to launch campaign fund renovation (NYSE:SPE)
www.register-herald.com - July 3 at 6:45 PM
News IconRotational Molding Market Review and Outlook 2016 - SPE Member Price (NYSE:SPE)
www.plasticsnews.com - July 2 at 10:07 AM
News IconAirbnb seeks funds valuing it at $30 billion, says source: Reuters (NYSE:SPE)
www.pehub.com - June 30 at 10:17 AM
News IconRiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. Declares Quarterly Special Distribution of $0.540 Per Share (NYSE:SPE)
www.wallstreet-online.de - June 30 at 10:17 AM
News IconGilmore | Henne Community Fund Tackles 8th Playground (NYSE:SPE)
www.bctv.org - June 17 at 10:10 AM
News IconDana Home Foundation distributes 200K in grants in Lexington (NYSE:SPE)
lexington.wickedlocal.com - June 14 at 7:10 PM
News IconGilde Healthcare collects $285 mln for fourth fund (NYSE:SPE)
www.pehub.com - June 14 at 7:10 PM
News Icon30 years after groundbreaking, Kentucky Toyota proves age is only a number (NYSE:SPE)
www.state-journal.com - June 12 at 10:09 AM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff