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Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.11 (-0.84%)
(As of 05/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
13,925 shs
Average Volume
21,562 shs
Market Capitalization
$145.06 million
P/E Ratio
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About Special Opportunities Fund Stock (NYSE:SPE)

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

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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$27.53 million


Free Float
Market Cap
$145.09 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Phillip Franklin Goldstein (Age 79)
    Chairman & Secretary
  • Mr. Andrew Dakos (Age 58)
    President & Interested Director
  • Mr. Thomas Antonucci (Age 55)
    CFO & Treasurer
  • Ms. Stephanie Lynne Darling (Age 54)
    Chief Compliance Officer

SPE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have SPE shares performed in 2024?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $11.86 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SPE stock has increased by 9.4% and is now trading at $12.9754.
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Are investors shorting Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 19,900 shares, an increase of 231.7% from the April 15th total of 6,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 26,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days.
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How often does Special Opportunities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund announced a monthly dividend on Friday, April 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.0954 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 18th.
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Is Special Opportunities Fund a good dividend stock?

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.28%. SPE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What is Andy Michuda's approval rating as Special Opportunities Fund's CEO?

18 employees have rated Special Opportunities Fund Chief Executive Officer Andy Michuda on Andy Michuda has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Special Opportunities Fund own?
Who are Special Opportunities Fund's major shareholders?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Epiq Partners LLC (1.07%), NBC Securities Inc. (0.14%) and Patron Partners LLC (0.12%). Insiders that own company stock include Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein.
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How do I buy shares of Special Opportunities Fund?

Shares of SPE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:SPE) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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