SPECIAL OPP FD 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, liquidating trusts, corporate bonds, promissory notes, senior unsecured notes, warrants and rights. The Company also invests in various sectors, such as construction materials; consumer finance; healthcare equipment and supplies; independent power and renewable electricity producers; insurance; personal products; professional services; real estate investment trusts, and special purpose acquisition vehicles. The Fund also invests in closed-end funds, auction rate preferred securities and business development companies, among others. Bulldog Investors, LLC acts as an investment advisor for the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SPE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.03
  • 52 Week Range: $13.46 - $15.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 3.6%
  • Average Volume: 18,078 shs.
  • Beta: 0.77

Frequently Asked Questions for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)

What is SPECIAL OPP FD's stock symbol?

SPECIAL OPP FD trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPE."

Who are some of SPECIAL OPP FD's key competitors?

Who are SPECIAL OPP FD's key executives?

SPECIAL OPP FD's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Phillip F. Goldstein, Chairman of the Board, Secretary
  • Andrew Dakos, President, Director
  • Gerald Hellerman, Chief Compliance Officer, Director
  • Ben H. Harris, Independent Director
  • Marc Lunder, Independent Director
  • Charles C. Walden, Independent Director

Who owns SPECIAL OPP FD stock?

SPECIAL OPP FD's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC (0.00%), Nwam LLC (0.00%) and First Manhattan Co. (0.00%). Company insiders that own SPECIAL OPP FD stock include Andrew Dakos, Charles C Walden, Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SPECIAL OPP FD.

Who bought SPECIAL OPP FD stock? Who is buying SPECIAL OPP FD stock?

SPECIAL OPP FD's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought SPECIAL OPP FD stock in the last two years include Andrew Dakos, Charles C Walden, Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPECIAL OPP FD.

How do I buy SPECIAL OPP FD stock?

Shares of SPECIAL OPP FD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SPECIAL OPP FD's stock price today?

One share of SPECIAL OPP FD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.53.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE SPE)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  17 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  23 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  40
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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 OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
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Earnings History for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
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Earnings Estimates for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)

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Current Dividend Information for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
Most Recent Dividend:1/16/2015
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:3.61%
Dividend Growth:-5.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)

Dividend History by Quarter for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE SPE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 39.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/3/2017Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,596$15.52$24,769.92View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Gerald HellermanCFOBuy3,000$14.16$42,480.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
Latest Headlines for SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE)
americanbankingnews.com logoSPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE) Chairman Purchases $24,769.92 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 4:30 PM
prnewswire.com logoJay D. Squiers Joins Ankura Consulting as Managing Director
www.prnewswire.com - May 25 at 2:50 AM
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www.foxnews.com - May 16 at 7:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:07 PM
bizjournals.com logoMarcato Identifies Major Mistake In Buffalo Wild Wings Definitive Proxy Statement
www.bizjournals.com - April 25 at 9:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 12:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.13
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:25 PM
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www.zacks.com - March 15 at 8:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Dividend Declaration
finance.yahoo.com - March 11 at 12:59 AM
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seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 7:43 PM
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www.streetinsider.com - February 2 at 3:38 AM



SPECIAL OPP FD (SPE) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

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