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, 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 Fund - Equity
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: NYSE:SPE
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: N/A
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.79
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.32
- 52 Week Range: $13.30 - $15.13
- Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
- Foreward P/E Ratio: -1,490.00
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- Average Volume: 15,295 shs.
- Beta: 0.74
Frequently Asked Questions for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock symbol?
Special Opportunities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPE."
Who are some of Special Opportunities Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Special Opportunities Fund include HDFC Bank Limited (HDB), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bank of America Corp (BAC), HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC), Citigroup (C), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN), China Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC), BNP Paribas SA (BNPQY), Goldman Sachs Group (GS), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Allianz SE (AZSEY) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU).
How do I buy Special Opportunities Fund stock?
Shares of Special Opportunities Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Special Opportunities Fund stock cost?
One share of Special Opportunities Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.90.
Consensus Ratings for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
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Analysts' Ratings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Earnings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Earnings Estimates for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.01 EPS
Current Dividend Information for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
|Most Recent Dividend:||1/16/2015|
|Dividend Growth:||-5.20% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||-800.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)|
-5,600.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 41.40%Insider Trades by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|11/1/2016||Gerald Hellerman||CFO||Buy||3,000||$14.16||$42,480.00|| |
|6/3/2016||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||1,661||$13.50||$22,423.50|| |
|4/1/2016||Charles C Walden||Director||Buy||4,449||$13.10||$58,281.90|| |
|4/1/2016||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||4,000||$13.06||$52,240.00|| |
|3/3/2016||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||200||$12.50||$2,500.00|| |
|3/1/2016||Gerald Hellerman||CFO||Buy||971||$12.45||$12,088.95|| |
|2/3/2016||Andrew Dakos||President||Buy||2,000||$12.46||$24,920.00|| |
|1/6/2016||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||2,745||$12.96||$35,575.20|| |
|12/2/2015||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||8,000||$14.44||$115,520.00|| |
|11/3/2015||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||5,000||$14.55||$72,750.00|| |
|2/2/2015||Andrew Dakos||President||Buy||4,000||$14.95||$59,800.00|| |
|1/30/2015||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||8,500||$14.94||$126,990.00|| |
|1/30/2015||Steven Samuels||Insider||Sell||3,375||$14.85||$50,118.75|| |
|1/20/2015||Charles C Walden||Director||Buy||2,000||$15.19||$30,380.00|| |
|1/14/2015||Marc Lunder||Director||Buy||3,100||$15.24||$47,244.00|| |
|1/7/2015||Marc Lunder||Director||Buy||3,700||$15.28||$56,536.00|| |
|12/24/2014||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||2,699||$15.19||$40,997.81|| |
|12/23/2014||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||13,301||$15.20||$202,175.20|| |
|12/26/2013||Gerald Hellerman||CFO||Buy||1,000||$16.97||$16,970.00|| |
|5/1/2013||Gerald Hellerman||CFO||Buy||2,000||$17.08||$34,160.00|| |
|12/26/2012||Rajeev P Das||VP||Buy||2,500||$14.97||$37,425.00|| |
|9/17/2012||Steven Samuels||Insider||Buy||1,000||$15.77||$15,770.00|| |
|8/31/2012||Phillip Goldstein||Chairman||Buy||2,896||$15.22||$44,077.12|| |
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