Special Opportunities Fund Company Profile (NYSE:SPE)

About Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

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, 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
Average Prices:
  • 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?

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.

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 History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


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
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:3.76%
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 Payments by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
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Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Chart for Wednesday, May, 24, 2017

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