SPE - Special Opp Fd Stock Price, News & Analysis

$15.84 0.02 (0.13 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.82
Today's Range$15.70 - $15.96
52-Week Range$13.46 - $16.00
Volume5,200 shs
Average Volume15,893 shs
Market Capitalization$134.73 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.54%
Beta0.79

About Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

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

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:SPE
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Dividend

Annual Dividend$0.56
Dividend Yield3.5%

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares8,510,000

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."

Where is Special Opp Fd's stock going? Where will Special Opp Fd's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Special Opp Fd's shares. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $11.25. On average, they anticipate Special Opp Fd's share price to reach $9.38 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Special Opp Fd.

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 (Age 72)
  • Andrew Dakos, President, Director (Age 50)
  • Gerald Hellerman, Chief Compliance Officer, Director (Age 79)
  • Ben H. Harris, Independent Director (Age 48)
  • Marc Lunder, Independent Director (Age 53)
  • Charles C. Walden, Independent Director (Age 72)

Who owns Special Opp Fd stock?

Special Opp Fd's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc.. 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 with access to the U.S. stock market 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 $15.84.

How big of a company is Special Opp Fd?

Special Opp Fd has a market capitalization of $134.73 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Special Opp Fd (SPE)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  23 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  55
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Special Opp Fd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuySellSell
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.500.000.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings
1 Hold Ratings
1 Buy Ratings
0 Strong Buy Ratings
0 Sell Ratings
1 Hold Ratings
1 Buy Ratings
0 Strong Buy Ratings
0 Sell Ratings
0 Hold Ratings
0 Buy Ratings
0 Strong Buy Ratings
0 Sell Ratings
0 Hold Ratings
0 Buy Ratings
0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Price Target: $9.38$9.13$0.00$0.00
Price Target Upside: 40.40% downside42.46% downside0.00% downside0.00% downside

Consensus Price Target History for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

Price Target History for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

Analysts' Ratings History for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/10/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$7.50N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$11.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Special Opp Fd (NYSE:SPE)

Most Recent Dividend:1/16/2015
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:3.54%
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
12/12/2014special$0.291.14%12/18/201412/22/20141/16/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Special Opp Fd (NYSE SPE)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.38%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 45.82%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Special Opp Fd (NYSE SPE)

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DateHeadline
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www.huffingtonpost.com - November 23 at 6:22 PM
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Annual Stockholders MeetingSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Annual Stockholders Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 10:35 AM
Canaccord Genuity Reiterates Hold Rating for Special Opp Fd (SPE)Canaccord Genuity Reiterates Hold Rating for Special Opp Fd (SPE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 12:58 AM
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seekingalpha.com - November 4 at 4:51 PM
Special Opp Fds (SPE) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord GenuitySpecial Opp Fd's (SPE) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 2:34 PM
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Dividend DeclarationSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Dividend Declaration
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 11:47 AM
SPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE) Chairman Purchases $24,769.92 in StockSPECIAL OPP FD (NYSE:SPE) Chairman Purchases $24,769.92 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 4:30 PM
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