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NYSE:SPESpecial Opportunities Fund Stock Price, Forecast & News

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(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.56
50-Day Range
MA: $10.12
52-Week Range
Now: $10.56
Volume14,170 shs
Average Volume32,930 shs
Market Capitalization$89.73 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield9.49%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.63 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$89.73 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Special Opportunities Fund's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $12.06 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SPE stock has decreased by 12.5% and is now trading at $10.5568. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Tuesday, April 7th. Investors of record on Friday, June 19th will be given a dividend of $0.094 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $1.13 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 18th. View Special Opportunities Fund's dividend history.

Has Special Opportunities Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SPE stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Special Opportunities Fund earned a coverage optimism score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutSpecial Opportunities Fund.

Who are some of Special Opportunities Fund's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Special Opportunities Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Special Opportunities Fund investors own include Hercules Capital (HTGC), Vermilion Energy (VET), Enbridge (ENB), AGNC Investment (AGNC), TCG BDC (CGBD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Finjan (FNJN), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), Global Net Lease (GNL) and Macerich (MAC).

Who are Special Opportunities Fund's key executives?

Special Opportunities Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Phillip Franklin Goldstein, Chairman and Sec. (Age 74)
  • Mr. Andrew Dakos, Pres and Interested Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gerald Hellerman, Chief Compliance Officer and Interested Director (Age 82)
  • Mr. Thomas Antonucci, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Rajeev Probir Das CFA, Treasurer and VP (Age 50)

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 Special Opportunities Fund's major shareholders?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (1.73%), Private Advisor Group LLC (0.64%), Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC (0.34%), Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV (0.15%) and Lindbrook Capital LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own Special Opportunities Fund stock include Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View institutional ownership trends for Special Opportunities Fund.

Which major investors are buying Special Opportunities Fund stock?

SPE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV, Private Advisor Group LLC, Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC, and Lindbrook Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Special Opportunities Fund stock in the last two years include Gerald Hellerman, and Phillip Goldstein. View insider buying and selling activity for Special Opportunities Fund.

How do I buy shares of Special Opportunities Fund?

Shares of SPE 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of SPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.56.

How big of a company is Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund has a market capitalization of $89.73 million.

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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