Special Opportunities Fund Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.78 %)
(As of 07/28/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
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52-Week Range
Volume40,955 shs
Average Volume57,770 shs
Market Capitalization$131.26 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.44%
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About Special Opportunities Fund

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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Overall MarketRank

1.83 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

706th out of 2,043 stocks

Investment Offices, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

7th out of 174 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,200 shares, an increase of 84.8% from the June 30th total of 6,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 64,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.2 days.
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How has Special Opportunities Fund's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $12.06 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SPE stock has increased by 28.0% and is now trading at $15.44.
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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 Friday, July 9th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 21st will be given a dividend of $0.1075 per share on Thursday, September 30th. This represents a $1.29 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.35%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 20th.
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Is Special Opportunities Fund a good dividend stock?

Special Opportunities Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.44%. SPE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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Who are Special Opportunities Fund's key executives?

Special Opportunities Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Phillip Franklin Goldstein, Chairman & Sec. (Age 76)
  • Mr. Andrew Dakos, Pres & Interested Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Thomas Antonucci, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Stephanie Lynne Darling, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Rajeev Probir Das CFA, Treasurer and VP (Age 52)

What is Andy Michuda's approval rating as Special Opportunities Fund's CEO?

18 employees have rated Special Opportunities Fund CEO Andy Michuda on Glassdoor.com. Andy Michuda has an approval rating of 80% among Special Opportunities Fund's employees.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Special Opportunities Fund own?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Usca Ria LLC (0.17%) and Lindbrook Capital LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Special Opportunities Fund stock include Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein.
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Which institutional investors are buying Special Opportunities Fund stock?

SPE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Usca Ria 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.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of SPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.44.

How much money does Special Opportunities Fund make?

Special Opportunities Fund has a market capitalization of $131.26 million.

What is Special Opportunities Fund's official website?

The official website for Special Opportunities Fund is www.specialopportunitiesfundinc.com.

How can I contact Special Opportunities Fund?

The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 201-556-0092.

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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