NYSE:SPE - Special Opportunities Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$15.06 +0.02 (+0.13 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.06
Today's Range$14.97 - $15.07
52-Week Range$14.48 - $16.20
Volume6,610 shs
Average Volume12,704 shs
Market Capitalization$127.92 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.33%
Beta0.74

About Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:SPE
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

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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

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares8,510,000

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock symbol?

Special Opportunities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPE."

How often does Special Opportunities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund announced an annual dividend on Monday, December 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 18th. View Special Opportunities Fund's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SPE?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Special Opportunities Fund's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $11.25. On average, they anticipate Special Opportunities Fund's share price to reach $9.6667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Special Opportunities Fund.

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

Who are Special Opportunities Fund's key executives?

Special Opportunities Fund'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)

Has Special Opportunities Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SPE stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Special Opportunities Fund earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.85 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Special Opportunities Fund's major shareholders?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ancora Advisors LLC (3.56%) and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.21%). 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. 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 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Special Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of SPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.06.

How big of a company is Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund has a market capitalization of $127.92 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  43 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  54 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  97
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Special Opportunities Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Special Opportunities Fund in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $9.6667, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 35.81%. The high price target for SPE is $11.25 and the low price target for SPE is $8.00. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.002.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $9.6667$9.6667$9.6667$9.3750
Price Target Upside: 35.81% downside37.23% downside37.23% downside40.40% downside

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/15/2018AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$9.75LowView Rating Details
11/30/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$8.00LowView Rating Details
10/10/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$11.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Dividend Information

Special Opportunities Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.33%. SPE's most recent annual dividend payment was Friday, December 29.
Most Recent Dividend:12/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.33%
Dividend Growth:-15.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/11/2017annual$0.201.24%12/18/201712/19/201712/29/2017
12/12/2014special$0.291.14%12/18/201412/22/20141/16/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE SPE) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.38%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.55%
Insider Trading History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE SPE) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/24/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy3,000$15.00$45,000.0083,588View SEC Filing  
5/11/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy186$15.03$2,795.5880,588View SEC Filing  
4/13/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy3,000$14.89$44,670.0080,402View SEC Filing  
3/27/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,500$14.70$36,750.0077,402View SEC Filing  
3/23/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy3,630$14.58$52,925.4071,902View SEC Filing  
3/22/2018Gerald HellermanInsiderBuy1,000$14.82$14,820.0021,793View SEC Filing  
2/27/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,000$14.92$14,920.0071,272View SEC Filing  
2/5/2018Gerald HellermanInsiderBuy5,200$14.98$77,896.0020,793View SEC Filing  
2/2/2018Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,000$15.14$15,140.0070,272View SEC Filing  
1/4/2018Gerald HellermanInsiderBuy2,000$15.10$30,200.0013,899View SEC Filing  
8/3/2017Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,596$15.52$24,769.9269,272View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Gerald HellermanCFOBuy3,000$14.16$42,480.0011,899View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy1,661$13.50$22,423.5081,747View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Charles C WaldenDirectorBuy4,449$13.10$58,281.9025,000View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy4,000$13.06$52,240.0080,839View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy200$12.50$2,500.0080,739View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Gerald HellermanCFOBuy971$12.45$12,088.9511,220View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Andrew DakosPresidentBuy2,000$12.46$24,920.006,000View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy2,745$12.96$35,575.2080,884View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy8,000$14.44$115,520.0077,894View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Phillip GoldsteinChairmanBuy5,000$14.55$72,750.0069,894View 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

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE SPE) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Phillip Goldstein Acquires 3,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (SPE) StockPhillip Goldstein Acquires 3,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (SPE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 1:20 PM
Head-To-Head Analysis: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) and Gladstone Capital (GLAD)Head-To-Head Analysis: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) and Gladstone Capital (GLAD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 1:22 AM
Financial Comparison: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) vs. Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD)Financial Comparison: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) vs. Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:14 AM
Phillip Goldstein Buys 3,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (SPE) StockPhillip Goldstein Buys 3,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (SPE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 1:27 PM
Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) & Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Critical ReviewHercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) & Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:13 AM
Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given "Buy" Rating at ScotiabankSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given "Buy" Rating at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 4:29 PM
Horizon Technology Finance (HRZN) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Critical ReviewHorizon Technology Finance (HRZN) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 9:18 AM
Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Buys $36,750.00 in StockSpecial Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Buys $36,750.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 1:20 PM
Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Phillip Goldstein Acquires 3,630 SharesSpecial Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Phillip Goldstein Acquires 3,630 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 1:16 PM
Healthcare Special Opportunities Fund Announces NAV CorrectionHealthcare Special Opportunities Fund Announces NAV Correction
globenewswire.com - March 24 at 4:15 PM
IIFL Fund Investing in India IPO, Pre-IPO Opportunities; Collects USD 1.1 bn Since LaunchIIFL Fund Investing in India IPO, Pre-IPO Opportunities; Collects USD 1.1 bn Since Launch
www.streetinsider.com - March 24 at 9:59 AM
Healthcare Special Opportunities Fund Announces March 2018 Quarterly DistributionHealthcare Special Opportunities Fund Announces March 2018 Quarterly Distribution
globenewswire.com - March 24 at 9:59 AM
Gerald Hellerman Acquires 1,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) StockGerald Hellerman Acquires 1,000 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 8:13 PM
Insider Buying: Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Buys 1,000 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Buys 1,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 3:22 PM
Head-To-Head Contrast: StoneCastle Financial (BANX) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)Head-To-Head Contrast: StoneCastle Financial (BANX) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 8:30 AM
Analyzing Oaktree Strategic Income (OCSI) and Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)Analyzing Oaktree Strategic Income (OCSI) and Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 22 at 9:19 PM
U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in InvestmentU.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment
www.bloomberg.com - February 20 at 9:10 AM
Gerald Hellerman Buys 5,200 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) StockGerald Hellerman Buys 5,200 Shares of Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 7 at 11:32 PM
Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Phillip Goldstein Buys 1,000 SharesSpecial Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Chairman Phillip Goldstein Buys 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 6 at 7:00 PM
Head-To-Head Review: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) & TICC Capital (TICC)Head-To-Head Review: Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) & TICC Capital (TICC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 3:14 AM
BrandywineGLOBAL – Global Opportunities Bond Fund Team Nominated for Morningstar 2017 U.S. Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the YearBrandywineGLOBAL – Global Opportunities Bond Fund Team Nominated for Morningstar 2017 U.S. Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 4:01 PM
Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given Buy Rating at AltaCorp CapitalSpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Given Buy Rating at AltaCorp Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 16 at 1:32 PM
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Adjusted Conversion Ratio for Convertible Preferred StockSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Adjusted Conversion Ratio for Convertible Preferred Stock
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 11:10 AM
Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Insider Gerald Hellerman Purchases 2,000 SharesSpecial Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) Insider Gerald Hellerman Purchases 2,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 12:46 PM
Passport to Shut Global Hedge Fund After ‘Unacceptable’ ReturnsPassport to Shut Global Hedge Fund After ‘Unacceptable’ Returns
www.bloomberg.com - December 12 at 3:55 PM
Head-To-Head Survey: Solar Capital (SLRC) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)Head-To-Head Survey: Solar Capital (SLRC) versus Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 1:38 AM
Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) to Issue Annual Dividend of $0.20Special Opportunities Fund Inc. (SPE) to Issue Annual Dividend of $0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 6:12 PM
Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends on Common and Convertible Preferred StockSpecial Opportunities Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends on Common and Convertible Preferred Stock
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:27 AM
Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Earns "Buy" Rating from Canaccord GenuitySpecial Opportunities Fund (SPE) Earns "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 2:14 PM
Shelter Dogs Get Week-Long Vacation To Spend Thanksgiving In Real HomesShelter Dogs Get Week-Long 'Vacation' To Spend Thanksgiving In Real Homes
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
Cedar Fairs (FUN) CEO Matt Ouimet on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptCedar Fair's (FUN) CEO Matt Ouimet on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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
Jay D. Squiers Joins Ankura Consulting as Managing DirectorJay D. Squiers Joins Ankura Consulting as Managing Director
www.prnewswire.com - May 25 at 2:50 AM
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www.zacks.com - March 15 at 8:30 AM
Cedar Fairs (FUN) CEO Matt Ouimet on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptCedar Fair's (FUN) CEO Matt Ouimet on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 7:43 PM
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www.streetinsider.com - February 2 at 3:38 AM

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