Special Opportunities Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SPE)

$15.10 +0.10 (+0.67 %)
(As of 02/18/2018 03:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.10
Today's Range$15.06 - $15.11
52-Week Range$14.14 - $16.20
Volume2,684 shs
Average Volume15,418 shs
Market Capitalization$127.58 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.33%
Beta0.79

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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

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

Where is Special Opportunities Fund's stock going? Where will Special Opportunities Fund's stock price be in 2018?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Special Opportunities Fund's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $11.25. On average, they anticipate Special Opportunities Fund's share price to reach $9.67 in the next year. 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)

Who owns Special Opportunities Fund stock?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (5.43%), Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. (0.66%) and Scotia Capital Inc. (0.19%). Company insiders that own Special Opportunities Fund stock include Charles C Walden, Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Special Opportunities Fund.

Who sold Special Opportunities Fund stock? Who is selling Special Opportunities Fund stock?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Special Opportunities Fund.

Who bought Special Opportunities Fund stock? Who is buying Special Opportunities Fund stock?

Special Opportunities Fund's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Special Opportunities Fund stock in the last two years include Charles C Walden, Gerald Hellerman and Phillip Goldstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Special Opportunities Fund.

How do I buy Special Opportunities Fund stock?

Shares of Special Opportunities Fund 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 Special Opportunities Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.10.

How big of a company is Special Opportunities Fund?

Special Opportunities Fund has a market capitalization of $127.58 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Special Opportunities Fund (SPE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  36 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Special Opportunities Fund 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

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyN/A
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.002.50N/A
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)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $9.67$9.67$9.38N/A
Price Target Upside: 37.23% downside37.23% downside40.40% downsideN/A

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 2/18/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)


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Estimates

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:12/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.32%
Dividend Growth:-15.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
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: 45.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE)

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE SPE) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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
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
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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
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
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seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 7:43 PM
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