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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 07/24/2015

NYSE / SPE Asset Class:  Core Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  N/A*

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 8.18% 12.07% -2.61% -2.02%
Lipper Pct. Rank 13 58 58 55
NAV Return 7.46% 11.64% -- 1.36%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 64 -- 45
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.099% -9.467% -10.570%

NAV $17.17 Market Price $15.06
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount -12.29%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 1.27%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.67%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.190
Ex-Div Date 12/18/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $1.290
Ex-Div Date 12/18/2014
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 5/28/1993
Fund Advisor Bulldog Investors LLC
Manager & Tenure Das since 2009
Goldstein since 2009
Dakos since 2009
Phone --
Website no website
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2015 $181.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2014 --
Portfolio Turnover 59.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.995%
Expense Ratio 1.400%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide total return. The Fund's investment strategy relies primarily on investing in other closed-end investment vehicles.
Top Holdings (as of 9/30/2014)
General American Investors Company Inc 7.88%
Nuveen Diversified Currency Opportunities Fund 5.77%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 5.59%
Diversified Real Asset Income Fund 4.76%
Stewart Information Services Corp ORD 4.59%
Tri-Continental Corp 4.43%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 3.84%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc 3.58%
Adams Diversified Equity Fund 2.69%
Boulder Total Return Fund Inc 2.66%
Top Sectors (as of 9/30/2014)
Financials 26.82%
Non Classified Equity 18.44%
Technology 6.15%
Consumer Services 4.34%
Industrials 4.32%
Health Care 4.31%
Consumer Goods 3.29%
Oil & Gas 3.05%
Basic Materials 1.14%
Telecommunications 0.67%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.

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