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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 11/21/2014

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 9.11% 11.30% 3.37% -2.38%
Lipper Pct. Rank 12 73 83 82
NAV Return 7.68% 11.71% -- -1.39%
Lipper Pct. Rank 27 64 -- 90
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.256% -9.002% -8.090%

NAV $18.45 Market Price $17.04
Net Change -- Market Change $0.04
Premium/Discount -7.64%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 5.66%
Distribution Yield (Market) 13.14%
Most Recent Income Dividend $1.100
Ex-Div Date 12/26/2013
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $1.110
Ex-Div Date 12/26/2013
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 5/28/1993
Fund Advisor Brooklyn Capital Management LLC
Manager & Tenure Das since 2009
Goldstein since 2009
Dakos since 2009
Phone --
Website no website
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 10/31/2014 $185.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2013 21.73%
Portfolio Turnover 58.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.357%
Expense Ratio 1.830%
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 6/30/2014)
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 5.70%
Nuveen Diversified Currency Opportunities Fund 5.20%
General American Investors Company Inc 4.61%
Tri-Continental Corp 4.40%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 4.09%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc 3.13%
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 2.98%
Fidelity Instl Tax-Exempt Portfolio;I 2.97%
MVC Capital Inc ORD 2.83%
Adams Express Co 2.62%
Top Sectors (as of 6/30/2014)
Financials 27.47%
Non Classified Equity 12.71%
Industrials 5.69%
Technology 5.51%
Health Care 4.75%
Consumer Services 3.97%
Consumer Goods 3.17%
Oil & Gas 2.97%
Basic Materials 1.23%
Utilities 0.59%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.

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