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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 08/22/2014

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 9.15% 12.63% 13.64% -2.66%
Lipper Pct. Rank 16 74 79 92
NAV Return 7.72% 12.52% -- -2.19%
Lipper Pct. Rank 53 77 -- 96
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.375% -8.897% -8.410%

NAV $18.30 Market Price $16.99
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount -7.16%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 5.66%
Distribution Yield (Market) 15.27%
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 7/31/2014 $183.1
% 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 3/31/2014)
Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Inc Fd 5.88%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 5.77%
Tri-Continental Corp 4.35%
General American Investors Company Inc 4.10%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 3.59%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc 3.25%
MVC Capital Inc ORD 2.72%
Zweig Total Return Fund Inc 2.64%
Adams Express Co 2.56%
Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc 2.55%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2014)
Financials 28.76%
Non Classified Equity 13.62%
Industrials 7.09%
Technology 5.50%
Health Care 5.15%
Consumer Services 5.13%
Consumer Goods 4.22%
Oil & Gas 3.67%
Basic Materials 1.49%
Utilities 0.75%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.

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