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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 01/30/2015

NYSE / SPE Asset Class:  Core Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  5.28%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 8.18% 11.43% 2.54% -2.99%
Lipper Pct. Rank 12 67 64 55
NAV Return 7.27% 11.24% -- -1.53%
Lipper Pct. Rank 19 74 -- 20
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.190% -9.187% -10.360%

NAV $16.68 Market Price $14.91
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.16
Premium/Discount -10.61%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 5.66%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.63%
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 $0.190
YTD Capital Gains $1.290
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 12/31/2014 $172.2
% 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 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 Express Co 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%

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