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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 04/11/2014

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 8.18% 14.81% 11.29% -8.62%
Lipper Pct. Rank 23 87 59 96
NAV Return 7.36% 13.05% -- -7.11%
Lipper Pct. Rank 36 87 -- 96
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.458% -9.408% -9.020%

NAV $17.38 Market Price $15.95
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.11
Premium/Discount -8.23%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 3/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 2.41%
Distribution Yield (Market) 18.25%
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 3/31/2014 $178.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2012 12.31%
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 12/31/2013)
Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Inc Fd 10.34%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 7.92%
Tri-Continental Corp 5.86%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 5.29%
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 4.95%
General American Investors Company Inc 4.93%
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc 4.33%
Zweig Total Return Fund Inc 3.94%
Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc 3.85%
MVC Capital Inc ORD 3.67%
Top Sectors (as of 12/31/2013)
Financials 31.11%
Non Classified Equity 15.03%
Industrials 8.91%
Consumer Services 7.73%
Technology 7.71%
Health Care 7.25%
Oil & Gas 6.76%
Consumer Goods 6.27%
Basic Materials 2.11%
Utilities 1.88%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.

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