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RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc.  as of 06/11/2021

NYSE / RIV Asset Class:  Income & Pref Stock Fds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  27.33%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 12.46% 48.11% 17.99%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 27 23 29
NAV Return -- 9.79% 34.94% 12.65%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 30 23 28
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -1.375% 1.190%

NAV $17.35 Market Price $18.07
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.04
Premium/Discount 4.15%
1 YR NAV Return 34.935%
1 YR NAV Rank 23
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 2.59%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.69%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.170
Ex-Div Date 5/13/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.165
Ex-Div Date 7/16/2019
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.680
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 12/23/2015
Fund Advisor ALPS Advisors Inc
Manager & Tenure Galley since 2015
O'Neill since 2015
Phone 855-830-1222
Website --
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2021 $199.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 7/31/2020 3.49%
Portfolio Turnover 133.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.207%
Expense Ratio 2.060%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks total return consisting of capital appreciation and current income. Under normal market conditions, it will invest 65% of its Managed Assets in closed-end funds and 80% of its Managed Assets in Underlying Funds. It intends to maintain long positions in Underlying Funds, but may establish hedging positions.
Top Holdings (as of 10/31/2020)
Voya Prime Rate Trust 7.96%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 5.04%
PGIM Global High Yield Fund 3.68%
Pershing Square Holdings Ltd ORD 3.41%
Western Asset Global High Income Fund 3.22%
Source Capital Inc 2.83%
DTF Tax-Free Income Inc 2.55%
Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Plus Fund 2.41%
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp ORD 2.38%
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund 2.33%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2020)
Financials 18.56%
Non Classified Equity 11.18%
Technology 2.31%
Oil & Gas 1.51%
Industrials 1.33%
Basic Materials 1.29%
Health Care 1.20%
Consumer Services 0.93%
Consumer Goods 0.75%
Utilities 0.61%

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