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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 09/07/2018

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 8.08% 6.29% 5.61% 1.61%
Lipper Pct. Rank 69 90 84 74
NAV Return 7.64% 5.21% -- -0.48%
Lipper Pct. Rank 73 95 -- 84
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.864% -10.719% -11.130%

NAV $16.62 Market Price $15.12
Net Change -- Market Change --
Premium/Discount -9.02%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 3/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.61%
Distribution Yield (Market) 15.95%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.219
Ex-Div Date 3/19/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $1.180
Ex-Div Date 12/18/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.219
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 5/28/1993
Fund Advisor Bulldog Investors LLC
Manager & Tenure Das since 2009
Goldstein since 2009
Dakos since 2009
Phone --
Website no website
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 3/31/2019 $129.6
% Leveraged Assets as of -- 10.93%
Portfolio Turnover 66.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.476%
Expense Ratio 1.920%
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 9/30/2018)
Central Securities Corp 6.44%
Tropicana Entertainment Inc ORD 5.90%
China Fund Inc 5.34%
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 4.99%
State Street Institutional Treas MM Fd;Inst 4.99%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 4.49%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 3.90%
Pure Acquisition Corp ORD 3.72%
MVC Capital Inc PFD 3.56%
Hill International Inc ORD 3.43%
Top Sectors (as of 9/30/2018)
Financials 44.37%
Consumer Services 10.81%
Industrials 10.16%
Non Classified Equity 8.86%
Technology 7.89%
Consumer Goods 5.31%
Health Care 4.69%
Oil & Gas 2.25%
Basic Materials 1.62%
Telecommunications 0.95%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.



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