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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 11/30/2017

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 8.38% 9.12% 20.13% 17.00%
Lipper Pct. Rank 6 84 73 78
NAV Return 7.48% 8.03% 17.72% 14.72%
Lipper Pct. Rank 18 83 65 77
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.772% -10.343% -10.190%

NAV $17.85 Market Price $15.97
Net Change -- Market Change $0.06
Premium/Discount -10.53%
1 YR NAV Return 17.717%
1 YR NAV Rank 65
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.61%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.91%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.200
Ex-Div Date 12/15/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $1.130
Ex-Div Date 12/15/2017
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
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 3/31/2018 $142.1
% Leveraged Assets as of -- 10.93%
Portfolio Turnover 59.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.469%
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 9/30/2017)
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 11.87%
New York REIT Inc ORD 7.12%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 6.09%
Stewart Information Services Corp ORD 5.98%
Tri-Continental Corp 4.55%
Central Securities Corp 4.09%
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 4.00%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 3.54%
Brookfield DTLA Fund Office Trust Investor Inc PFD 3.35%
Hill International Inc ORD 3.35%
Top Sectors (as of 9/30/2017)
Financials 37.98%
Non Classified Equity 17.80%
Industrials 10.52%
Technology 6.72%
Consumer Services 6.44%
Consumer Goods 6.08%
Health Care 5.57%
Oil & Gas 1.66%
Basic Materials 1.51%
Telecommunications 1.26%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.



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