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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 09/15/2017

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 7.73% 8.41% 11.92% 13.11%
Lipper Pct. Rank 12 74 95 58
NAV Return 7.13% 7.39% -- 10.99%
Lipper Pct. Rank 17 79 -- 58
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.838% -10.447% -10.190%

NAV $17.27 Market Price $15.44
Net Change -- Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount -10.60%
1 YR NAV Return --
1 YR NAV Rank --
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.61%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.22%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.560
Ex-Div Date 12/19/2016
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.250
Ex-Div Date 12/19/2016
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 8/31/2017 $146.4
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 10.93%
Portfolio Turnover 49.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.205%
Expense Ratio 1.750%
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 12/31/2016)
Stewart Information Services Corp ORD 10.46%
Nuveen Long/Short Commodity Total Return Fund 6.92%
New York REIT Inc ORD 6.82%
Tri-Continental Corp 5.22%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 4.98%
Neuberger Berman Real Estate Secs Inc Fund Inc 4.94%
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 4.18%
Central Securities Corp 3.85%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 3.60%
Clough Global Equity Fund 3.57%
Top Sectors (as of 12/31/2016)
Non Classified Equity 55.06%
Financials 42.02%
Industrials 9.95%
Consumer Goods 4.66%
Health Care 4.53%
Technology 4.53%
Consumer Services 4.12%
Oil & Gas 2.79%
Basic Materials 1.87%
Utilities 1.56%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.


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