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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
-9.794% -10.358% -10.040%

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 11/30/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.61%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.33%
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 11/30/2017 $151.7
% 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 6/30/2017)
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 10.33%
Stewart Information Services Corp ORD 7.73%
New York REIT Inc ORD 7.25%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 6.20%
Tri-Continental Corp 5.28%
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 4.39%
Central Securities Corp 4.04%
Clough Global Equity Fund 3.91%
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.84%
Hill International Inc ORD 3.52%
Top Sectors (as of 6/30/2017)
Financials 47.39%
Non Classified Equity 14.07%
Industrials 10.22%
Technology 6.59%
Consumer Goods 6.40%
Health Care 6.05%
Consumer Services 5.01%
Oil & Gas 1.96%
Basic Materials 1.64%
Utilities 1.08%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.



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