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Special Opportunities Fund, Inc  as of 04/30/2018

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 8.22% 6.46% 8.90% 1.21%
Lipper Pct. Rank 27 85 69 32
NAV Return 7.85% 5.81% 8.61% 0.36%
Lipper Pct. Rank 28 84 62 12
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.815% -10.331% -10.270%

NAV $16.76 Market Price $15.06
Net Change -$0.04 Market Change $0.03
Premium/Discount -10.14%
1 YR NAV Return 8.609%
1 YR NAV Rank 62
12-Mo Yield as of 5/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.61%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.82%
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 6/30/2018 $143.1
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 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 3/31/2018)
Stewart Information Services Corp ORD 6.68%
Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc 6.50%
Fidelity Instl Government Portfolio;I 5.88%
Invesco Treasury Portfolio;Institutional 5.88%
China Fund Inc 5.24%
Tri-Continental Corp 4.88%
Central Securities Corp 4.39%
New York REIT Inc ORD 4.26%
Hill International Inc ORD 4.22%
Tropicana Entertainment Inc ORD 3.57%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2018)
Financials 45.57%
Non Classified Equity 18.43%
Industrials 12.06%
Consumer Services 8.62%
Technology 7.01%
Consumer Goods 5.97%
Health Care 4.57%
Oil & Gas 1.64%
Basic Materials 1.61%
Telecommunications 1.18%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.



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