Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

Headlines about Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Special Opportunities Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.1103484520742 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several equities analysts recently commented on SPE shares. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and set a $11.25 target price on shares of Special Opportunities Fund in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Special Opportunities Fund in a research report on Thursday, October 12th.

Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) opened at $15.29 on Wednesday. Special Opportunities Fund has a 52-week low of $13.79 and a 52-week high of $16.20.

The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 19th were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 18th.

In other Special Opportunities Fund news, insider Gerald Hellerman bought 2,000 shares of Special Opportunities Fund stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $15.10 per share, for a total transaction of $30,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 13,899 shares in the company, valued at $209,874.90. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 22.38% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Special Opportunities Fund

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve total return. The Fund’s investment portfolio consists of investment companies, common stocks, commodity partnerships, preferred stocks, money market funds, corporate notes, liquidating trusts, corporate bonds, promissory notes, senior unsecured notes, warrants and rights.

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