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Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPEpB.PFD) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %

: 2.99 (As of Today)
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Special Opportunities Fund's yield on cost for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 2.99.

The historical rank and industry rank for Special Opportunities Fund's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % or its related term are showing as below:

SPEpB.PFD' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99   Med: 8.85   Max: 16.56
Current: 2.99

During the past 5 years, Special Opportunities Fund's highest Yield on Cost was 16.56. The lowest was 2.99. And the median was 8.85.

SPEpB.PFD's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked better than
92.6% of 1270 companies
in the Asset Management industry
Industry Median: 6.03 vs SPEpB.PFD: 2.99

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPEpB.PFD) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Competitive Comparison

For the Asset Management subindustry, Special Opportunities Fund's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPEpB.PFD) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Distribution

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, Special Opportunities Fund's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Special Opportunities Fund's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % falls into.

Special Opportunities Fund 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Calculation

Dividend Yield % and dividend growth of a stock is an important factor for income investors. But if company A raises its dividend constantly faster than company B, company A's future dividend yield might be much higher than Company B's even if their yields are the same now and their stock prices do not change.

Yield on Cost assumes that you buy and the stock today, and hold it for 5 years. If the company raises it dividends at the same rate as it did over the past 5 years, the dividends investors receive annually in 5 years relative to the stock price today.

Therefore, Yield-on-Cost of Special Opportunities Fund is calculated as

Yield-on-Cost=Dividend Yield %*(1+Dividend Growth Rate)^5

Special Opportunities Fund  (NYSE:SPEpB.PFD) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Explanation

Of course the risk here is that the company may not raise its dividends as it did before. The key is to select the companies that can consistently raise its dividends. Usually companies with long history of raising dividends tend to do so.

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Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPEpB.PFD) Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
615 East Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 53202
Special Opportunities Fund Inc is the United States based closed-end diversified management investment company. Its investment objective is to have the total return. The company's investment portfolio consists of investment companies, common stocks, money market funds, commodity partnerships, preferred stocks, convertible bonds, liquidating trusts, promissory notes, senior unsecured notes, warrants, rights, corporate notes and corporate bonds. In addition, it also makes investments in construction materials, consumer finance, healthcare equipment and supplies, independent power and renewable electricity producers, insurance, personal products, professional services and real estate investment trusts.
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