Best Closed-End Fund - Foreign Dividend Stocks

Closed-end funds are investment companies that raise money through an IPO, which they then use to invest in other companies. Closed-end funds that specialize in foreign companies focus on providing diversification through foreign entities. These funds have a fixed numbers of shares that are bought and sold in the market. As is the case with most closed-end funds, foreign closed-end funds typically offer much higher-than-average dividend yields.

3.58%

Closed-End Fund - Foreign Industry Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of company dividend yields in this group excluding inactive stocks
Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
AGD Alpine Global Dynamic Dividend Fund 8.14% $9.58 $0.78 3/22 3/31
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.04% $10.79 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.95% $14.98 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.94% $5.74 $0.46 1/11 1/31
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.58% $12.35 $0.94 1/11 1/31
BQY BlackRock S&P Quality Rankings Global Equity Managed Trust 0.00% $13.24 $0.00 11/12 11/28
CEE Central Europe and Russia Fund Inc (The) 1.53% $20.95 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $6.43 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.87% $16.28 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.45% $13.55 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 10.77% $10.84 $1.17 2/16 2/28
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $9.40 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 9.91% $11.98 $1.19 4/12 4/28
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.54% $10.12 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.16% $6.30 $0.64 12/28 1/11
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 10.11% $7.24 $0.73 3/1 3/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.92% $7.58 $0.60 2/16 2/28
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $28.95 $0.00 12/21 1/13
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 8.42% $12.38 $1.04 12/21 12/30
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.67% $17.58 $0.12 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.27% $10.59 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.79% $34.99 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.71% $22.15 $0.60 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.28% $10.40 $0.13 12/21 1/13
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.57% $14.94 $0.98 3/9 3/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.95% $10.43 $0.73 3/9 3/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.74% $21.97 $1.48 12/14 12/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.92% $14.28 $0.13 12/21 1/13
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 5.76% $9.73 $0.56 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.75% $15.08 $0.57 1/4 1/17
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.93% $9.76 $0.09 12/28 1/11
SNF Ibero-America Fund Inc. NA NA $0.00 12/29 1/7
SWZ Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.19% $10.98 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.61% $18.13 $0.29 12/13 12/30
TF Thai Capital Fund, Inc. 0.00% $12.11 $0.00 6/26 7/12
TKF Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. (The) 1.66% $7.47 $0.12 12/21 1/13
TRF Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. 0.00% $10.57 $0.00 12/16 12/16
TTF Thai Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.24% $7.85 $0.25 12/21 1/13
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $17.40 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.99% $6.78 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12