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.

3.19%

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 7.68% $10.16 $0.78 6/21 6/30
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.71% $12.90 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.76% $16.59 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.25% $6.29 $0.46 6/13 6/30
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.01% $13.35 $0.94 6/13 6/30
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) 1.49% $21.54 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $7.15 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.53% $18.50 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.30% $15.04 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 9.52% $11.47 $1.09 6/21 6/30
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $11.40 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 9.38% $12.65 $1.19 7/13 7/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.28% $12.14 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.61% $6.03 $0.64 6/16 6/27
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 9.77% $7.49 $0.73 7/3 7/17
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.78% $7.71 $0.60 6/20 6/30
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $34.04 $0.00 12/21 1/13
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 9.05% $13.69 $1.24 6/21 6/30
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $20.04 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.00% $11.55 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.69% $40.15 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.63% $22.84 $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 6.01% $16.33 $0.98 7/10 7/24
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.56% $11.05 $0.73 7/10 7/24
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.02% $24.59 $1.48 6/14 6/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.81% $16.33 $0.13 12/21 1/13
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.31 $0.00 12/28 1/29
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.03% $17.14 $0.52 7/14 7/27
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.05 $0.00 12/28 1/11
SNF Ibero-America Fund Inc. NA NA $0.00 12/29 1/7
SWZ Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.89% $12.69 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.43% $20.30 $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) 1.30% $9.53 $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. 2.85% $8.93 $0.25 12/21 1/13
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $19.69 $0.00 12/26 1/9
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.89% $7.15 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12