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.

3.28%

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 7.97% $9.79 $0.78 5/19 5/31
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.83% $12.05 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.89% $15.39 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.74% $5.89 $0.46 4/11 4/28
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.36% $12.71 $0.94 4/11 4/28
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% $20.97 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $7.22 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.73% $17.12 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.39% $14.07 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 9.90% $11.03 $1.09 4/19 4/28
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $10.53 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 9.52% $12.46 $1.19 4/12 4/28
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.38% $11.30 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.26% $6.24 $0.64 3/16 3/27
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 10.04% $7.29 $0.73 5/1 5/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.79% $7.70 $0.60 4/19 4/28
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $32.57 $0.00 12/21 1/13
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 7.84% $13.30 $1.04 3/22 3/31
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $18.56 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.22% $10.75 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.73% $37.83 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.55% $23.54 $0.60 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.25% $10.67 $0.13 12/21 1/13
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.49% $15.14 $0.98 5/10 5/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.82% $10.63 $0.73 5/10 5/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.33% $23.38 $1.48 3/14 3/31
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.88% $15.04 $0.13 12/21 1/13
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.06 $0.00 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.13% $16.63 $0.52 4/18 4/28
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.83% $10.94 $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. 2.07% $11.59 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.55% $18.76 $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) 1.43% $8.70 $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. 2.93% $8.66 $0.25 12/21 1/13
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $18.29 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.94% $6.97 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12