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.

3.55%

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 8.58% $9.09 $0.78 2/16 2/28
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.16% $10.19 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 2.07% $14.05 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 8.11% $5.62 $0.46 1/11 1/31
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.87% $11.90 $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) 1.55% $20.70 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $6.30 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.01% $15.55 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.56% $12.54 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 11.32% $10.31 $1.17 1/20 1/31
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $8.98 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 0.00% $11.39 $0.00 10/17 10/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.63% $9.52 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 11.15% $5.74 $0.64 12/28 1/11
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 10.46% $7.00 $0.73 2/1 2/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 8.11% $7.40 $0.60 1/19 1/31
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $27.00 $0.00 12/21 1/13
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 8.34% $12.51 $1.04 12/21 12/30
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.71% $16.63 $0.12 12/23 1/8
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.43% $10.08 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.83% $33.48 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.85% $21.02 $0.60 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.34% $9.95 $0.13 12/21 1/13
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.95% $14.12 $0.98 2/9 2/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 7.23% $10.04 $0.73 2/9 2/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 7.04% $21.02 $1.48 12/14 12/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.96% $13.75 $0.13 12/21 1/13
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 6.27% $8.93 $0.56 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 4.12% $13.75 $0.57 1/4 1/17
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.97% $9.29 $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. 2.27% $10.55 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.71% $16.98 $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) 1.84% $6.77 $0.12 12/21 1/13
TRF Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. 4.19% $10.57 $0.44 12/16 12/16
TTF Thai Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.30% $7.69 $0.25 12/21 1/13
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $16.54 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 0.00% $6.53 $0.00 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12