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.

4.04%

Closed-End Fund - Foreign Industry Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of dividend yields in this group
Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
AGD Alpine Global Dynamic Dividend Fund 8.98% $8.69 $0.78 10/20 10/31
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 4.86% $10.50 $0.51 12/18 1/8
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.92% $15.01 $0.29 12/16 1/15
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.72% $5.91 $0.46 9/13 9/30
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.66% $12.22 $0.94 9/13 9/30
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) 2.56% $19.01 $0.49 12/29 1/28
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 8.95% $6.26 $0.56 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.30% $16.37 $0.21 12/23 1/6
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 2.48% $12.61 $0.31 12/14 12/31
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 10.63% $10.98 $1.17 9/21 9/30
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $9.05 $0.00 9/19 9/28
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 10.47% $11.34 $1.19 10/17 10/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.55% $10.01 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.96% $5.84 $0.64 9/19 9/28
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 12.61% $7.23 $0.91 10/3 10/17
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.13% $8.42 $0.60 9/21 9/30
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $28.38 $0.00 6/28 7/15
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 10.03% $12.27 $1.23 9/9 9/22
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.67% $17.57 $0.12 12/23 1/8
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 1.59% $10.48 $0.17 12/17 12/28
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.00% $35.85 $0.00 12/23 1/15
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.96% $21.23 $0.63 12/29 1/12
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.06% $10.02 $0.01 6/28 7/15
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.83% $13.97 $0.95 10/11 10/24
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.83% $10.08 $0.69 10/11 10/24
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.83% $21.68 $1.48 9/19 9/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.38% $14.52 $0.06 6/28 7/15
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 5.40% $10.37 $0.56 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 7.08% $15.99 $1.13 10/14 10/27
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $9.33 $0.00 12/29 1/12
SNF Ibero-America Fund Inc. NA NA $0.00 12/29 1/7
SWZ Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.87% $10.65 $0.41 7/6 8/12
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $17.58 $0.00 9/8 9/26
TF Thai Capital Fund, Inc. 0.00% $12.11 $0.00 6/26 7/12
TKF Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. (The) 1.86% $8.03 $0.15 12/16 1/15
TRF Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. 4.19% $10.57 $0.44 12/16 12/16
TTF Thai Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.03% $8.11 $0.25 12/16 1/15
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $17.28 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 0.00% $6.22 $0.00 12/29 1/6
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12