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.

3.78%

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 6.81% $11.45 $0.78 2/20 2/28
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.90% $15.23 $0.29 12/21 1/5
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 0.77% $19.49 $0.15 12/21 1/10
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 6.74% $6.77 $0.46 1/12 1/31
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.24% $12.92 $0.94 1/12 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) 2.04% $27.57 $0.56 12/28 1/26
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 9.91% $9.35 $0.93 12/28 1/8
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.27% $24.16 $0.55 12/18 1/4
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.41% $17.70 $0.25 12/14 12/29
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 8.79% $12.42 $1.09 1/23 1/31
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $13.93 $0.00 12/28 1/8
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 10.32% $14.11 $1.46 1/19 1/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 2.35% $13.57 $0.32 12/28 1/8
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 9.97% $6.42 $0.64 12/28 1/8
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 9.05% $8.09 $0.73 2/1 2/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.65% $7.84 $0.60 1/19 1/31
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $34.93 $0.00 12/21 1/10
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 8.89% $13.00 $1.16 12/21 12/29
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $19.99 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 4.35% $12.68 $0.55 12/14 12/21
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.52% $43.09 $0.23 12/22 1/5
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.97% $28.57 $0.85 12/28 1/8
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.36% $12.40 $0.04 12/21 1/10
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 7.26% $19.09 $1.39 2/9 2/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 7.22% $12.32 $0.89 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 5.83% $25.37 $1.48 12/15 12/29
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.33% $19.51 $0.06 12/21 1/10
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.43% $11.12 $0.05 12/18 12/28
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.11% $16.71 $0.52 1/17 1/26
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 8.41% $13.48 $1.13 12/28 1/8
SNF Ibero-America Fund Inc. NA NA $0.00 12/29 1/7
SWZ Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.80% $13.30 $0.24 12/14 12/22
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 2.85% $24.21 $0.69 9/8 9/25
TF Thai Capital Fund, Inc. 0.00% $12.11 $0.00 6/26 7/12
TKF Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. (The) 1.26% $9.14 $0.12 12/8 12/15
TRF Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. 0.00% $10.57 $0.00 12/16 12/16
TTF Thai Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 3.84% $11.27 $0.43 12/21 1/10
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.98% $22.12 $0.66 12/28 1/9
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.58% $7.48 $0.12 12/6 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12