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.

2.97%

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 7.51% $10.38 $0.78 11/21 11/30
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.52% $14.47 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 0.00% $17.89 $0.00 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.04% $6.48 $0.46 11/14 11/30
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.07% $13.24 $0.94 11/14 11/30
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) 1.33% $24.19 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $8.61 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.16% $21.65 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.15% $17.11 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 9.22% $11.85 $1.09 11/21 11/30
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $12.55 $0.00 9/21 9/29
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 10.82% $13.24 $1.43 11/17 11/30
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 0.56% $12.47 $0.07 7/20 7/31
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.26% $6.24 $0.64 9/21 9/29
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 9.45% $7.75 $0.73 12/1 12/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.72% $7.77 $0.60 11/20 11/30
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $35.40 $0.00 6/28 7/14
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 9.80% $12.65 $1.24 9/21 9/29
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $19.99 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 2.70% $12.84 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.63% $44.00 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 0.00% $26.37 $0.00 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.46% $11.37 $0.05 6/28 7/14
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 5.81% $16.90 $0.98 11/10 11/22
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.56% $11.06 $0.73 11/10 11/22
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.06% $24.42 $1.48 9/19 9/29
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.29% $17.47 $0.05 6/28 7/14
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $10.48 $0.00 12/28 1/29
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.31% $15.72 $0.52 10/16 10/26
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $12.40 $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. 0.16% $12.45 $0.02 7/12 7/21
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 3.20% $21.52 $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) 1.36% $9.11 $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. 0.78% $10.97 $0.09 6/28 7/14
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $21.23 $0.00 12/26 1/9
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.98% $6.83 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12