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.

3.16%

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 7.58% $10.29 $0.78 6/21 6/30
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.78% $12.37 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.78% $16.38 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.20% $6.33 $0.46 5/11 5/31
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 7.02% $13.34 $0.94 5/11 5/31
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) 1.47% $21.93 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $7.14 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.58% $18.14 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.30% $15.10 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 9.49% $11.51 $1.09 5/22 5/31
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $10.87 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 9.33% $12.72 $1.19 7/13 7/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.29% $12.09 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.56% $6.06 $0.64 3/16 3/27
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 9.61% $7.62 $0.73 6/1 6/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.93% $7.57 $0.60 5/18 5/31
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $32.85 $0.00 12/21 1/13
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 7.51% $13.88 $1.04 3/22 3/31
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $19.66 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 3.05% $11.34 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.68% $40.82 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.54% $23.60 $0.60 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.26% $10.58 $0.13 12/21 1/13
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.10% $16.11 $0.98 6/8 6/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.61% $10.97 $0.73 6/8 6/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 6.04% $24.50 $1.48 3/14 3/31
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.81% $16.34 $0.13 12/21 1/13
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.14 $0.00 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.08% $16.90 $0.52 4/18 4/28
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.04 $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. 1.92% $12.52 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.50% $19.46 $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) 1.34% $9.29 $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. 2.89% $8.80 $0.25 12/21 1/13
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $19.41 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.89% $7.13 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12