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.

2.96%

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 7.37% $10.58 $0.78 8/22 8/31
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.64% $13.45 $0.22 12/21 1/6
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 1.69% $17.21 $0.29 12/21 1/13
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 7.06% $6.46 $0.46 7/12 7/31
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 6.90% $13.56 $0.94 7/12 7/31
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) 1.42% $22.56 $0.32 12/28 1/27
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 0.00% $7.44 $0.00 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 2.42% $19.35 $0.47 12/19 1/5
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.23% $15.94 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 9.30% $11.74 $1.09 7/20 7/31
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $11.85 $0.00 12/28 1/11
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 8.89% $13.35 $1.19 7/13 7/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 0.56% $12.60 $0.07 7/20 7/31
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 10.19% $6.28 $0.64 6/16 6/27
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 9.57% $7.65 $0.73 8/1 8/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 7.71% $7.78 $0.60 7/19 7/31
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $34.69 $0.00 6/28 7/14
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 8.95% $13.85 $1.24 6/21 6/30
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 0.00% $19.99 $0.00 12/7 12/19
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 2.91% $11.88 $0.35 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.65% $42.62 $0.28 12/22 1/6
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 2.41% $24.89 $0.60 12/28 1/11
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.47% $11.22 $0.05 6/28 7/14
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 5.91% $16.61 $0.98 8/9 8/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.48% $11.20 $0.73 8/9 8/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 5.86% $25.25 $1.48 6/14 6/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.30% $16.99 $0.05 6/28 7/14
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $12.11 $0.00 12/28 1/29
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 2.88% $18.06 $0.52 7/14 7/27
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $11.26 $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% $12.69 $0.02 7/12 7/21
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.36% $21.44 $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) 1.25% $9.97 $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. 0.96% $8.89 $0.09 6/28 7/14
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $20.59 $0.00 12/26 1/9
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 1.82% $7.41 $0.13 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12