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.

4.08%

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 8.78% $8.88 $0.78 12/20 12/30
APB Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 5.02% $10.16 $0.51 12/18 1/8
APF Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. 2.09% $13.77 $0.29 12/16 1/15
BGY BlackRock International Growth & Income Trust 8.23% $5.54 $0.46 12/15 12/30
BOE BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust 8.01% $11.69 $0.94 12/15 12/30
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) 2.41% $20.17 $0.49 12/29 1/28
CH Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. 8.89% $6.30 $0.56 9/19 9/28
CHN China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 1.37% $15.58 $0.21 12/23 1/6
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund 1.60% $12.22 $0.20 12/13 12/30
ETW Eaton Vance Tax Managed Global Buy Write Opportunities Fund 11.25% $10.38 $1.17 12/21 12/30
GCH Greater China Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $8.92 $0.00 9/19 9/28
GLQ Clough Global Equity Fund 10.83% $10.96 $1.19 10/17 10/31
GRR Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (The) 1.65% $9.42 $0.16 7/19 7/28
IAF Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. 11.33% $5.65 $0.64 12/28 1/11
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund 12.99% $7.02 $0.91 12/1 12/15
IGR ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund 8.28% $7.25 $0.60 11/17 11/30
IIF Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc. 0.00% $26.57 $0.00 6/28 7/15
IRL New Ireland Fund, Inc. (The) 9.50% $12.17 $1.16 9/9 9/22
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc 2.09% $16.48 $0.34 12/23 1/8
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc 0.54% $10.56 $0.06 12/15 12/23
KF Korea Fund, Inc. (The) 0.00% $33.12 $0.00 12/23 1/15
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. 3.18% $19.71 $0.63 12/29 1/12
LDF Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.07% $9.40 $0.01 6/28 7/15
LGI Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund Inc 6.90% $13.82 $0.95 12/8 12/23
LOR Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund Inc 6.95% $9.90 $0.69 12/8 12/23
MAY Malaysia Fund, Inc. Com. NA NA $0.00 6/27 7/13
MGU Macquarie Global Infrastructure Total Return Fund Inc 7.52% $19.67 $1.48 12/14 12/30
MSF Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. 0.41% $13.37 $0.06 6/28 7/15
MXE Mexico Equity & Income Fund, Inc. Com. 5.91% $9.47 $0.56 NA NA
MXF Mexico Fund, Inc. 3.85% $14.72 $0.57 10/14 10/27
SGF Singapore Fund, Inc. Com. 0.00% $9.10 $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. 2.39% $10.04 $0.24 12/19 12/29
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. Com. 1.73% $16.85 $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) 2.22% $6.73 $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% $8.10 $0.25 12/16 1/15
TWN Taiwan Fund, Inc. (The) Com. 0.00% $16.46 $0.00 NA NA
CUBA Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc 0.00% $6.74 $0.00 12/5 12/28
RNE Morgan Stanley East. Euro 0.00% $15.17 $0.00 3/3 3/12