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Closed-End Funds With Yields Over 5%

Published Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:46:46 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

In today's markets, dividend paying stocks with yields above 5% are unusual. Fortunately, there are many Closed-End funds (CEFs) trading at a discount to net asset value (NAV) with dividends exceeding 5%. Below is a table of CEFs with payouts exceeding 5%, which trade at a discount of 10% or more, and have expense ratios below 1.5%: Closed-End Fund (Ticker) Strategy Distribution Yield Discount Expense Ratio Eagle Capital Growth (GRF) Core Funds 15.20% -10.11% 1.42% Swiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ) Developed Market 12.18% -13.93% 1.32% Eaton Vance TxMgdGlDvEIn (EXG) Opt Arb/Opt Strat 12.00% -14.18% 1.05% Eaton Vance T-M D-E Inc (ETY) Opt Arb/Opt Strat 11.41% -13.74% 1.07% Eaton Vance R-Mgd Eq Inc (ETJ) Opt Arb/Opt... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
SWISS HELVETIA FUND 7.60   0.0 0.00 5.11 66.96
ZWEIG FUND 9.88   0.0 0.00 1.44 14.72
ZWEIG TOTAL RETURN FUND 10.86   0.0 0.00 1.36 12.42
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND 6.44   0.0 0.00 0.82 10.19
EATON VANCE RISK-MANAGED DIV EQUITY INCOME FUND 9.42   0.0 0.00 0.00 9.66
MADISON STRATEGIC SECTOR PREMIUM FUND 11.48   0.0 0.00 0.00 9.02
EATON VANCE TAX-MAN GLOBAL DIVERSIFIED 8.30   0.0 0.00 0.00 8.90
ROYCE VALUE TRUST 14.40   0.0 0.00 1.26 8.87
EATON VANCE TAX MAN GLOBAL BUY WRITE OPP FUND 9.94   0.0 0.00 0.00 8.73
EATON VANCE TAX-MAN DIVERSIFIED EQUITY 11.82   0.0 0.00 0.00 8.56
EATON VANCE TAX-MANAGED BUY-WRITE OPP FUND 15.59   0.0 0.00 0.00 8.52
ROYCE MICRO-CAP TRUST 8.45   0.0 0.00 0.00 8.51
FIRST TRUST ENHANCED EQUITY INCOME FUND 15.34   0.0 0.00 0.00 7.43
EATON VANCE ENHANCED EQUITY INCOME FUND 14.93   0.0 0.00 0.00 7.21
AGIC EQUITY & CONVERTIBLE INCOME FUND 21.94   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.96
EATON VANCE ENHANCED EQUITY INCOME FUND II 16.98   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.95
EAGLE CAPITAL GROWTH FUND 7.77   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.79
ROYCE FOCUS TRUST 7.11   0.0 0.00 0.48 6.78
GABELLI DIVIDEND & INCOME TRUST 21.66   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.09
PETROLEUM & RESOURCES 17.18   0.0 0.00 0.57 2.71
ADAMS EXPRESS 15.03   0.0 0.00 0.25 1.34
NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL 35.14   8.2 4.26 0.00 0.00

SWISS HELVETIA FUND - SWZ
SWISS HELVETIA FUND - SWZ  


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