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High-Dividend Closed-End Funds List

Return to Closed-End Funds Description

There are hundreds of high-dividend closed-end funds. Here is a sampling.

Goals

income, capital appreciation means first priority is income and second priority is capital appreciation

income & capital appreciation means income and capital appreciation are equal priorities

    Goals Holdings

40/86 Strategic Income

CFD

income

bonds, preferred stock, etc.

Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income

FAX

income

Asia & Australian corp. invest quality & junk debt

ACM Managed Dollar Income

ADF

income

fixed income securities

Adams Express Company

ADX

income & capital appr.

U.S. stocks

BlackRock Core Bond Trust

BHK

income, apprec.

invest. grade corp. debt

BlackRock Dividend Achievers Trust

BDV

income & capital appr.

Mergent Dividend Achievers stocks

BlackRock Global Energy & Resources Trust

BGR

income and capital appr.

energy & natural resource stocks

BlackRock Global Opportunities Equity Trust

BOE

income, long-term cap. appr.

stocks, options

BlackRock High Yield Trust

BHY

income

junk bonds

BlackRock S&P Quality Rankings Glob Equity

BQY

income, capital apprec.

stocks quality rated at least B+ by S&P

BlackRock Strategic Dividend Achievers Trust

BDT

income, capital apprec.

stocks, 80% must be Mergent Dividend Achievers

BlackRock World Investment Trust

BWC

income, capital apprec.

75% global stocks, 25% debt, sell covered calls

Blue Chip Value

BLU

income, capital apprec.

large-cap U.S. stocks

Calamos Convertible Opportunities & Income

CHI

income & capital apprec.

convertible securities, junk bonds

Calamos Convertible & High Income

CHY

income, capital apprec.

convertible securities & junk bonds

Calamos Global Total Return

CGO

income & capital apprec.

global stocks, convertible & junk debt

Calamos Strategic Total Return

CSQ

income, capital apprec.

U.S. & global stocks & debt

Central Fund of Canada CEF capital apprec. Gold & Silver

Credit Suisse Asset Management Income

CIK

income

U.S. & global corp. junk debt

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond

DHY

income, capital apprec.

U.S. corp. fixed-rate junk

Duff & Phelps Utility & Corporate Bond Trust

DUC

income

utility and corporate debt

DWS Global Commodities Stock

GCS

capital apprec., income

stocks in the energy, metals, mining & chemical industries

DWS Global High Income

LBF

income, capital apprec.

bonds backed by foreign & U.S. govs

DWS High Income Trust

KHI

income, capital apprec

U.S. corporate junk bonds

DWS Municipal Income Trust

KTF

income

municipal bonds

DWS Multi-Market Income Trust

KMM

income

global gov. debt and invest & junk rated corp. bonds

DWS RREEF Real Estate

SRQ

income & capital apprec.

real estate investment trusts (REITs)

DWS RREEF Real Estate II

SRO

income & capital apprec.

real estate investment trusts (REITs)

DWS Strategic Income Trust

KST

income

emerging mkt & U.S. junk-rated corp. debt

DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust

KSM

income

investment &non-invest rated municipal bonds

Eaton Vance Enhanced Equity Income

EOI

income, capital apprec.

mid- and large-cap growth stocks, sell covered calls

Eaton Vance Enhanced Equity Income II

EOS

income, capital apprec.

mid- and large-cap growth stocks, sell covered calls

Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income

EVV

income, capital apprec.

senior secured float rate, mortgage backed, junk corp.

Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income

EVT

dividend inc. & cap apprec.

dividend paying common stocks and preferred stocks

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportun.

ETV

income, capital apprec.

U.S. large-cap stocks, sell covered calls

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Income.

ETB

income, capital apprec.

U.S. large-cap stocks, sell covered calls

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global EXG income, capital apprec. Global stocks, sell covered calls

Evergreen Managed Income

ERC

income

junk corp., adj. rate mortgage-backed, and intl. debt

F&C/Claymore Preferred Securities Income

FFC

income

corp. debt

First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportun, Income

FAM

income, capital apprec.

global gov../corp. debt, investment qual & junk

First Trust. FIDAC Mortgage Income

FMY

income

mortgage-back debt

First Trust/Four Corners Senior Floating Rate Debt

FCT

income

senior secured floating rate corp. debt

First Trust Strategic High Income II FHY Income investment and non-investment grade corporate bonds

First Trust Value Line Dividend

FVD

income & capital appr.

high dividend stocks with cap. appr. potential, Value Line Safety Rank 1-2

First Trust/Value Line & Ibbotson Equity Alloc.

FVI

capital appreciation

stocks: Value Line Timeliness 1-2, Ibbotson alloc. formula

Franklin Universal Trust

FT

income, capital apprec.

U.S. corp. junk debt, dividend stocks

Gabelli Global Gold, Natural Resource & Inc.

GGN

income

gold & natural resource stocks, sell covered calls

H&Q Healthcare Investors

HQH

capital appreciation

healthcare stocks

H&Q Life Sciences

HQL

capital appreciation

healthcare stocks

ING Clarion Global Real Estate Income

IGR

income, capital apprec

real estate common & preferred stocks

ING Prime Rate Trust

PPR

income

senior collateralized corp. debt

John Hancock Income Securities

JHS

income

min 80% debt, up to 20% stocks

John Hancock Investors Trust

JHI

income, capital apprec.

U.S. debt

Kayne Anderson MLP KYN income & capital appr. energy master limited partnerships

Korea

KF

capital appreciation

Korean-listed stocks

Liberty All-Star Growth

ASG

capital appreciation, income

small- to large-cap stocks

Liberty All-Star Equity

USA

capital apprec, income

U.S. stocks

Madison/Claymore Covered Call

MCN

income, capital apprec.

large-cap stocks, sell covered calls

Madison Strategic Sector Premium

MSP

income, capital apprec.

mid- & large-cap growth stocks, write covered calls

Managed High Yield Plus

HYF

income, capital apprec.

junk bonds

MFS Charter Income Trust

MCR

income

gov. debt, corp. investment grade and junk debt

MFS Intermediate Income Trust

MIN

income

U.S. & global gov. backed debt

MFS Multimarket Income Trust

MMT

income

fixed income securities

Montgomery Street Income Securities

MTS

income, capital apprec.

U.S. gov backed debt

MuniYield Insured

MYI

income

municipal bonds

New America High Income

HYB

income

U.S. corp. junk debt

Neuberger Berman Dividend Advantage

NDD

income, capital apprec.

dividend-stocks, preferred stocks, REIT debt

Nuveen Equity Premium Advantage

JLA

income, capital apprec.

index put/call option strategy, replicate S&P 500 & NASDAQ 100

Nuveen Equity Premium Income

JPZ

income, capital apprec.

index put/call option strategy, replicate S&P 500

Nuveen Equity Premium Opportunity

JSN

income, capital apprec.

index put/call option strategy, replicate S&P 500 & NASDAQ 100

Nuveen Floating Rate Income

JFR

income

senior secured and adj. rate unsecured senior debt

Nuveen Insured Premium Income Muni 2

NPX

income, capital apprec

municipal bonds

Nuveen Municipal Value

NUV

income

municipal bonds

Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio

NXP

income

municipal bonds

Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 2

NXQ

income

municipal bonds

Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 3

NXR

income

municipal bonds

Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Return Strategy

JTA

dividend income & capital apprec

dividend stocks, preferred stocks & corporate debt

Petroleum & Resources Corp.  PEO  capital apprec, income energy stocks

PIMCO Floating Rate Strategy

PFN

income

floating rate debt

PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & Income

PGP

capital appreciation, income

emulates S&P 500 & intl. stock indexes

Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust

PIM

income

U.S. & foreign gov. & corp. debt of 3-10 yrs to maturity

Prospect Street High Income

PHY

income

U.S. corp. junk debt

Putnam Premier Income Trust

PPT

income, capital apprec.

U.S. & foreign gov. & corp. debt

Reaves Utility Income

UTG

after-tax income, capital apprec.

U.S. & global utility industry and infrastructure stocks

Royce Micro-Cap Trust

RMT

capital appreciation

under $500 million market-cap stocks

Royce Value Trust

RVT

capital appreciation

small- & mid-cap value-priced stocks

Salomon Bros. Global Partners Income

GDF

income, capital apprec.

U.S. & global corp. junk, foreign gov. debt

Templeton Emerging Markets Income

TEI

income, capital apprec.

emerging mkt corp & gov junk debt

Templeton Global Income GIM income emerging mkt gov bonds

Tortoise Energy Capital

TYY

income, capital apprec.

energy infrastructure master limited partnerships

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure

TYG

income, capital apprec.

energy infrastructure master limited partnerships

Van Kampen Senior Income Trust

VVR

income

senior collateralized corp. debt

       

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