As markets become more globalized and economies become more entwined, it's impossible to ignore the importance of investing in international stocks. Mutual funds, index funds, and ETFs have all combined to make your international choices simpler, quicker, and in many cases, more efficient.

But for many of you, investing in a passive index fund just isn't enough. You're interested in country-specific stocks. You want to invest in companies on the ground -- not in a basket of companies in a mutual fund. Maybe you want direct exposure to Chinese agriculture, Spanish communications, or German banking. You'll find it here.

In a country-by-country rundown, we're traveling the globe to find out which foreign stocks are traded on major U.S. indices. Hopefully, our whirlwind tour will get your engine going.

Today, we'll look at a few companies headquartered in Greece:



Market Cap

Recent Price

Agean Marine Petroleum Network

Basic materials wholesale

$1.08 billion


Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP)

Services - shipping

$195.56 million


Danaos Corp. (NYSE:DAC)

Services - shipping

$242.20 million


Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX)

Services - shipping

$1.22 billion



Services - shipping

$1.56 billion


Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (NYSE:OTE)

Telecommunication services

$7.22 billion


Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE:NM)

Services - shipping

$587.15 million



Services - shipping

$141.26 million


Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. (NYSE:CCH)

Consumer goods - beverages

$8.63 billion


Excludes stocks with a market cap less than $100 million.

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