MFS® Latin American Equity Fund Class C (MLECX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Latin america stock
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
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Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities of Latin American issuers and other investments that are tied economically to Latin America. All of the countries in the Latin American region are currently considered emerging market economies. It may invest up to 35% of the fund's assets in any industry that accounts for more than 20% of the Latin American market. The fund may invest the fund's assets in companies of any size.


1 month+1.35% 3 years-3.67%
3 months+7.07% 5 years--
1 year+7.21% Since inception-1.24%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Latin america stock

Performance 5-yr return--+6.75%
Expense ratio6.68%1.82%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.40
Net assets$3.2M$289.2M
Average market cap$10.2B$17.1B
Average P/E12.517.0
Portfolio turnover49%49%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMFS
Fund manager & tenureJose Garcia / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


International stock96.96%
U.S. stock2.28%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 27.58%
Financial service 19.78%
Consumer goods 14.59%
Business service 9.66%
Energy 9.50%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
VALE Vale SA ADR4.97%
ITUB Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR4.74%
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ADR4.71%
-- Estacio Participacoes SA3.95%
-- BMF Bovespa SA Bolsa Valores Merc Fut3.70%
BAP Credicorp Ltd3.68%
-- Kroton Educacional SA3.46%
-- Grupo Mexico SAB de CV3.35%
-- M Dias Branco SA Industria e Comercio de Alimentos2.88%
AMX America Movil SAB de CV ADR2.80%

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