DWS Latin America Equity Fund Class B (SLAOX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Latin america stock
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in Latin American common stocks and other equities. It may invest up to 20% of net assets in the equity securities of US and other non-Latin American issuers and in debt securities including junk bonds (grade BB/Ba and below). The fund may also invest as much as 10% of net assets in securities rated B or lower. It is non-diversified.


1 month+16.19% 3 years-5.74%
3 months+9.02% 5 years+8.63%
1 year-3.88% Since inception+9.90%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Latin america stock

Performance 5-yr return+8.63%+12.63%
Expense ratio2.71%1.82%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.520.58
Net assets$415.2M$269.1M
Average market cap$8.7B$15.4B
Average P/E13.014.8
Portfolio turnover156%156%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDWS Investments
Fund manager & tenureLuiz Ribeiro / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


International stock73.86%
U.S. stock2.73%
Fixed income0.60%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 30.98%
Financial service 21.57%
Energy 19.66%
Consumer goods 8.40%
Telecommunication 7.79%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.5.73%
-- Cia Bras De Distri Pfd5.55%
-- Lojas Americanas S.A. Pfd Shs5.24%
-- Gafisa SA5.08%
-- Bank Bradesco Pfd Shs4.56%
-- BB Seguridade Participacoes SA4.44%
-- Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras4.35%
-- Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras3.31%
-- Ambev SA3.19%
ABEV Ambev SA ADR3.03%

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