DWS Latin America Equity Fund - Class S (SLAFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Latin america stock
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above 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 U.S. 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 debt securities rated B or lower. It is non-diversified.


1 month-2.47% 3 years+11.13%
3 months-2.87% 5 years-2.41%
1 year-16.30% Since inception+8.39%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Latin america stock

Performance 5-yr return-2.41%-3.69%
Expense ratio1.60%1.56%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.090.02
Net assets$237.9M$341.0M
Average market cap$5.0B$11.7B
Average P/E16.815.1
Portfolio turnover279%279%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDWS
Fund manager & tenureLuiz Ribeiro / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


International stock99.03%
Fixed income0.05%
U.S. stock0.00%
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
-- 8.92%
-- 8.77%
-- 5.30%
-- 5.00%
-- 4.84%
-- 4.69%
AMX America Movil SAB de CV4.36%
-- 4.29%
-- 4.06%
-- 3.70%