Objective

The Latin America folio was developed for investors seeking higher capital appreciation potential and diversification through Latin American markets with higher volatility.

Strategy

The Latin America folio consists of large companies throughout Central and South America.

Latin America is considered to have strong production capabilities combined with a wealth of natural resources and affordable labor that can provide strong potential for appreciation.

Last Updated: December 9, 2016

Category: Geographic
Inception Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month -3.35% 4.66%
Three-Month 3.37% 6.76%
Year-to-Date 36.49% 12.86%
One-Year 30.42% 12.76%
Three-Year (Annualized) 3.14% 10.0%
Five-Year (Annualized) 3.1% 14.9%
Since Inception 10.21% N/A
Volatility 26.33% 13.67%

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

#SymbolCompanyWeight
(% of Folio)
1AKO.Aembotelladora andina s a adr a3.33%
2AKO.Bembotelladora andina s a adr b3.33%
3AMOVamerica movil s a de c v adr a shs3.34%
4ASRgrupo aeroportuario del surest adr ser3.33%
5BAKbraskem s a sp adr pfd a3.34%
6BFRbbva banco frances s a adr3.34%
7BMAbanco macro sa spon adr b3.34%
8CIGcompanhia energetica de minas sp adr n-v3.33%
9CPACcementos pacasmayo s a a spon adr rep 53.33%
10CRESYcresud s a c i f y a adr3.33%
11CXcemex s a adr 5 ord3.33%
12CZZcosan ltd shs a3.33%
13ELPcompanhia paranaense energ cop adr pfd3.34%
14ENIAenel americas sa adr3.34%
15EOCCenel generacion chile s a adr3.33%
16FBRfibria celulose s a sp adr rep com3.33%
17GFAgafisa s a spons adr3.33%
18GGALgrupo financiaro galicia s a sp adr 10 s3.34%
19GOLgol linhas aereas intlg s a sp adr rep p3.33%
20IRCPirsa propiedades comerciales s adr3.33%
21MDRmcdermott intl inc3.33%
22OMABgrupo aeroportuario ctr norte spon adr3.34%
23PAMpampa hldg s a spons adr lvl i3.33%
24PBR.Apetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.34%
25PZEpetrobras argentina s a spons adr3.33%
26SVAsinovac biotech ltd shs3.33%
27TNKteekay tankers ltd cl a3.33%
28TVgrupo televisa sa de cv sp adr rep ord3.33%
29UGPultrapar participacoes s a sp adr rep pf3.34%
30VALE.Pvale s a adr repstg pfd3.33%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. We ranked all Latin American securities, as defined by Zacks Investment Research, with U.S.-listed ADRs according to their market capitalization.
  2. We selected the top 30 securities to incorporate in the folio.
  3. We equally weighted all securities in the folio.

Number of Securities

There are generally 30 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency

Quarterly.

If the characteristics of the folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.