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: August 18, 2017

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

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month 2.64% -1.21%
Three-Month 13.13% 3.04%
Year-to-Date 26.91% 9.75%
One-Year 28.32% 13.23%
Three-Year (Annualized) 7.86% 9.42%
Five-Year (Annualized) 7.21% 13.71%
Since Inception 11.25% N/A
Volatility 21.39% 8.27%

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 shs3.33%
4BAKbraskem s a sp adr pfd a3.33%
5BFRbbva banco frances s a adr3.34%
6BVNcompania de minas buenaventura adr ser3.33%
7CCUcompania cervecerias unidas sa adr3.34%
8CXcemex s a adr 5 ord3.34%
9EBRcentrais eletricas brasileiras adr3.33%
10ERJembraer sa sp adr new3.33%
11FBRfibria celulose s a sp adr rep com3.33%
12FMXfomento economico mexicano s.a.b. de cv3.33%
13GOLgol linhas aereas intlg s a sp adr rep p3.34%
14IRCPirsa propiedades comerciales s adr3.33%
15ITUBitau unibanco holding s.a. adr3.34%
16LTMlatam airlines group s a adr3.34%
17MDRmcdermott intl inc3.33%
18MELImercadolibre inc com3.33%
19OMABgrupo aeroportuario ctr norte spon adr3.33%
20PBRpetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.33%
21PBR.Apetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.33%
22PZEpetrobras argentina s a spons adr3.33%
23SIDcompanhia siderurgica nacional adr3.34%
24SIMgrupo simec s a de c v adr3.33%
25SQMsociedad quimica minera de chi adr ser3.34%
26TGStransportadora de gas sur adr b3.33%
27UGPultrapar participacoes s a sp adr rep pf3.33%
28VALEvale s a adr doce sponsored adr3.34%
29VALE.Pvale s a adr repstg pfd3.33%
30VIVtelefonica brasil s. a. adr3.34%

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.