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: April 25, 2018

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

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month -1.66% 2.1%
Three-Month -7.34% -7.68%
Year-to-Date 1.85% -0.71%
One-Year 25.02% 12.74%
Three-Year (Annualized) 15.34% 9.88%
Five-Year (Annualized) 10.2% 13.1%
Since Inception 11.88% N/A
Volatility 20.53% 12.15%

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
See how returns are calculated

* 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)
1ABEVambev sa sponsored adr3.34%
2AKO.Aembotelladora andina s a adr a3.33%
3AMXamerica movil s a de c v adr l shs3.34%
4AZULazul s a sponsr adr pfd3.33%
5BAKbraskem s a sp adr pfd a3.34%
6BBDbanco bradesco s a adr pfd3.33%
7BBDObanco bradesco s a sponsored adr3.33%
8BMAbanco macro sa spon adr b3.34%
9BSMXbanco santander s a b3.33%
10BVNcompania de minas buenaventura adr ser3.33%
11CBDcompanhia brasileira de distrb adr3.33%
12EBRcentrais eletricas brasileiras adr3.33%
13ENIAenel americas sa adr3.33%
14FMXfomento economico mexicano s.a.b. de cv3.34%
15GGBgerdau s a adr3.34%
16ITCBitau corpbanca adr3.33%
17ITUBitau unibanco holding s.a. adr3.33%
18KOFcoca-cola femsa s a b de c v adr rep l3.34%
19PAMpampa hldg s a spons adr lvl i3.33%
20PBRpetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.33%
21PBR.Apetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.34%
22SIDcompanhia siderurgica nacional adr3.33%
23SQMsociedad quimica minera de chi adr ser3.33%
24TEOtelecomm argentina stet-france adr rep3.33%
25TGStransportadora de gas sur adr b3.33%
26TSUtim participacoes sa adr pfd3.33%
27TVgrupo televisa sa de cv sp adr rep ord3.34%
28VALEvale s a adr doce sponsored adr3.33%
29VIVtelefonica brasil s. a. adr3.34%
30YPFypf sociedad anonima adr cl d3.33%

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.