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: September 27, 2016

Category: Geographic
Inception Date: April 05, 2000
Date Funded: August 31, 2009*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month 0.28% -0.26%
Three-Month 13.5% 8.55%
Year-to-Date 32.71% 7.38%
One-Year 37.75% 14.28%
Three-Year (Annualized) 2% 10.77%
Five-Year (Annualized) 3.6% 15.38%
Since Inception 10.15% N/A
Volatility 23.46% 14.51%

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)
1AAPCatlantic alliance partner corp shs3.33%
2AKO.Aembotelladora andina s a adr a3.33%
3AMOVamerica movil s a de c v adr a shs3.33%
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%
8CPACcementos pacasmayo s a a spon adr rep 53.33%
9CRESYcresud s a c i f y a adr3.33%
10CXcemex s a adr 5 ord3.34%
11CZZcosan ltd shs a3.33%
12ELPcompanhia paranaense energ cop adr pfd3.33%
13ENIAenersis s a adr3.34%
14EOCCempresa nacional de elctrcidad adr3.33%
15FBRfibria celulose s a sp adr rep com3.33%
16GFAgafisa s a spons adr3.33%
17GGALgrupo financiaro galicia s a sp adr 10 s3.33%
18IRCPirsa propiedades comerciales s adr3.33%
19IRSirsa inversioners y rep s a globl dep rc3.33%
20MDRmcdermott intl inc3.33%
21OMABgrupo aeroportuario ctr norte spon adr3.34%
22PACgrupo aeroportuario del pac sa spon adr3.34%
23PAMpampa hldg s a spons adr lvl i3.34%
24PBR.Apetroleo brasileiro sa petrobr adr3.34%
25PZEpetrobras argentina s a spons adr3.33%
26TNKteekay tankers ltd cl a3.33%
27TVgrupo televisa sa de cv sp adr rep ord3.33%
28UGPultrapar participacoes s a sp adr rep pf3.33%
29VALE.Pvale s a adr repstg pfd3.33%
30VCOvina concha y toro 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.