Equity

MALTX

Latin America Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
25.49 -0.26 -1.42 -1.04 6.95
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Latin America.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 26.03 0.02 -1.63 -0.51 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Latin America Stock 29.09 0.98 -2.53 -1.69 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 15/29 14/26 8/26 5/14 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 3 3 2 2 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Latin American Funds 23.73 -0.16 -2.30 -1.47 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 12/37 17/32 9/30 6/15 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 2 3 2 2 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
30.20 2.89 17.05 25.49 -0.79 -6.88 -9.97 366.69
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EM Latin America.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 27.00 1.58 15.12 26.03 0.06 -7.90 -4.97 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Latin America Stock 31.85 3.06 19.61 29.09 2.98 -12.03 -15.67 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Latin American Funds 29.02 2.77 15.30 23.73 0.32 -9.66 -13.37 -


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Nov 16, 2017 $62.3 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 16, 2017 $177.8 M
Share Class launch date Oct 21, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Stock
Lipper Classification Latin American Funds
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America
CUSIP 09250X402
Number of Holdings as of Oct 31, 2017 59
Max Offer Price as of Nov 16, 2017 $48.16
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Oct 31, 2017 58%

Portfolio Characteristics

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Latin America Fund, Class Inst, as of Oct 31, 2017 rated against 20 Latin America Stock Funds.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Sep 30, 2017 out of 32, 11,917, 32, 19 and 32 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Latin American Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2017
Name Weight (%)
BANCO BRADESCO SA 7.46
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 7.29
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 7.00
VALE SA 5.79
AMBEV SA 5.48
Name Weight (%)
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 4.56
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 3.49
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 3.24
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 3.17
CREDICORP LTD 2.87

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2017

% of Market Value

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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

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Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

William Landers
William Landers
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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