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MDLTX

Latin America Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
12.97 7.62 7.29 25.07 41.09 -0.52 33.58
7.04 1.97 1.66 18.51 33.68 -5.74 26.58
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. 12.64 6.16 4.44 18.45 36.01 -3.72 25.98
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Latin America Stock 20.20 2.51 9.72 26.75 53.41 2.42 29.87
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Latin American Funds 17.03 7.10 7.23 21.99 39.17 -1.35 35.00
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 Sep 18, 2019 $88.5 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 18, 2019 $147.5 M
Share Class launch date Sep 27, 1991
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Stock
Lipper Classification Latin American Funds
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America
CUSIP 09250X105
Number of Holdings as of Aug 30, 2019 53
Max Offer Price as of Sep 18, 2019 $52.63
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Aug 31, 2019 48%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Aug 30, 2019 $ 34,142.5 M
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Sep 30, 2017 16.98%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jun 30, 2018 -20.62%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Aug 31, 2019 22.87

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Ratings

Ratings

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 Aug 31, 2019 out of 26, 12,229, 26, 8 and 26 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Latin American Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA 9.97
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 8.93
BANCO BRADESCO SA 6.51
AMBEV SA 4.65
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 4.38
Name Weight (%)
FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO SAB DE CV 4.35
VALE SA 4.32
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 4.16
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 4.03
BANCO DO BRASIL SA 3.57

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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