DWS Latin America Equity Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 1 4 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E- (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 11 Latin America Stock Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 16.03 percent over the past year, -2.20 percent over the past three years, 7.04 percent over the past five years, and 13.79 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 8.9%
1 Year 16.0%
3 Years (Annualized) -2.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 7.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 13.8%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in Latin American common stocks and other equities. It may invest up to 20% of net assets in the equity securities of US and other non-Latin American issuers and in debt securities including junk bonds (grade BB/Ba and below). The fund may also invest as much as 10% of net assets in securities rated B or lower. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Latin America Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.35 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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