DWS Latin America Equity Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 1 3 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E- (Sell)

#4 in Latin America Stock

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 -8.86 percent over the past year, -6.42 percent over the past three years, 11.41 percent over the past five years, and 11.51 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 0.5%
1 Year -8.9%
3 Years (Annualized) -6.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 11.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 11.5%

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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 1.60 percent.

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Risk

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

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