DWS Latin America Equity Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 1 3 1
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 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 -18.08 percent over the past year, -9.12 percent over the past three years, 10.26 percent over the past five years, and 9.67 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -8.5%
1 Year -18.1%
3 Years (Annualized) -9.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 10.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 9.7%

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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 High compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Latin America Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 2.35 percent.

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Risk

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

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