SLAFX: DWS Latin America Equity S

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SLAFX DWS Latin America Equity S

  • Fund
  • SLAFX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $30.15 - $0.25 - 0.82%
  • Fund Company
  • DWS

SLAFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.5%
  • Net Assets $318 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.15
$23.87
$34.40

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.59%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 203.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Latin America Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.09%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DWS Latin America Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name DWS
  • Inception Date Dec 08, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class S
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Danilo Pereira

Fund Description

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 U.S. 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 debt securities rated B or lower. It is non-diversified.

SLAFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.8% 5.0% 24.7% 43.75%
1 Yr 36.3% 0.1% 36.3% 6.25%
3 Yr 12.3%* 4.4% 12.3% 6.25%
5 Yr 4.5%* -3.8% 4.5% 12.50%
10 Yr 2.5%* -6.3% 2.5% 12.50%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.6% -12.5% -2.6% 14.29%
2017 26.6% 26.6% 28.6% 100.00%
2016 29.9% 16.7% 29.9% 23.08%
2015 -32.0% -32.7% -30.9% 83.33%
2014 -17.3% -26.9% -11.4% 41.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.8% 5.0% 24.7% 43.75%
1 Yr 36.3% 0.1% 36.3% 6.25%
3 Yr 12.3%* 4.4% 12.3% 6.25%
5 Yr 4.5%* -3.8% 4.5% 12.50%
10 Yr 2.5%* -6.3% 2.5% 12.50%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.6% -11.4% -2.6% 14.29%
2017 26.6% 26.6% 30.6% 100.00%
2016 29.9% 18.4% 29.9% 23.08%
2015 -32.0% -32.7% -29.8% 83.33%
2014 -17.3% -26.9% -9.2% 83.33%

NAV & Total Return History

SLAFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SLAFX Category Low Category High SLAFX % Rank
Net Assets 318 M 10.9 M 559 M 52.94%
Number of Holdings 55 32 66 29.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 151 M 3.26 M 335 M 52.94%
Weighting of Top 10 46.70% 27.0% 55.7% 76.47%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Banco Inter SA Unit 7.48%

  2. MercadoLibre Inc 5.57%

  3. Magazine Luiza SA 5.46%

  4. Natura Cosmeticos SA 4.94%

  5. Construtora Tenda SA 4.58%

  6. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Units (1 Series B, 4 Series D) 3.88%

  7. BRF SA 3.85%

  8. Weg SA 3.81%

  9. InRetail Peru Corp 3.69%

  10. Bank Bradesco SA Participating Preferred 3.45%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SLAFX % Rank
Stocks
94.64% 54.16% 99.91% 76.47%
Cash
5.36% 0.10% 37.99% 11.76%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 17.65%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.84% 35.29%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLAFX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
28.99% 4.09% 28.99% 5.88%
Financial Services
21.75% 16.50% 41.72% 76.47%
Consumer Defense
18.51% 7.09% 18.51% 5.88%
Utilities
10.61% 0.00% 10.61% 5.88%
Technology
5.80% 0.04% 5.80% 5.88%
Industrials
3.81% 3.81% 13.72% 82.35%
Energy
2.06% 0.00% 11.82% 64.71%
Basic Materials
1.48% 1.48% 15.75% 82.35%
Communication Services
1.47% 0.00% 4.98% 29.41%
Healthcare
0.13% 0.00% 15.39% 76.47%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.89% 47.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLAFX % Rank
Non US
91.60% 48.87% 98.32% 76.47%
US
3.04% 0.69% 5.29% 11.76%

SLAFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SLAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.59% 0.95% 2.65% 43.75%
Management Fee 1.17% 0.69% 1.17% 82.35%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.10% 0.25% 11.11%

Sales Fees

SLAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SLAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.50% 2.00% 8.33%

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

SLAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 203.00% 25.70% 203.00% 81.25%

SLAFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SLAFX Category Low Category High SLAFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.11% 70.59%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SLAFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SLAFX Category Low Category High SLAFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.09% -0.87% 2.45% 68.75%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SLAFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

SLAFX - Managers

Danilo Pereira

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2013

6.75

6.8%

Danilo Pereira, CFA, Vice President. Portfolio Manager of the fund. ■ Portfolio Manager and Equities Analyst: São Paulo. ■ Joined DWS in 2012. Prior to joining DWS, he was the Deputy Head of Latin America - Internal Equities at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Previously, he served as a Senior Latin American Analyst at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Senior Analyst and Co-manager at Equitas Investimentos and as a Portfolio Manager at Bradesco Asset Management. He began his investment career as a Latin American Analyst at ABN AMRO Asset Management. ■ BA in Business from Fundacao Getulio Vargas.


Luiz Maria Ribeiro

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2013

6.75

6.8%

Luiz Ribeiro is Senior Equities Portfolio Manager, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in 2012. Prior to joining Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Luiz served as the Head of Latin America — Internal Equities at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Previously, he served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at HSBC Bank. Prior to HSBC Bank, Luiz worked as an Investment Officer at IFC — World Bank and as an Analyst and then as a Senior Portfolio Manager at ABN AMRO Bank. He began his investment career as a Trader at Dibran DTVM Ltda. He holds a BA in Business Administration from University of São Paulo (USP) and a MBA in Finance from Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC). He is also a CFA Charterholder.


Marcelo Pinheiro

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 18, 2014

5.21

5.2%

Marcelo Pinheiro, CFA, Vice President. ■ Equities Analyst: São Paolo. ■ Joined DWS in 2013. Prior to joining DWS, he served as senior credit analyst at Itaú BBA. Previously, he was a senior analyst for Latin America financial planning at GE. Before that, he worked as an analyst for equities and credits and as a junior portfolio manager at Bradesco Asset Management. ■ BA in Economics from University of São Paulo.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.59

Category High

6.75

Category Average

4.53

Category Mode

6.75