SLARX: DWS Latin America Equity Inst

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SLARX DWS Latin America Equity Inst

  • Fund
  • SLARX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $35.18
    + $0.68 + 1.97%
  • Fund Company
  • DWS

Profile

SLARX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $347 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.18
$26.39
$35.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.56%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 189.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.30%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DWS Latin America Equity Fund - Class Inst
  • Fund Family Name
    DWS
  • Inception Date
    Feb 02, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • 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.


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Performance

SLARX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.0% 0.1% 3.0% 11.76%
1 Yr 26.1% 4.0% 35.9% 12.50%
3 Yr 17.8%* 7.6% 20.6% 14.29%
5 Yr N/A* 3.0% 9.6% 7.14%
10 Yr N/A* -6.3% 2.5% 10.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.8% 14.3% 37.3% 50.00%
2018 -2.6% -12.5% -2.6% 7.14%
2017 26.7% 26.6% 28.6% 61.54%
2016 29.9% 16.7% 29.9% 23.08%
2015 N/A -32.7% -30.9% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.0% 0.1% 3.0% 11.76%
1 Yr 26.1% 4.0% 35.9% 12.50%
3 Yr 17.8%* 7.6% 20.6% 14.29%
5 Yr N/A* 3.0% 9.6% 7.14%
10 Yr N/A* -6.3% 2.5% 10.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.8% 14.3% 37.3% 50.00%
2018 -2.6% -11.4% -2.6% 7.14%
2017 26.7% 26.6% 30.6% 76.92%
2016 29.9% 18.4% 29.9% 23.08%
2015 N/A -32.7% -29.8% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

SLARX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SLARX Category Low Category High SLARX % Rank
Net Assets 347 M 11.8 M 620 M 58.82%
Number of Holdings 55 29 64 35.29%
Net Assets in Top 10 152 M 3.21 M 316 M 58.82%
Weighting of Top 10 49.50% 29.6% 56.7% 58.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Weg SA 6.63%
  2. Magazine Luiza SA 6.39%
  3. Vale SA 5.72%
  4. Natura Cosmeticos SA 4.79%
  5. BRF SA 4.71%
  6. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Units (1 Series B, 4 Series D) 4.53%
  7. Globant SA 4.52%
  8. Banco do Brasil SA BB Brasil 4.10%
  9. C & A Modas SA Ordinary Shares 4.06%
  10. Gerdau SA Participating Preferred 4.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SLARX % Rank
Stocks
99.14% 68.01% 99.89% 47.06%
Cash
0.86% 0.10% 19.14% 52.94%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 11.76%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 11.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 11.76%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 12.86% 41.18%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLARX % Rank
Financial Services
22.33% 22.33% 41.12% 88.24%
Consumer Cyclical
20.41% 5.65% 20.41% 11.76%
Consumer Defense
16.66% 9.67% 17.05% 23.53%
Basic Materials
10.84% 3.53% 29.03% 41.18%
Technology
7.65% 0.06% 7.65% 11.76%
Industrials
6.69% 6.45% 16.55% 64.71%
Energy
4.87% 1.37% 10.86% 76.47%
Healthcare
4.80% 0.04% 10.33% 47.06%
Utilities
2.66% 0.00% 6.28% 41.18%
Real Estate
2.57% 0.00% 6.56% 52.94%
Communication Services
0.53% 0.00% 5.15% 47.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLARX % Rank
Non US
94.62% 65.72% 96.57% 70.59%
US
4.52% 1.44% 4.52% 11.76%

Expenses

SLARX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SLARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.56% 0.86% 2.62% 43.75%
Management Fee 1.17% 0.69% 1.17% 88.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.24% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.10% 0.25% 33.33%

Sales Fees

SLARX 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

SLARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% 41.67%

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.

SLARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 189.00% 20.20% 189.00% 87.50%

Distributions

SLARX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SLARX Category Low Category High SLARX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.27% 17.65%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SLARX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SLARX Category Low Category High SLARX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.30% -0.72% 3.31% 81.25%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

SLARX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Danilo Pereira


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2013

7.0

7.0%

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 Ribeiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2013

7.0

7.0%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 18, 2014

5.46

5.5%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.84 7.0 4.78 7.0