MS INVF Latin American Equity A (FUND:5194931) - Overview

Fund Report

Morgan Stanley Investment Funds Latin American Equity Fund A

Key Stats
Morningstar® CategoryLatin America Equity
Manager NameAna Piedrahita
Inception Date01/02/1997
NAV 21/10/2016USD 50.65
Day Change0.14%
12 Month Yield0.00%
Dividend Frequency-
Net Assets (mil) 30/09/2016413.47 USD
Wrapper AvailabilityAll
Our Minimum Initial Investment1.00 USD
Pricing FrequencyDaily
Dealing Cut off Time11:00:00
Regular InvestmentNo
Actual Initial Charge5.75%
Exit Charge-
Custody ChargeYes
Fund Ongoing Charge1.95%
Fund Rebate-

Morningstar Rating™



Fund Benchmark

MSCI EM Latin America NR USD

Morningstar® Benchmark

MSCI EM Latin America NR USD

Growth Of 10,000 (USD) 30/09/2016

How has this security performed
  • Fund: Morgan Stanley Investment Funds Latin American Equity Fund A
  • Category: Latin America Equity
  • Benchmark: MSCI EM Latin America NR USD
Trailing Returns % (USD) 21/10/2016
3 Years Annualised-7.53-7.89-6.77
5 Years Annualised-4.05-4.13-3.70
10 Years Annualised0.691.082.62

Morningstar SRRI

Lower Risk
Higher Risk
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
Potentially Lower ReturnsPotentially Higher Returns
Source: Morningstar

Investment Objective

The Latin American Equity Fund’s investment objective is to seek to maximise total return, measured in US Dollars, through investment primarily in the common shares of companies incorporated in Latin American countries. Such Latin American countries include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela provided that the markets in these countries are considered to be recognised exchanges (“Recognised Exchanges”) within the meaning of Article 41(1) of the 2010 Law.

Portfolio Profile30/09/2016

Morningstar Style Box®

Equity Style

Large, Mid, SmallSize
Value, Blend, Growth
Top Holdings
IncreaseDecreaseNew since last portfolio
DecreaseItau Unibanco Holding SA Financial Services9.70
DecreaseBank Bradesco SA Pref Shs Financial Services7.44
DecreaseFomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR Consumer Defensive7.42
DecreaseGrupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV Class O Financial Services5.95
DecreaseBRF SA Consumer Defensive5.00
Asset Allocation %
Top Stock Regions
Latin America98.09
United States1.91
Asia - Developed0.00
Top Stock Sectors
Stock Sector%
Financial Services32.65
Consumer Defensive22.86
Consumer Cyclical12.56
Basic Materials12.32
AJ Bell includes AJ Bell Holdings Limited and its wholly owned subsidiaries. AJ Bell Management Limited and AJ Bell Securities Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. All companies are registered in England and Wales at Trafford House, Chester Road, Manchester M32 0RS. AJ Bell procures the provision of the Morningstar Licensed Tools on an “as is” basis and does not guarantee the performance of or accept liability for the Licensed Tools. To the maximum extent permitted by law, AJ Bell excludes liability for the Licensed Tools, including liability for any failure, interruption, delay or defect in the performance of any Licensed Tool, unless it arises as a direct result of the negligence of AJ Bell.
© Copyright 2016 Morningstar. All rights reserved.