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BlackRock Latin America Fund, Inc.

mutual fund
MDLTX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$45.6 -0.7 0%
primary theme
Latin America Equity
MDLTX (Mutual Fund)

BlackRock Latin America Fund, Inc.

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$45.6 -0.7 0%
primary theme
Latin America Equity
MDLTX (Mutual Fund)
BlackRock Latin America Fund, Inc.
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$45.6 -0.7 0%
primary theme
Latin America Equity
share class

MDLTX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • Net Assets $89.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 47.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$46.30
$25.76
$55.15

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Latin America Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Latin America Stock

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

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MDLTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    BlackRock Latin America Fund, Inc.
  • Fund Family Name
    BlackRock
  • Inception Date
    Sep 27, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Edward Kuczma

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in Latin American securities. It emphasizes equity securities of companies of any market capitalization located in Latin America. The fund will not seek to invest in a large number of countries in Latin America. It can invest in securities denominated in the currencies of Latin American countries or in other currencies. The fund is non-diversified.


MDLTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDLTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.9% -1.6% 4.8% 56.00%
1 Yr -17.2% -21.4% 1.0% 52.00%
3 Yr -2.0%* -2.8% 10.2% 91.30%
5 Yr 8.4%* 7.5% 22.8% 90.91%
10 Yr -4.0%* -5.6% 1.5% 65.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDLTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -18.2% -22.4% 1.0% 52.00%
2019 16.3% 10.2% 47.4% 75.00%
2018 -4.7% -14.7% -2.6% 28.57%
2017 26.7% 9.7% 48.5% 63.16%
2016 22.8% 16.7% 61.2% 68.42%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDLTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.9% -1.6% 4.8% 56.00%
1 Yr -21.6% -25.4% 1.0% 88.00%
3 Yr -3.7%* -3.7% 10.2% 100.00%
5 Yr 7.2%* 7.2% 22.8% 100.00%
10 Yr -4.5%* -5.6% 1.5% 75.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDLTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -18.2% -22.4% 1.0% 52.00%
2019 16.3% 10.2% 47.4% 75.00%
2018 -4.7% -14.7% -2.6% 28.57%
2017 27.8% 9.7% 48.5% 47.37%
2016 24.2% 18.4% 61.2% 68.42%

NAV & Total Return History


MDLTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MDLTX Category Low Category High MDLTX % Rank
Net Assets 89.3 M 2.36 M 6.55 B 80.00%
Number of Holdings 60 33 166 36.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 47.7 M 895 K 3.68 B 76.00%
Weighting of Top 10 47.47% 28.1% 56.2% 80.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vale SA ADR 8.32%
  2. Bank Bradesco SA ADR 5.55%
  3. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  4. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  5. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  6. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  7. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  8. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  9. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%
  10. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 5.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MDLTX % Rank
Stocks
96.82% 68.62% 100.28% 88.00%
Cash
3.15% -0.28% 17.08% 28.00%
Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 14.31% 20.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.65% 100.00%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.78% 100.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDLTX % Rank
Financial Services
25.68% 4.32% 36.68% 68.00%
Basic Materials
24.19% 3.55% 24.19% 16.00%
Energy
9.05% 2.03% 12.48% 56.00%
Industrials
8.45% 1.43% 20.32% 64.00%
Consumer Cyclical
7.90% 4.12% 16.40% 68.00%
Communication Services
7.04% 0.00% 7.04% 16.00%
Consumer Defense
6.62% 4.74% 17.86% 80.00%
Real Estate
4.07% 0.00% 11.51% 24.00%
Healthcare
2.84% 0.00% 15.34% 88.00%
Technology
2.59% 0.47% 9.44% 84.00%
Utilities
1.58% 0.00% 22.58% 76.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDLTX % Rank
Non US
96.55% 62.34% 99.62% 48.00%
US
0.27% 0.00% 9.37% 76.00%

MDLTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDLTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.74% 0.21% 3.46% 20.00%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.19% 1.10% 88.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 60.00%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.08% 0.25% 88.89%

Sales Fees

MDLTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 3.50% 5.75% 60.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

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.

MDLTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 54.00% 12.74% 165.00% 70.83%

MDLTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDLTX Category Low Category High MDLTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.52% 100.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MDLTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDLTX Category Low Category High MDLTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.56% -0.62% 4.26% 40.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MDLTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Edward Kuczma


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 24, 2018

2.02

2.0%

Mr. Kuczma joined Blackrock in 2015 as a senior research analyst on the Latin American equity team from Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where he covered emerging market equities with a primary focus on Latin America. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kuczma was a portfolio manager for Van Eck Global which he had joined since 2004.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.63 13.01 5.86 9.71