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Latin America Fund - A (JLTAX)

Latin America Fund - A (JLTAX)
Overview Performance and Ratings Holdings and Details Management Dividends and Capital Gains Fees and Expenses Sales Resources
Top ten holdings (as of 10/31/2015)
1. AMBEV S.A. 5.8%
2. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (Preference Shares) 5.1%
3. Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. 4.8%
4. Credicorp Ltd. 3.9%
5. Gentera S.A.B. de C.V. 3.4%
6. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste S.A.B. de C.V. 3.1%
7. Raia Drogasil S.A. 2.9%
8. Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura S.A.B. de C.V. 2.9%
9. Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. 2.7%
10. Valid Solucoes e Servicos de Seguranca em Meios de Pagamento e Identificacao S.A. 2.6%
Total of top ten 37.2%
Sector breakdown* (as of 10/31/2015)
Consumer Discretionary 8.5%
Consumer Staples 16.1%
Energy 1.7%
Financials 33.4%
Health Care 1.9%
Industrials 21.7%
Information Technology 2.9%
Investment Company 2.2%
Materials 5.2%
Telecommunication Services 2.3%
Utilities 4.3%

* Due to rounding, values may not total 100%.

Portfolio breakdown (as of 10/31/2015)
Country breakdown *
Brazil 44.8%
Mexico 36.8%
Peru 5.3%
Chile 4.1%
United States 2.4%
Panama 1.7%
Luxembourg 1.4%
Spain 0.7%
Short-Term Investments 2.2%
Other 0.5%

* Due to rounding, values may not total 100%.

Portfolio stats (as of 10/31/2015)
Number of Holdings 58
Fund Assets $64.08
(in millions)
Turnover Ratio 58.49%
(Trailing 12 month) (10/31/2014)
Wtd. Avg. Market Cap $12.20
(in billions)
P/E Ratio 15.40
(1 yr. forecast)
P/B Ratio 2.36
Risk measures* (as of 10/31/2015)
Beta 0.88
Sharpe Ratio -0.77

*All risk measures are based on a 3 year time period.

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International investing involves a greater degree of risk and increased volatility. Changes in currency exchange rates and differences in accounting and taxation policies outside the U.S. can raise or lower returns. Also, some overseas markets may not be as politically and economically stable as the United States and other nations. The risks associated with foreign securities are magnified in countries in "emerging markets." These countries may have relatively unstable governments and less-established market economies than developed countries. Emerging markets may face greater social, economic, regulatory and political uncertainties. These risks make emerging market securities more volatile and less liquid than securities issued in more developed countries.

Mutual funds are subject to certain market risk. Investment returns and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The top 10 holdings listed reflect only the Fund's long-term investments. Short-term investments are excluded. Holdings are subject to change. The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to purchase or sell a particular security. Each individual security is calculated as a percentage of the aggregate market value of the securities held in the Fund and does not include the use of derivative positions, where applicable.

P/E ratio: the number by which earnings per share is multiplied to estimate a stock's value.

P/B ratio: the relationship between a stock's price and the book value of that stock.

Beta: The systematic risk of a Fund. The beta of a Fund is its sensitivity to a benchmark. A Fund with a beta of 1.0 is as risky as the benchmark and would therefore provide expected returns equal to those of the market during both up and down periods.

Sharpe ratio: A risk-adjusted measure that determines the reward per unit of risk. The numerator is the difference between the Fund's annualized return and the annualized return of the risk-free instrument and the denominator is the Fund's standard deviation. The Sharpe ratio is calculated over a 36-month period based on the Fund's returns. The greater the Fund's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance has been. A negative Sharpe ratio indicates that a risk-free instrument would perform better than the Fund. The Sharpe ratio shown is based on the Fund's Class A Shares or the oldest share class, where Class A Shares are not available.

Standard deviation/Volatility: A statistical measure of the degree to which the Fund's returns have varied from its historical average. The higher the standard deviation, the wider the range of returns from its average and the greater the historical volatility. The standard deviation is calculated over a 36-month period based on Fund's monthly returns. The standard deviation shown is based on the Fund's Class A Shares or the oldest share class, where Class A Shares are not available.

EPS: Total earnings divided by the number of shares outstanding.

Risk measures are calculated based upon the Funds' broad-based index as stated in the prospectus.