This ETF offers broad exposure to the emerging Latin American region with the heaviest holdings going to the nations of Brazil, Mexico, and Chile. Thanks to this focus on rapidly emerging nations which are sometimes forgotten by other emerging market ETFs, GML could have some appeal to long-term investors with a buy-and-hold philosophy, but it is more likely to appeal to those looking to implement a tactical shift or capitalize on perceived mispricings over a relatively short time horizon. The main downside to this product is that although it is a 'broad' LM fund, it really only offers material holdings to four countries; the three aforementioned ones as well as a sub five percent holding in Peru. This suggests that the fund is really more of a concentrated bet than most might believe suggesting that investors need to be careful to make sure they are not doubling down on some of the largest components in the fund such as PetroBras, Vale, or Wal-Mart De Mexico. This isn't as much of a problem with GML as the fund has over 115 securities and does a pretty good job of dividing up the assets. So for investors looking for broad LM exposure that do not have any in their current portfolio, GML could make for a solid choice.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GML on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Latin America Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 8 other ETFs in the Latin America Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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