A Look At The Top Latin American Stocks

The countries of Latin America such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, etc. hold lot of potential due to their immense natural wealth. Some of the Brazilian stocks had an incredible run in the past up until the credit crisis due to the demand for commodities.

So in general if an investor wants to pick up a few Latin American stocks where can he start?

To answer the above question, I selected the Bank of New York Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index which contains some of the Top Latin American companies.

The following are the common stocks included in the above index:

1. Ambev – ABV

2. America Movil – AMX

3.Banco Bradesco – BBD

4. Banco Itau – ITU

5. Bancolombia – CIB

6. Brasil Telecom – BRP

7. Cemex – CX

8.Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras-Eletrobras – EBR

9.Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-CBD

10.Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais-CEMIG – CIG

11.Companhia Siderurgica Nacional-CSN

12.Companhia Vale do Rio Doce-CVRD – RIO

13.Compania de Minas Buenaventura – BVN

14.CPFL Energia – CPL

15.Ecopetrol – EC

16.Embraer – ERJ

17.Endesa-Empresa Nacional de Electricidad – EOC

18.Enersis – ENI

19.Fomento Economico Mexicano – FMX

20.Gerdau – GGB

21.Grupo Televisa – TV

22.Net Servicos de Comunicacao – NETC

23.Perdigao – PDA

24.Petroleo Brasileiro – PBR

25.Soc. Quimica y Minera de Chile – SQM

26.Tele Norte Leste – TNE

27.Telefonos de Mexico – TMX

28.Tenaris – TS

29.Ultrapar – UGP

30.Unibanco – UBB

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