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Brazil, a relative stable emerging country, offers investors many opportunities to profit from its cyclical economy. You can follow the broad Brazilian stock market with the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange's benchmark Bovespa index (^BVSP).

You can invest in Brazil through:

  • Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF (BRF), holds small capitalization Brazilian companies and companies that generate at least 50 percent of their revenues in Brazil.
  • iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ), a low-fee exchange-traded fund (ETF) mostly comprised of energy, basic materials and financial stocks.
  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Brazilian Real Fund (BZF), a currency income ETF.
  • Individual stocks that trade on United States stock exchanges. Many Brazilian stocks are traded on U.S. stock exchanges so you can create your own customized portfolio. For a complete list of Brazilian stocks traded on United States stock exchanges see BNY Mellon.

Here is a table of 22 well-known Brazilian stocks.

Brazilian Stocks
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Year Price Chart
Banco Bradesco
Banco Santander (Brasil)
BRF - Brasil Foods
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao
Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (SABESP)
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig)
Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL)
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN)
Cosan Limited
CPFL Energia
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
Itaś Unibanco
Pretroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras)
TIM Participacoes
Ultrapar Participacoes
Price and dividend data from Yahoo! Finance. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of dividends and prices, whichever is less.

To inspect the performance of the Brazilian Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

The 18 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: BBD, BRFS, BAK, CBD, SBS, CIG, ELP, CPL, ERJ, FBR, GGB, GOL, ITUB, PBR, TSU, UGP, VALE and VIV. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $555.56 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. The 4 stocks excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data are: BSBR, SID, CZZ and GFA.

Brazilian Stocks - Return Results
Brazilian Stocks
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Number prices
Minimum value occurred on Oct-20-2008
Maximum value occurred on Apr-18-2011
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
Number returns
Number profitable returns (Winners)
Percent profitable returns
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
Percent unprofitable returns
Winners to losers ratio
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.

Click chart to enlarge it.

Customize your own Portfolio of Brazilian Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.

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