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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
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
Recent Dividends
1-Yr Price Chart
Banco Bradesco
Banco Santander (Brasil)
BRF - Brasil Foods
Braskem
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
Fibria
Gafisa
Gerdau
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
Itaś Unibanco
Pretroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras)
TIM Participacoes
Ultrapar Participacoes
Vale
Vivo
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Brazilian Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly closes from Quandl.

The 18 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 at its closing quarterly price for the current date in 2007. The 4 excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data are: BSBR, SID, CZZ and GFA.


Brazilian Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Brazilian Stocks
Start date:
Jun-27-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jun-27-2017
End value:
$10,589
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$5,724
Maximum value occurred on Jun-30-2011
$15,485
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
5.89%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
7.53%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$10,589
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
7.11%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
389
Percent profitable returns
47.44%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
431
Percent unprofitable returns
52.56%
Winners to losers ratio
0.90
Portfolio Value Chart     Stock Return Calculator


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