Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones (NYSE:BLX)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

The Bank is principally engaged in providing trade financing to selected commercial banks and corporations in the Region.

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Member Avatar foolishlymeek (61.44) Submitted: 6/5/2014 6:05:17 PM : Outperform Start Price: $27.58 BLX Score: +8.22

Latin America exposure, great dividend, strong bank that made it through the "great recession"

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Member Avatar Lippoldtskivich (42.04) Submitted: 1/6/2014 10:56:36 AM : Outperform Start Price: $26.45 BLX Score: +6.14

Creative mover in financial services in a region that has substantial unrealised economic potential... including with respect to international trade.

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Member Avatar TMFInnovator (24.85) Submitted: 6/13/2013 9:56:01 AM : Outperform Start Price: $21.02 BLX Score: +21.58

- South American trade bank that should benefit with the growth in the continent's GDP.
- Selling their Asset Management unit, which is a key move. This lowers the risk of the bank's asset and allows them to focus on their core business of making loans (think Wells Fargo, in the US).
- Valuation is cheap. P/B is now less than 1. Trailing P/E under 10.
- Dividend has doubled in the last three years and is now > 5%.

Bladex isn't a swing for the fences, but is a steady company with the wind at their back that should outperform over the long term.

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Member Avatar iksnamyzs (78.31) Submitted: 4/22/2013 5:06:29 PM : Outperform Start Price: $21.50 BLX Score: +14.60

buy on dip

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Member Avatar raptor68 (31.43) Submitted: 4/21/2012 4:36:50 AM : Outperform Start Price: $18.81 BLX Score: +15.88

I just like it, and its been fun to own

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Member Avatar KayakerRW (56.86) Submitted: 4/10/2012 12:56:56 PM : Outperform Start Price: $17.49 BLX Score: +27.61

Good, solid dividend. Very reasonable P/E ratio now. Exposure to Latin America and other markets. I like it better than many U.S. banks. I've invested in shares at $15.25 and $18. It may drop a bit in the short term (especially if the market corrects soon), but that just means more shares bought with the dividend. The long term looks good.

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Member Avatar TheKooz (78.50) Submitted: 3/1/2012 6:07:00 PM : Outperform Start Price: $17.21 BLX Score: +30.65

With the storm in Europe and the eventual growth of the Asian middle class, this Latin American bank is setting very pretty. Decent dividend while we wait.

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Member Avatar Clint35 (69.92) Submitted: 8/20/2011 4:38:00 AM : Outperform Start Price: $14.34 BLX Score: +38.68

5 STARS. Very cheap and yielding 4.92.

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Member Avatar patenmac (< 20) Submitted: 6/14/2011 12:08:15 PM : Outperform Start Price: $14.61 BLX Score: +53.11

GG BBN

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Member Avatar cmstripling (68.04) Submitted: 4/27/2011 5:22:12 PM : Outperform Start Price: $14.52 BLX Score: +61.06

Strong growth in target market. New offices should provide additional capital via deposits. Only question is if Latin America can keep it up.

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Member Avatar idahogeo (38.51) Submitted: 2/23/2011 4:26:30 PM : Outperform Start Price: $13.88 BLX Score: +65.48

Well, it's my first ever CAPS pick...so, perhaps I'm hoping for some luck. That said, I'm also hoping that positive macroeconomic conditions are favorable for international trade.

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Member Avatar 5SsmallcapDIV (78.58) Submitted: 1/18/2011 10:35:38 AM : Outperform Start Price: $14.71 BLX Score: +51.62

5 STAR, Small-cap, dividend payer

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Member Avatar ciipher (< 20) Submitted: 1/6/2011 2:14:03 AM : Outperform Start Price: $15.33 BLX Score: +41.73

It is in, a sweet spot

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Member Avatar mmacioci (< 20) Submitted: 12/19/2010 7:51:13 AM : Outperform Start Price: $14.89 BLX Score: +43.75

Street Authority Pick

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Member Avatar Jeffreyw (96.17) Submitted: 10/25/2010 1:38:04 PM : Outperform Start Price: $12.79 BLX Score: +67.99

Profits come from the trade financing and M&A activity may increase the volume of trades. They may benefit from currency exchange rates as well.

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Member Avatar vitrified (98.63) Submitted: 8/27/2010 10:46:01 PM : Outperform Start Price: $10.44 BLX Score: +102.16

Good value and growth play on Latin America. Strong banks (along with telecoms) are good ways to play emerging markets.

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Member Avatar HARTLESS63 (89.31) Submitted: 8/24/2010 5:09:07 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.87 BLX Score: +115.63

Brazil play

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Member Avatar 21popsontop (< 20) Submitted: 8/24/2010 2:21:00 PM : Outperform Start Price: $10.00 BLX Score: +113.24

Banco Latinoamericano looks like it's getting in the buy bin

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Member Avatar mat05 (< 20) Submitted: 8/13/2010 10:35:19 AM : Outperform Start Price: $9.84 BLX Score: +122.64

brazil and latin america conservative bank

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Member Avatar TDL5150 (98.04) Submitted: 3/17/2010 12:56:13 PM : Outperform Start Price: $11.92 BLX Score: +83.23

Made it through the last couple years in good shape without any external shape. Is poised to gain market share as others in the region struggle

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