AADR is an ETF, whereas AAADX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AAADX (1.43% vs 6.31%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than AAADX (1.1% vs 1.43%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AAADX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares Aberdeen
Net Assets $65.93M $1.3M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 1.43%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.63% 2.99%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -24.99% 8.53%
1-Year Return -8.81% 3.74%
3-Year Return -3.78% 9.31%
5-Year Return 1.43% 6.31%
10-Year Return N/A 11.36%

AADR description

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation above international benchmarks such as the MSCI EAFE Index and the BNY Mellon Classic ADR Index. The Fund selects a portfolio of U.S. traded securities of non-U.S. organizations, most often American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), included in the BNY Mellon Classic ADR Index.

AADR returns

YTD Return -24.99%
1-Month Return -20.17%
3-Month Return -25.85%
1-Year Return -8.81%
3-Year Return -3.78%
5-Year Return 1.43%
10-Year Return N/A
AADR expense ratio is 1.1%.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (37.68% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Galapagos NV ADR GLPG 5.19%
Cosan Ltd CZZ.SA 4.04%
argenx SE ADR ARGX 3.81%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.JO 3.49%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR GFI.JO 3.38%
Airbus SE ADR EADSY.PA 3.33%
Allegion PLC ALLE 3.31%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE ADR LVMUY.PA 3.27%
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 3.24%

AAADX description

The Fund seeks to generate income. The Fund also focuses on long-term growth of capital as a secondary investment objective. To achieve its objective, under normal circumstances the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of certain domestic and foreign companies that pay dividends.

AAADX returns

YTD Return 8.53%
1-Month Return -3.80%
3-Month Return 0.91%
1-Year Return 3.74%
3-Year Return 9.31%
5-Year Return 6.31%
10-Year Return 11.36%
AAADX expense ratio is 1.43%.

AAADX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (26.31% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.94%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.46%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 2.88%
TJX Companies Inc TJX 2.6%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 2.48%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 2.25%
Bank of America Corporation BAC 1.98%
CSX Corp CSX 1.92%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 1.9%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 1.9%
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