AADR is an ETF, whereas AAETX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AAETX (3.27% vs 7.04%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than AAETX (1.1% vs 0.34%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AAETX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||U.S. Balanced: Target-Date 2030|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||active|
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 performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (45.63% of Total Assets)
|NICE Ltd ADR||NICE||6.54%|
|Gold Fields Ltd ADR||GFI.JO||5.86%|
|argenx SE ADR||ARGX||5.52%|
|Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR||AU.JO||3.64%|
|TAL Education Group ADR||TAL||3.63%|
|ASML Holding NV ADR||ASML||3.59%|
|ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc ADR||ZTO||3.35%|
|Sibanye Stillwater Ltd ADR||SBSW.JO||3.21%|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE ADR||LVMUY.PA||3.08%|
AADR prosNone that we could think of.
AADR consNone that we could think of.
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The Fund seeks to provide for investors that plan to retire in 2030. Depending on its proximity to its target date, the Fund will seek to achieve the following: growth, income and conservation of capital. Each Fund will attempt to achieve its investment objectives by investing in a mix of American Funds.
AAETX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (60.15% of Total Assets)
|American Funds Washington Mutual R6||RWMGX||7.85%|
|American Funds Invmt Co of Amer R6||RICGX||7.17%|
|American Funds US Government Sec R6||RGVGX||6.56%|
|American Funds Fundamental Invs R6||RFNGX||6.13%|
|American Funds American Mutual R6||RMFGX||5.75%|
|American Funds American Balanced R6||RLBGX||5.64%|
|American Funds Global Balanced R6||RGBGX||5.61%|
|American Funds New Perspective R6||RNPGX||5.59%|
|American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc R6||RWIGX||5.12%|
|American Funds Capital World Bond R6||RCWGX||4.73%|
The following are AAETX strengths from our perspective:
- AAETX 3-year return is 7.35%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P Target Date 2030 TR USD), 6.44%.
- AAETX 5-year return is 7.04%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P Target Date 2030 TR USD), 6.21%.
- AAETX 10-year return is 9.39%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P Target Date 2030 TR USD), 8.13%.
- AAETX 15-year return is 6.07%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P Target Date 2030 TR USD), 5.23%.
The following are AAETX weaknesses from our perspective:
- Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.26%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.75%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
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