AADR is an ETF, whereas ACSTX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than ACSTX (4.04% vs 11.7%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than ACSTX (1.1% vs 0.82%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ACSTX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||U.S. Equity: Large Value|
|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 capital growth and income by investing primarily in equity securities, including common and preferred stocks and securities convertible into common and preferred stocks. The Fund emphasizes a value style of investing seeking well-established, undervalued companies.
ACSTX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (25.50% of Total Assets)
The following are ACSTX strengths from our perspective:
- ACSTX 3-year return is 12.75%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.62%.
- ACSTX 5-year return is 10.53%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 8.53%.
- ACSTX 10-year return is 12.2%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 11.63%.
- ACSTX 15-year return is 7.02%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.25%.
- Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
The following are ACSTX weaknesses from our perspective:
- ACSTX expense ratio is 0.82%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
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