AADR is an ETF, whereas ADFAX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than ADFAX (0.72% vs 2.45%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than ADFAX (1.1% vs 0.85%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ADFAX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares American Century Investments
Net Assets $62.45M $109.2M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.85%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.77% 2.08%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -27.58% 2.47%
1-Year Return -14.75% 7.99%
3-Year Return -5.15% 3.54%
5-Year Return 0.72% 2.45%
10-Year Return N/A 3.31%

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 -27.58%
1-Month Return -23.10%
3-Month Return -28.48%
1-Year Return -14.75%
3-Year Return -5.15%
5-Year Return 0.72%
10-Year Return N/A
AADR expense ratio is 1.1%.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (38.23% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Galapagos NV ADR GLPG 5.47%
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 3.94%
argenx SE ADR ARGX 3.79%
Cosan Ltd CZZ.SA 3.64%
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR WNS 3.48%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR GFI.JO 3.43%
Allegion PLC ALLE 3.26%
TAL Education Group ADR TAL 3.2%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.JO 2.96%

ADFAX description

The Fund seeks a high level of income by investing primarily in high- and medium-grade non-money market debt securities.

ADFAX returns

YTD Return 2.47%
1-Month Return -1.80%
3-Month Return 1.80%
1-Year Return 7.99%
3-Year Return 3.54%
5-Year Return 2.45%
10-Year Return 3.31%
ADFAX expense ratio is 0.85%.

ADFAX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (17.27% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
2 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 ZTH0 3.1%
United States Treasury Notes 1.25% N/A 2.49%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 2.06%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.95%
United States Treasury Notes 1.88% N/A 1.76%
United States Treasury Bonds 3.38% N/A 1.63%
United States Treasury Notes 1.62% N/A 1.59%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 1.45%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 1.24%
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