AADR is an ETF, whereas ADSIX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than ADSIX (3.27% vs 11.14%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than ADSIX (1.1% vs 1%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ADSIX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||U.S. Equity: Large Growth|
|Family||AdvisorShares||American Century Investments|
|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 long-term capital growth. The Fund achieves this objective by investing primarily in the 1,500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. The goal is to create a fund that provides better returns than its benchmark, the Russell 1000 Growth Index.
ADSIX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (43.91% of Total Assets)
The following are ADSIX strengths from our perspective:
- Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
The following are ADSIX weaknesses from our perspective:
- ADSIX net assets are $223.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
- ADSIX 3-year return is 11.2%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 14.78%.
- ADSIX 5-year return is 11.14%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 15.1%.
- ADSIX 10-year return is 12.84%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 15.48%.
- ADSIX 15-year return is 8.96%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 10.79%.
- ADSIX expense ratio is 1%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
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