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AADR vs AESAX
AADR is an ETF, whereas AESAX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower expense ratio than AESAX (1.1% vs 1.36%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AESAX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||U.S. Equity: Small Blend|
|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.
Top 10 Holdings (38.23% of Total Assets)
|Galapagos NV ADR||GLPG||5.47%|
|NICE Ltd ADR||NICE||5.06%|
|argenx SE ADR||ARGX||3.79%|
|WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR||WNS||3.48%|
|Gold Fields Ltd ADR||GFI.JO||3.43%|
|TAL Education Group ADR||TAL||3.2%|
|Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR||AU.JO||2.96%|
The Fund seeks growth of capital primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of common stocks and securities convertible into common stocks of companies with smaller market capitalizations.
Top 10 Holdings (11.13% of Total Assets)
|j2 Global Inc||JCOM||1.23%|
|Radian Group Inc||RDN||1.16%|
|Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc||RHP||1.13%|
|Generac Holdings Inc||GNRC||1.12%|
|Physicians Realty Trust||DOC||1.11%|
|Columbia Banking System Inc||COLB||1.1%|
|BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc||BJ||1.08%|
|Tetra Tech Inc||TTEK||1.07%|
|Trex Co Inc||TREX||1.07%|
|EMCOR Group Inc||EME||1.06%|