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AADR vs AFAAX
AADR is an ETF, whereas AFAAX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AFAAX (0.72% vs 1.02%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than AFAAX (1.1% vs 1.31%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AFAAX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||N/A|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||passive|
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 high current income, as well as growth of capital and income by investing primarily in shares of underlying funds and index securities such as SPDRs and WEBs. The Fund may also invest up to 35% of its total assets directly in equity and debt securities of U.S. issuers.
Top 10 Holdings (29.62% of Total Assets)
|Merchants Bancorp Series A||MBINP||4.74%|
|Citigroup Inc Pfd Shs Series -D-||N/A||4.48%|
|Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. 4.5%||N/A||4.36%|
|MetLife Inc. 5.25%||N/A||4.35%|
|Bank of New York Mellon Corp Pfd||N/A||4.35%|
|Tradeweb Markets Inc||TW||1.7%|
|The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc||IPG||1.41%|
|Thor Industries Inc||THO||1.31%|
|Legg Mason Inc||LM||1.28%|