AADR is an ETF, whereas AFCNX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AFCNX (3.27% vs 6.76%). AADR and AFCNX have the same expense ratio (1.1%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AFCNX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||International Equity: Foreign 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 capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in securities of companies located in at least three developed countries world-wide (excluding the United States). The Fund generally invests in common stock and other equity securities that are denominated in foreign currencies.
AFCNX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (31.73% of Total Assets)
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd||2330.TW||3.70%|
|Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR||BABA||3.54%|
|Schneider Electric SE||SU.PA||3.40%|
|Cellnex Telecom SA||CLNX.BC||3.37%|
|Tencent Holdings Ltd||00700||2.89%|
|Recruit Holdings Co Ltd||6098||2.84%|
|London Stock Exchange Group PLC||LSE.L||2.77%|
|Lonza Group Ltd||LONN||2.74%|
The following are AFCNX strengths from our perspective:
- AFCNX 3-year return is 6.63%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 4.66%.
- AFCNX 5-year return is 6.76%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 3.75%.
- Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
The following are AFCNX weaknesses from our perspective:
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