AADR vs AFFMX

AADR is an ETF, whereas AFFMX is a mutual fund. Below is the comparison between AADR and AFFMX.

AADR AFFMX
Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Family AdvisorShares American Funds
Net Assets $41.90M $49.10M
Expense Ratio N/A 0.23%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.31% 1.11%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -22.16% -6.17%
1-Year Return -24.30% -4.27%
3-Year Return 0.57% 1.05%
5-Year Return 5.49% N/A
10-Year Return 6.65% N/A

AADR

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 performance & returns

YTD Return -22.16%
1-Month Return -12.73%
3-Month Return -16.49%
1-Year Return -24.30%
3-Year Return 0.57%
5-Year Return 5.49%
10-Year Return 6.65%
AADR expense ratio is N/A.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (45.63% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 7.21%
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 pros

None that we could think of.

AADR cons

None that we could think of.

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    AFFMX

    AFFMX description

    The Fund seeks current income and preservation of capital. At least 80% of the funds assets will be invested in mortgage-related securities, including contracts for future delivery of such securities (such as to be announced contracts and mortgage dollar rolls) and other securities collateralized by mortgage loans.

    AFFMX performance & returns

    YTD Return -6.17%
    1-Month Return -0.88%
    3-Month Return -4.27%
    1-Year Return -4.27%
    3-Year Return 1.05%
    5-Year Return N/A
    10-Year Return N/A
    AFFMX expense ratio is 0.23%.

    AFFMX holdings

    Top 10 Holdings (21.47% of Total Assets)

    Name Symbol % Assets
    Federal National Mortgage Association 2% N/A 5.96%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% N/A 3.48%
    Government National Mortgage Association 2% N/A 2.63%
    Government National Mortgage Association 2.5% N/A 2.60%
    United States Treasury Bills N/A 2.42%
    United States Treasury Bonds 1.38% N/A 2.29%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% N/A 2.09%

    AFFMX pros

    The following are AFFMX strengths from our perspective:

    • AFFMX 3-year return is 3.88%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US MBS TR USD), 3.67%.
    • AFFMX 5-year return is 3.38%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US MBS TR USD), 3.08%.
    • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

    AFFMX cons

    The following are AFFMX weaknesses from our perspective:

    • AFFMX net assets are $19.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.

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