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AADR vs AFLEX
AADR is an ETF, whereas AFLEX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AFLEX (0.72% vs 1.04%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than AFLEX (1.1% vs 1.47%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AFLEX.
|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 current income. The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in a diversified portfolio of fixed income instruments. The Fund may invest in fixed income instruments with fixed or adjustable (floating) rates and may invest in both investment grade and below investment grade.
Top 10 Holdings (21.69% of Total Assets)
|BNP Paribas 7.62%||N/A||3.73%|
|CIT Group, Inc. 5.8%||N/A||2.51%|
|Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Adm||VFSUX||2.49%|
|IFM (US) Colonial Pipeline 2, LLC 6.45%||N/A||2.22%|
|Leidos Holdings Inc 4.45%||N/A||2.2%|
|Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V 4.5%||N/A||2.09%|
|EMC Corporation 2.65%||N/A||1.96%|
|GLP Capital L.P. and GLP Financing II, Inc. 4.88%||N/A||1.59%|
|Sprint Corporation 7%||N/A||1.5%|
|American Airlines Group Inc 4.62%||N/A||1.4%|