Both AADR and AGG are ETFs. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AGG (2.23% vs 3.3%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than AGG (1.1% vs 0.05%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AGG.

Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade
Issuer AdvisorShares BlackRock
Net Assets $61.1M $68.15B
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.05%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 0.63% 2.59%
Underlying Index -- Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index
YTD Return -21.89% 2.84%
1-Year Return -6.78% 8.58%
3-Year Return -2.67% 4.72%
5-Year Return 2.23% 3.30%
10-Year Return N/A 3.75%

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 returns

YTD Return -21.89%
1-Month Return -19.74%
3-Month Return -22.48%
1-Year Return -6.78%
3-Year Return -2.67%
5-Year Return 2.23%
10-Year Return N/A
AADR expense ratio is 1.1%.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (37.68% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Galapagos NV ADR GLPG 5.19%
Cosan Ltd CZZ.SA 4.04%
argenx SE ADR ARGX 3.81%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.JO 3.49%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR GFI.JO 3.38%
Airbus SE ADR EADSY.PA 3.33%
Allegion PLC ALLE 3.31%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE ADR LVMUY.PA 3.27%
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 3.24%

AGG description

The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the United States investment grade securities markets as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index.

AGG returns

YTD Return 2.84%
1-Month Return -0.03%
3-Month Return 2.74%
1-Year Return 8.58%
3-Year Return 4.72%
5-Year Return 3.30%
10-Year Return 3.75%
AGG expense ratio is 0.05%.

AGG holdings

Top 10 Holdings (6.49% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Fnma Pass-Thru I 3% N/A 1.18%
Gnma2 30yr 2017 Production N/A 0.82%
Fgold 30yr 2016 Production N/A 0.77%
Gnma2 30yr 2016 Production N/A 0.72%
United States Treasury Notes 2.5% N/A 0.69%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 0.63%
United States Treasury Notes 1.13% N/A 0.58%
United States Treasury Notes 1.88% N/A 0.56%
Fnma Pass-Thru I 4% N/A 0.54%
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