AADR is an ETF, whereas AMUSX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than AMUSX (2.23% vs 2.99%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than AMUSX (1.1% vs 0.67%). Below is the comparison between AADR and AMUSX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth Taxable Fixed Income: Intermediate Government
Issuer AdvisorShares American Funds
Net Assets $61.1M $2.91B
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.67%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 0.63% 1.85%
Minimum Investment N/A $1,000.00
YTD Return -21.89% 6.98%
1-Year Return -6.78% 10.41%
3-Year Return -2.67% 4.48%
5-Year Return 2.23% 2.99%
10-Year Return N/A 3.24%

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%

AMUSX description

The Fund seeks to provide a high level of current income as well as preserve your investment, by investing primarily in securities that are guaranteed by the United States Government. Securities in the Fund will be rated AAA/Aaa.

AMUSX returns

YTD Return 6.98%
1-Month Return 4.34%
3-Month Return 7.16%
1-Year Return 10.41%
3-Year Return 4.48%
5-Year Return 2.99%
10-Year Return 3.24%
AMUSX expense ratio is 0.67%.

AMUSX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (25.23% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 2.12% N/A 5.29%
United States Treasury Notes 1.83% N/A 2.78%
United States Treasury Notes 2% N/A 2.77%
United States Treasury Notes 1.62% N/A 2.72%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 2.4%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 2.31%
United States Treasury Notes 0.12% N/A 1.91%
United States Treasury Notes 2.88% N/A 1.79%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 1.66%
United States Treasury Notes 1.88% N/A 1.6%
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