AADR vs APEIX

AADR is an ETF, whereas APEIX is a mutual fund. AADR has a higher expense ratio than APEIX (1.1% vs 0.55%). Below is the comparison between AADR and APEIX.

AADR APEIX
Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares Allianz Global Investors
Net Assets $65.93M $2.8M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.55%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.63% 4.47%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -27.58% -16.74%
1-Year Return -14.75% -8.11%
3-Year Return -5.15% N/A
5-Year Return 0.72% N/A
10-Year Return N/A N/A

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 -27.58%
1-Month Return -23.10%
3-Month Return -28.48%
1-Year Return -14.75%
3-Year Return -5.15%
5-Year Return 0.72%
10-Year Return N/A
AADR expense ratio is 1.1%.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (38.23% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Galapagos NV ADR GLPG 5.47%
NICE Ltd ADR NICE 5.06%
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 3.94%
argenx SE ADR ARGX 3.79%
Cosan Ltd CZZ.SA 3.64%
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR WNS 3.48%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR GFI.JO 3.43%
Allegion PLC ALLE 3.26%
TAL Education Group ADR TAL 3.2%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.JO 2.96%

APEIX description

The Fund seeks total return consisting of high current income and capital appreciation. The Fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets in preferred securities or debt securities issued by US and non-US issuers, including traditional preferred securities & floating-rate preferred securities.

APEIX returns

YTD Return -16.74%
1-Month Return -17.36%
3-Month Return -16.85%
1-Year Return -8.11%
3-Year Return N/A
5-Year Return N/A
10-Year Return N/A
APEIX expense ratio is 0.55%.

APEIX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (40.78% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Energy Transfer Operating L P 7.12% N/A 6.88%
Discover Financial Services 5.5% N/A 4.63%
Bank of America Corporation 2.88% N/A 4.5%
KEYCORP 2.55% N/A 4.44%
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.85% N/A 3.89%
First Maryland Capital II 2.76% N/A 3.59%
MetLife Inc. 10.75% N/A 3.39%
Athene Holding Ltd FXDFR PRF PERPETUAL USD 25 - Ser A 1/1000 Int Dep ATHPA 3.36%
Lincoln National Corporation 4.26% N/A 3.26%
EMERA INCORPORATED 6.75% N/A 2.84%
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