AADR is an ETF, whereas ARISX is a mutual fund. AADR has a higher expense ratio than ARISX (1.1% vs 0.5%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ARISX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares Allianz Global Investors
Net Assets $61.1M $15M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.50%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.63% 4.51%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -21.89% 2.18%
1-Year Return -6.78% 17.00%
3-Year Return -2.67% N/A
5-Year Return 2.23% 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 -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%

ARISX 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.

ARISX returns

YTD Return 2.18%
1-Month Return 2.18%
3-Month Return 3.83%
1-Year Return 17.00%
3-Year Return N/A
5-Year Return N/A
10-Year Return N/A
ARISX expense ratio is 0.5%.

ARISX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (41.62% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
General Electric Company 5% N/A 4.8%
Bank of America Corporation 2.88% N/A 4.68%
Keycorp Medium Sr Fdic Gtd Tlgp 2.55% N/A 4.63%
Energy Transfer Operating LP Series E ETPPE 4.56%
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.85% N/A 4.02%
U.S. Bancorp 5.3% N/A 3.92%
First Maryland Capital II 2.76% N/A 3.84%
Credit Suisse Group AG 6.38% N/A 3.83%
Bb&T FRN 4.8% N/A 3.8%
MetLife Inc. 10.75% N/A 3.54%
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