AADR is an ETF, whereas ASBCX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than ASBCX (0.72% vs 0.73%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than ASBCX (1.1% vs 1.41%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ASBCX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth Taxable Fixed Income: Short-term Bond
Issuer AdvisorShares American Funds
Net Assets $62.45M $59.6M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 1.41%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 0.77% 1.08%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -27.58% 1.56%
1-Year Return -14.75% 2.97%
3-Year Return -5.15% 1.32%
5-Year Return 0.72% 0.73%
10-Year Return N/A 0.33%

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%
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%

ASBCX description

The Fund seeks to provide current income by maintaining a portfolio having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity no greater than three years and consisting primarily of debt securities with quality ratings of AA or Aa or better and unrated securities determined to be of equivalent quality.

ASBCX returns

YTD Return 1.56%
1-Month Return 0.21%
3-Month Return 1.60%
1-Year Return 2.97%
3-Year Return 1.32%
5-Year Return 0.73%
10-Year Return 0.33%
ASBCX expense ratio is 1.41%.

ASBCX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (15.47% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 2.25% N/A 4.22%
United States Treasury Notes 0.12% N/A 2.85%
United States Treasury Notes 2.62% N/A 2.65%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 2.05%
United States Treasury Notes 1.62% N/A 1.92%
United States Treasury Notes 2.12% N/A 1.78%
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