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AADR vs ASDEX
AADR is an ETF, whereas ASDEX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than ASDEX (1.43% vs 9.9%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than ASDEX (1.1% vs 0.62%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ASDEX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||N/A|
|Issuer||AdvisorShares||American Century Investments|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||passive|
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.
Top 10 Holdings (38.23% of Total Assets)
|Galapagos NV ADR||GLPG||5.47%|
|NICE Ltd ADR||NICE||5.06%|
|argenx SE ADR||ARGX||3.79%|
|WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR||WNS||3.48%|
|Gold Fields Ltd ADR||GFI.JO||3.43%|
|TAL Education Group ADR||TAL||3.2%|
|Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR||AU.JO||2.96%|
The Fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing primarily in companies whose earnings and revenues are growing at an accelerated pace. It is the view of Fund Management, that those firms successful enough to pay dividends are those who have the potential of increasing in value over the long-term.
Top 10 Holdings (48.78% of Total Assets)
|Mastercard Inc A||MA||6.43%|
|Alphabet Inc Class C||GOOG||4.97%|
|UnitedHealth Group Inc||UNH||4.21%|
|Facebook Inc A||FB||3.83%|
|Alphabet Inc A||GOOGL||3.49%|
|PayPal Holdings Inc||PYPL||2.88%|
|TJX Companies Inc||TJX||2.32%|