AADR vs ASFAX

AADR is an ETF, whereas ASFAX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower expense ratio than ASFAX (1.1% vs 2.49%). Below is the comparison between AADR and ASFAX.

AADR ASFAX
Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares Absolute Strategies
Net Assets $65.93M $5.1M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 2.49%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.63% 0.00%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -24.99% N/A
1-Year Return -8.81% N/A
3-Year Return -3.78% N/A
5-Year Return 1.43% 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 -24.99%
1-Month Return -20.17%
3-Month Return -25.85%
1-Year Return -8.81%
3-Year Return -3.78%
5-Year Return 1.43%
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%
NICE Ltd ADR NICE 4.62%
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%

ASFAX description

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation with an emphasis on absolute (positive) returns and low correlation to traditional financial market indices such as the S&P 500 Index.

ASFAX returns

YTD Return N/A
1-Month Return N/A
3-Month Return N/A
1-Year Return N/A
3-Year Return N/A
5-Year Return N/A
10-Year Return N/A
ASFAX expense ratio is 2.49%.

ASFAX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (13.41% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF N/A 3.49%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 1.72%
Nestle SA ADR NSRGY 1.57%
CVS Health Corp CVS 1.42%
Royal Gold Inc RGLD 1.41%
Monsanto Co MON 1.4%
Sanofi SA ADR SNY.PA 1.22%
Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A BAM.TO 1.18%
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