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AADR vs BALCX
AADR is an ETF, whereas BALCX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than BALCX (0.72% vs 4.54%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than BALCX (1.1% vs 1.36%). Below is the comparison between AADR and BALCX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||U.S. Balanced: Allocation--50% to 70% Equity|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||active|
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 to provide conservation of capital, current income, and long-term growth of both capital and income. The Fund invests in a broad range of securities, including common stocks and investment-grade bonds. The Fund also invests in securities issued and guaranteed by the U.S. government.
Top 10 Holdings (20.98% of Total Assets)
|UnitedHealth Group Inc||UNH||3.1%|
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc A||BRK.A||2.04%|
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR||TSM.TW||2.04%|
|Philip Morris International Inc||PM||1.55%|
|The Home Depot Inc||HD||1.55%|
|United States Treasury Bonds 2.25%||N/A||1.3%|