AADR is an ETF, whereas BBGVX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than BBGVX (1.43% vs 2.03%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than BBGVX (1.1% vs 0.5%). Below is the comparison between AADR and BBGVX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth Taxable Fixed Income: Intermediate-Term Bond
Issuer AdvisorShares Sterling Capital Funds
Net Assets $61.1M $10.7M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.50%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 0.63% 2.80%
Minimum Investment N/A $1,000,000.00
YTD Return -24.99% 2.49%
1-Year Return -8.81% 6.12%
3-Year Return -3.78% 3.13%
5-Year Return 1.43% 2.03%
10-Year Return N/A 2.31%

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%
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%

BBGVX description

The Fund seeks current income exempt from federal income taxes consistent with prudent investment management and the preservation of capital.

BBGVX returns

YTD Return 2.49%
1-Month Return 0.31%
3-Month Return 2.63%
1-Year Return 6.12%
3-Year Return 3.13%
5-Year Return 2.03%
10-Year Return 2.31%
BBGVX expense ratio is 0.5%.

BBGVX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (42.29% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Federal National Mortgage Association 6.25% N/A 9.37%
United States Treasury Notes 2.5% N/A 5.41%
Federal National Mortgage Association 7.12% N/A 5.02%
Federal Home Loan Banks 3.27% N/A 3.47%
Federal National Mortgage Association 1.88% N/A 3.46%
United States Treasury Notes 1.62% N/A 3.38%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 3.3%
Federal National Mortgage Association 4% N/A 3.18%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.59% N/A 2.92%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 2.78%
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