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AADR vs BBNTX
AADR is an ETF, whereas BBNTX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than BBNTX (1.43% vs 2.38%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than BBNTX (1.1% vs 0.54%). Below is the comparison between AADR and BBNTX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||Tax Exempt Fixed Income: Muni Single State Interm|
|Issuer||AdvisorShares||Sterling Capital Funds|
|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 current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in municipal securities includes municipal notes & bonds, general obligation bonds, special revenue bonds and tax-exempt commercial paper which is exempt from federal and North Carolina personal income taxes.
Top 10 Holdings (11.63% of Total Assets)
|FORSYTH CNTY N C 5%||N/A||2.29%|
|NORTH CAROLINA ST LTD OBLIG 5%||N/A||2.23%|
|NORTH CAROLINA ST 5%||N/A||1.89%|
|NORTH CAROLINA MED CARE COMMN HEALTH CARE FACS REV 5%||N/A||1.81%|
|CHARLOTTE N C WTR & SWR SYS REV 5%||N/A||1.72%|
|CHARLOTTE N C CTFS PARTN 5%||N/A||1.69%|