AADR is an ETF, whereas BBSA is a mutual fund. AADR has a higher expense ratio than BBSA (1.1% vs 0.05%). Below is the comparison between AADR and BBSA.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth N/A
Issuer AdvisorShares N/A
Net Assets $62.45M $36.9M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.05%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive
Dividend Yield 0.77% 2.42%
Minimum Investment N/A N/A
YTD Return -27.58% 3.08%
1-Year Return -14.75% 6.31%
3-Year Return -5.15% N/A
5-Year Return 0.72% 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 -27.58%
1-Month Return -23.10%
3-Month Return -28.48%
1-Year Return -14.75%
3-Year Return -5.15%
5-Year Return 0.72%
10-Year Return N/A
AADR expense ratio is 1.1%.

AADR holdings

Top 10 Holdings (38.23% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Galapagos NV ADR GLPG 5.47%
MercadoLibre Inc MELI.SA 3.94%
argenx SE ADR ARGX 3.79%
Cosan Ltd CZZ.SA 3.64%
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR WNS 3.48%
Gold Fields Ltd ADR GFI.JO 3.43%
Allegion PLC ALLE 3.26%
TAL Education Group ADR TAL 3.2%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR AU.JO 2.96%

BBSA description

The Fund seeks investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Short-Term U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. The Index measures the performance of US dollar denominated investment grade taxable bonds with remaining effective maturities between one and five years.

BBSA returns

YTD Return 3.08%
1-Month Return 1.16%
3-Month Return 3.04%
1-Year Return 6.31%
3-Year Return N/A
5-Year Return N/A
10-Year Return N/A
BBSA expense ratio is 0.05%.

BBSA holdings

Top 10 Holdings (28.59% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 2% N/A 11.45%
United States Treasury Notes 2.38% N/A 7.44%
United States Treasury Notes 1.38% N/A 2.06%
United States Treasury Notes 2.75% N/A 1.95%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 1.93%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 1.92%
United States Treasury Notes 1.12% N/A 1.84%
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