AADR is an ETF, whereas BCBAX is a mutual fund. AADR has a lower 5-year return than BCBAX (1.43% vs 2.52%). AADR has a higher expense ratio than BCBAX (1.1% vs 0.68%). Below is the comparison between AADR and BCBAX.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth Taxable Fixed Income: Intermediate-Term Bond
Issuer AdvisorShares BlackRock
Net Assets $65.93M $426.3M
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.68%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 0.63% 2.59%
Minimum Investment N/A $1,000.00
YTD Return -24.99% 0.49%
1-Year Return -8.81% 6.31%
3-Year Return -3.78% 3.74%
5-Year Return 1.43% 2.52%
10-Year Return N/A 3.63%

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 (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%

BCBAX description

The Fund seeks to maximize total return, consistent with income generation and prudent investment management. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and maintains an average portfolio duration that is within 20% of the duration of the benchmark, the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index.

BCBAX returns

YTD Return 0.49%
1-Month Return -2.86%
3-Month Return 0.40%
1-Year Return 6.31%
3-Year Return 3.74%
5-Year Return 2.52%
10-Year Return 3.63%
BCBAX expense ratio is 0.68%.

BCBAX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (8.22% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 0.5% N/A 4.18%
United States Treasury Notes 1.12% N/A 1.17%
United States Treasury Notes 2.5% N/A 0.8%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 0.76%
United States Treasury Notes 2% N/A 0.67%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 0.64%
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