AADR is an ETF, whereas CASTX is a mutual fund. AADR has a higher 5-year return than CASTX (10.06% vs 6.35%). AADR has a lower expense ratio than CASTX (1.1% vs 2.34%). Below is the comparison between AADR and CASTX.
|Security Type||ETF||Mutual fund|
|Segment||Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth||N/A|
|Family||AdvisorShares||Castle Investment Management|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||passive|
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 performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (45.63% of Total Assets)
|NICE Ltd ADR||NICE||6.54%|
|Gold Fields Ltd ADR||GFI.JO||5.86%|
|argenx SE ADR||ARGX||5.52%|
|Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR||AU.JO||3.64%|
|TAL Education Group ADR||TAL||3.63%|
|ASML Holding NV ADR||ASML||3.59%|
|ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc ADR||ZTO||3.35%|
|Sibanye Stillwater Ltd ADR||SBSW.JO||3.21%|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE ADR||LVMUY.PA||3.08%|
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The Fund seeks long term capital appreciation. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks of domestic companies and American Depositary Receipts of foreign companies of any size without regard to market capitalization that the Sub-Adviser believes possess a strong competitive position and have undervalued assets.
CASTX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (38.66% of Total Assets)
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B||BRK.B||7.01%|
|DuPont de Nemours Inc||DD||4.43%|
|Barrick Gold Corp||ABX.TO||4.07%|
|Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd||AEM.TO||3.87%|
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