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Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Feb 4, 2023

AMLP is a passive ETF by SS&C tracking the investment results of the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index. AMLP launched on Aug 23, 2010 and has a 0.90% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS00162Q8666
CUSIP00162Q866
IssuerSS&C
Inception DateAug 23, 2010
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryMLPs
Expense Ratio0.90%
Index TrackedAlerian MLP Infrastructure Index
ETF Home Pagewww.alpsfunds.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$40.45
Year Range$32.13 - $41.42
EMA (50)$39.45
EMA (200)$37.87
Average Volume$1.68M

AMLPShare Price Chart


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AMLPPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Alerian MLP ETF in Sep 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,894 for a total return of roughly 38.94%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
5.00%
4.28%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPCompare to other instruments

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Alerian MLP ETF

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AMLPReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M7.95%8.17%
YTD6.25%7.73%
6M11.62%-0.37%
1Y14.98%-9.87%
5Y2.35%8.42%
10Y0.48%10.72%

AMLPMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20236.09%
20223.75%-7.51%14.63%-2.69%-4.94%

AMLPSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Alerian MLP ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.53. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
0.53
-0.41
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPDividend History

Alerian MLP ETF granted a 7.24% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.93 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.93$2.93$2.80$3.16$3.88$4.06$4.30$5.10$5.93$5.65$5.34$4.98$5.00$1.24

Dividend yield

7.24%7.70%9.23%14.49%12.03%13.35%12.36%13.49%18.04%12.78%12.66%13.99%14.31%3.91%

AMLPMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Alerian MLP ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2023$0.00
2022$0.00$0.71$0.00$0.00$0.73$0.00$0.00$0.74$0.00$0.00$0.75$0.00
2021$0.00$0.68$0.00$0.00$0.68$0.00$0.00$0.68$0.00$0.00$0.76$0.00
2020$0.00$0.95$0.00$0.00$0.75$0.00$0.00$0.75$0.00$0.00$0.71$0.00
2019$0.00$0.98$0.00$0.00$0.98$0.00$0.00$0.95$0.00$0.00$0.98$0.00
2018$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$0.96$0.00
2017$0.00$1.13$0.00$0.00$1.08$0.00$0.00$1.08$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00
2016$0.00$1.50$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00
2015$0.00$1.46$0.00$0.00$1.48$0.00$0.00$1.50$0.00$0.00$1.50$0.00
2014$0.00$1.39$0.00$0.00$1.40$0.00$0.00$1.42$0.00$0.00$1.45$0.00
2013$0.00$1.31$0.00$0.00$1.32$0.00$0.00$1.35$0.00$0.00$1.37$0.00
2012$0.00$1.21$0.00$0.00$1.23$0.00$0.00$1.26$0.00$0.00$1.28$0.00
2011$0.00$1.22$0.00$0.00$1.23$0.00$0.00$1.26$0.00$0.00$1.29$0.00
2010$1.24$0.00

AMLPDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
-15.68%
-13.76%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Alerian MLP ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Alerian MLP ETF is 77.19%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-77.19%Sep 2, 20141396Mar 18, 2020
-12.88%Apr 29, 201170Aug 8, 201180Nov 30, 2011150
-9.74%Feb 27, 201269Jun 4, 201283Oct 1, 2012152
-6.15%Oct 18, 201219Nov 15, 201236Jan 9, 201355
-5.37%Jul 16, 201345Sep 17, 201372Dec 30, 2013117
-5.06%May 23, 201322Jun 24, 201312Jul 11, 201334
-4.23%Mar 1, 201111Mar 15, 201127Apr 21, 201138
-3.61%Jul 2, 201425Aug 6, 20146Aug 14, 201431
-2.36%Nov 10, 201028Dec 20, 20109Jan 3, 201137
-2.25%Jan 2, 20147Jan 10, 201414Jan 31, 201421

AMLPVolatility Chart

Current Alerian MLP ETF volatility is 15.08%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%60.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
15.08%
16.33%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
MLPAApr 18, 20120.46%4.82%0.20%6.97%