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Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)
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ETF Info

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

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

AMLP has a high expense ratio of 0.90%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AMLP: current value at 0.90% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.90%

Share Price Chart


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Alerian MLP ETF

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Alerian MLP ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


100.00%200.00%300.00%400.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
82.84%
402.98%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

Alerian MLP ETF had a return of 15.17% year-to-date (YTD) and 28.62% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Alerian MLP ETF had an annualized return of 1.80%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.84%, indicating that Alerian MLP ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date15.17%11.29%
1 month2.18%6.86%
6 months14.63%16.73%
1 year28.62%26.63%
5 years (annualized)7.96%13.23%
10 years (annualized)1.80%10.84%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of AMLP, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20244.52%4.91%3.87%-1.20%15.17%
20236.09%-1.88%-0.59%1.55%-2.32%4.62%6.40%0.62%2.60%-0.57%7.24%-3.50%21.40%
202211.21%5.19%1.89%-0.60%7.99%-14.52%12.74%3.75%-7.51%14.63%-2.69%-4.94%25.47%
20215.42%7.75%7.21%7.34%7.02%6.03%-6.87%-2.60%3.00%5.19%-7.68%3.35%39.09%
2020-5.65%-14.83%-48.43%49.13%7.90%-7.98%-3.81%0.15%-13.47%4.40%23.51%2.68%-32.27%
201912.71%0.45%3.51%-0.90%-1.07%2.18%-0.20%-5.58%0.55%-6.56%-6.06%8.56%5.99%
20185.65%-9.73%-7.23%7.79%4.58%-2.42%8.32%1.02%-1.57%-8.05%-0.89%-8.59%-12.67%
20173.25%0.56%-1.17%-0.87%-3.08%-0.33%0.33%-4.87%0.18%-4.46%-1.40%4.05%-7.89%
2016-13.69%0.78%7.91%11.81%2.06%4.18%0.86%-0.49%1.28%-3.62%3.13%1.94%14.92%
2015-2.40%1.48%-2.87%3.80%-2.07%-5.98%-0.96%-4.36%-13.57%8.89%-7.72%-1.71%-25.66%
20140.06%-0.63%1.44%2.55%2.27%4.17%-2.74%6.13%-0.73%-3.08%-1.04%-3.20%4.82%
20138.40%0.31%3.75%0.45%-0.80%2.62%-0.11%-1.38%1.56%1.59%0.47%0.62%18.53%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of AMLP is 78, placing it in the top 22% of ETFs on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AMLP is 7878
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AMLP is 7979Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AMLP is 7676Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AMLP is 7777Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AMLP is 7070Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AMLP is 9090Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AMLP
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AMLP, currently valued at 2.09, compared to the broader market0.002.004.002.09
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AMLP, currently valued at 2.90, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.002.90
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AMLP, currently valued at 1.36, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.36
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AMLP, currently valued at 1.56, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.56
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AMLP, currently valued at 13.04, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.0013.04
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.30, compared to the broader market0.002.004.002.30
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.26, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.26
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.40, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.40
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.86, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.86
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.76, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.008.76

Sharpe Ratio

The current Alerian MLP ETF Sharpe ratio is 2.09. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Alerian MLP ETF with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.001.502.002.503.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
2.09
2.30
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

Alerian MLP ETF granted a 7.50% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.53 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$3.53$3.34$2.93$2.80$3.16$3.88$4.06$4.30$5.10$5.93$5.65$5.34

Dividend yield

7.50%7.86%7.70%8.55%12.31%9.12%9.29%7.97%8.09%9.84%6.45%6.00%

Monthly 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.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.88$0.00$0.00$0.94$1.82
2023$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.86$0.00$0.00$0.83$0.00$0.00$0.88$0.00$3.34
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$2.93
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$2.80
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$3.16
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$3.88
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$4.06
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$4.30
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$5.10
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$5.93
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$5.65
2013$1.31$0.00$0.00$1.32$0.00$0.00$1.35$0.00$0.00$1.37$0.00$5.34

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-7.00%-6.00%-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-1.77%
0
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Alerian MLP ETF. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Alerian MLP ETF was 77.19%, occurring on Mar 18, 2020. Recovery took 934 trading sessions.

The current Alerian MLP ETF drawdown is 1.77%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-77.19%Sep 2, 20141396Mar 18, 2020934Dec 1, 20232330
-12.88%Apr 29, 201170Aug 8, 201180Nov 30, 2011150
-9.74%Feb 27, 201269Jun 4, 201283Oct 1, 2012152
-6.84%Dec 4, 20237Dec 12, 202330Jan 26, 202437
-6.15%Oct 18, 201219Nov 15, 201236Jan 9, 201355

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Alerian MLP ETF volatility is 4.71%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
4.71%
3.15%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)