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Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Oct 1, 2022

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$39.30
Year Range$28.84 - $41.37
EMA (50)$38.82
EMA (200)$35.98
Average Volume$1.94M

AMLPShare Price Chart


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AMLPPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Alerian MLP ETF in Aug 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,332 for a total return of roughly 23.32%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-10.00%0.00%10.00%MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-1.81%
-21.76%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-8.07%-10.05%
6M-0.73%-20.85%
YTD18.33%-24.77%
1Y17.80%-17.75%
5Y0.23%7.32%
10Y-0.22%9.53%

AMLPMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
202211.21%5.19%1.89%-0.60%7.99%-14.52%12.74%3.75%-7.51%
20215.42%7.75%7.21%7.34%7.02%6.03%-6.87%-2.60%3.00%5.19%-7.68%3.35%
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%
201912.71%0.45%3.51%-0.90%-1.07%2.18%-0.20%-5.58%0.55%-6.56%-6.06%8.56%
20185.65%-9.73%-7.23%7.79%4.58%-2.42%8.32%1.02%-1.57%-8.05%-0.89%-8.59%
20173.25%0.56%-1.17%-0.87%-3.08%-0.33%0.33%-4.87%0.18%-4.46%-1.40%4.05%
2016-13.69%0.78%7.90%11.81%2.06%4.18%0.86%-0.49%1.28%-3.62%3.13%1.94%
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%
20140.06%-0.63%1.44%2.55%2.27%4.17%-2.74%6.13%-0.73%-3.08%-1.04%-3.20%
20138.40%0.31%3.75%0.45%-0.80%2.62%-0.11%-1.38%1.56%1.59%0.47%0.62%
20121.26%3.02%-2.63%1.02%-5.04%1.59%2.94%0.87%1.41%0.18%-0.03%-2.39%
20111.43%2.94%-1.03%2.14%-3.13%0.63%-1.10%-0.24%-2.12%6.17%0.30%4.07%
2010-0.20%3.34%3.17%1.02%1.36%

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 0.66. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.001.50MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
0.66
-0.77
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPDividend History

Alerian MLP ETF granted a 8.04% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.94 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.94$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

8.04%9.06%14.22%11.81%13.11%12.14%13.24%17.71%12.55%12.43%13.74%14.05%3.84%

AMLPDrawdowns Chart

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


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%NovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-25.16%
-25.25%
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
-12.89%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 24, 201410Aug 6, 20146Aug 14, 201416
-2.41%Jul 2, 20144Jul 8, 201411Jul 23, 201415
-2.36%Nov 10, 201028Dec 20, 20108Dec 31, 201036

AMLPVolatility Chart

Current Alerian MLP ETF volatility is 49.64%. 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%MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
49.64%
19.40%
AMLP (Alerian MLP ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AMLPAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
MLPAApr 18, 20120.46%19.20%-0.46%7.53%Compare AMLP and MLPA