Fund Stats as of 12/19/2014
Symbol AMLP
Listing Exchange NYSE Arca
CUSIP 00162Q 866
ISIN US00162Q8666
Inception Date 08/25/2010
Dividends Paid Quarterly
Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
Market Price $17.36
Last Trade Price $17.40
NAV $17.31
NAV Change $-0.06
Total Net Assets $8,983,534,498
Total Market Value $9,784,269,306
Premium/Discount(%) 0.29%
Difference ($) $0.05
Volume 7,619,770
Shares Outstanding 518,962,100
Share Activity as of 12/19/2014
Net Create/Redeems 2,200,000
Total Deferred Tax
(Liability)/Asset as of 12/18/2014
Total Deferred
Liability/Asset
-$808,733,422
Expenses as of 03/31/2014
Management Fee0.85%
Other Expenses7.71%
Total Operating Expenses8.56%
Yield Data as of 11/30/2014
30 Day SEC16.67%
Fund Resources
Alerian MLP ETF (NYSE: AMLP) Declares Fourth Quarter Distribution of $0.2890 
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Related Funds
ALPS | Alerian Energy Infrastructure Portfolio
ALPS | Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index Fund
ENFR - Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF

Objective

The Fund seeks investment results that correspond (before fees and expenses) generally to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (the "Index").

Description

The Alerian MLP Exchange Traded Fund (NYSE: AMLP) delivers exposure to the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (NYSE: AMZI), a capped, float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted composite of energy infrastructure Master Limited Partnerships that earn the majority of their cash flow from the transportation, storage, and processing of energy commodities.

Why Energy Infrastructure MLPs?

Thematically, MLPs represent an investment in the build-out of US energy infrastructure over the next few decades. MLPs own, operate, and build energy infrastructure assets such as pipelines, storage facilities, and processing plants.

  • Energy renaissance drives growth Billions of investment dollars are required for infrastructure to keep pace with the boom in domestic production of natural gas and oil.
  • Toll-road business models MLPs possess regional monopoly footprints and benefit from inflation-hedged contracts and inelastic energy demand.
  • Income potential MLPs pay out the majority of their operating cash flow as quarterly dividends.
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    Energy Infrastructure Overview

    Pipelines, Storage Tanks, and Processing Plants

  • Energy Value Chain