Alerian MLP Index (AMZ)

The Alerian MLP Index is a composite of the 50 most prominent energy Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) that provides investors with an unbiased, comprehensive benchmark for this emerging asset class. The index, which is calculated using a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted methodology, is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZ) and on a total-return basis (NYSE: AMZX).

Index Overview

The Alerian MLP Index is a composite of the 50 most prominent energy Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) that provides investors with an unbiased, comprehensive benchmark for this emerging asset class. The index, which is calculated using a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted methodology, is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZ) and on a total-return basis (NYSE: AMZX).

Index Characteristics

Index Symbol (Price-Return) AMZ
Index Symbol (Total-Return) AMZX
Number of Companies 50
Market Capitalization $420 billion
Adjusted Market Capitalization $290 billion
Base Value 100 on 29 December 1995
Rebalancings Quarterly, Special
Exchange NYSE

Index Performance

Price Return Total Return
YTD 12.3% 15.6%
1 Year 13.2% 20.0%
3 Year 39.5% 66.5%
5 Year 118.9% 198.2%
10 Year 147.2% 362.3%

Index Yield

Index Performance

 

Top 10 Constituents

Company NameSectorTickerMarket Cap (M)Index WeightFloat
Enterprise Products Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationEPD$74,14615.9%63%
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LPPetroleum TransportationKMP$27,6098.5%91%
Plains All American Pipeline LPPetroleum TransportationPAA$21,6727.0%95%
Magellan Midstream Partners LPPetroleum TransportationMMP$19,1806.6%100%
Energy Transfer Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationETP$18,8175.6%90%
MarkWest Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingMWE$13,0274.1%90%
Buckeye Partners LPPetroleum TransportationBPL$9,7283.3%100%
Regency Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingRGP$12,0423.3%78%
ONEOK Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationOKS$14,2463.1%62%
Williams Partners LPGathering & ProcessingWPZ$24,7652.9%34%

Sector Weightings

 
All data as of July 18, 2014