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 $384 billion
Adjusted Market Capitalization $263 billion
Base Value 100 on 29 December 1995
Rebalancings Quarterly, Special
Exchange NYSE

Index Performance

Price Return Total Return
YTD 4.1% 5.6%
1 Year 7.5% 14.0%
3 Year 27.4% 52.1%
5 Year 139.6% 229.2%
10 Year 135.5% 341.2%

Index Yield

Index Performance

 

Top 10 Constituents

Company NameSectorTickerMarket Cap (M)Index WeightFloat
Enterprise Products Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationEPD$68,44416.3%63%
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LPPetroleum TransportationKMP$24,5098.5%91%
Plains All American Pipeline LPPetroleum TransportationPAA$20,5297.4%95%
Magellan Midstream Partners LPPetroleum TransportationMMP$16,8466.3%100%
Energy Transfer Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationETP$17,7106.1%90%
MarkWest Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingMWE$11,3703.9%90%
Buckeye Partners LPPetroleum TransportationBPL$8,9143.4%100%
Williams Partners LPGathering & ProcessingWPZ$24,3013.1%34%
Regency Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingRGP$6,0923.0%69%
ONEOK Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationOKS$13,0083.0%60%

Sector Weightings

 
All data as of April 11, 2014