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 $379 billion
Adjusted Market Capitalization $260 billion
Base Value 100 on 29 December 1995
Rebalancings Quarterly, Special
Exchange NYSE

Index Performance

Price Return Total Return
YTD 2.8% 4.3%
1 Year 4.8% 11.1%
3 Year 26.7% 51.3%
5 Year 140.0% 229.6%
10 Year 124.8% 321.2%

Index Yield

Index Performance

 

Top 10 Constituents

Company NameSectorTickerMarket Cap (M)Index WeightFloat
Enterprise Products Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationEPD$68,15816.4%63%
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LPPetroleum TransportationKMP$24,4518.7%91%
Plains All American Pipeline LPPetroleum TransportationPAA$19,5797.2%94%
Magellan Midstream Partners LPPetroleum TransportationMMP$16,5756.4%100%
Energy Transfer Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationETP$18,5096.0%85%
MarkWest Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingMWE$10,7983.8%90%
Buckeye Partners LPPetroleum TransportationBPL$8,8403.4%100%
Williams Partners LPGathering & ProcessingWPZ$22,4803.1%34%
Regency Energy Partners LPGathering & ProcessingRGP$5,9253.0%70%
ONEOK Partners LPNatural Gas TransportationOKS$13,1333.0%60%

Sector Weightings

 
All data as of April 11, 2014