Alerian ETF Overview

With 2 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Alerian ETFs have total assets under management of $4.74B. The average expense ratio is 0.76%. Alerian ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Alerian ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $4.69B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Alerian ETF was ENFR at -16.26%. The most recent ETF launched in the Alerian space was the Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF ENFR on 11/01/13.


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