Alerian ETF Overview

With 2 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Alerian ETFs have total assets under management of $4.93B. The average expense ratio is 0.63%. Alerian ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Alerian ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $4.87B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Alerian ETF was AMLP at 72.18%. The most recent ETF launched in the Alerian space was the Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF ENFR on 11/01/13.

Daily ETF Watch

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Daily ETF Watch

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Features and News

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Features and News

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Index Investor Corner

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Features and News

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ETF Strategist Corner

Time To De-Risk Your ETF Portfolio

Don’t get caught on the talk that this time things will be different; they never are.