ALPS ETF Overview

ALPS has 21 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $14.49 B and an average expense ratio of 0.57%.

The largest ALPS ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) with $10.18 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing ALPS ETF was the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO) at 34.03%. The most-recent ETF launched by ALPS was the ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) in June 2018.

ALPS offers ETFs in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income


AMLPAlerian MLP ETF7.46%
ENFRAlerian Energy Infrastructure ETF1.95%
SDOGALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF1.05%
RFUNRiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETF0.90%
EQLTWorkplace Equality Portfolio0.74%


SGDMSprott Gold Miners ETF-10.78%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF-9.33%
SBIOALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF-4.84%
IDOGALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-4.21%
EDOGALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-3.16%

top creations

SBIOALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF17.29
IDOGALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF16.48
ACESALPS Clean Energy ETF8.85
DTECALPS Disruptive Technologies ETF5.76
BUZBUZZ U.S. Sentiment Leaders ETF3.72

top redemptions

AMLPAlerian MLP ETF-618.86
RIGSRiverFront Strategic Income Fund-11.01
EQLAlps Equal Sector Weight ETF-3.48
SDOGALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-2.28
SGDMSprott Gold Miners ETF-0.94


DTECALPS Disruptive Technologies ETF27.87%
ENFRAlerian Energy Infrastructure ETF14.90%
ACESALPS Clean Energy ETF14.16%
SBIOALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF13.39%
RFDARiverFront Dynamic U.S. Dividend Advantage ETF5.84%


RFCIRiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF-30.10%
SGDMSprott Gold Miners ETF-14.03%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF-8.28%
IDOGALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-3.00%
EDOGALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-2.01%

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