MLPs ETF Overview

MLPs ETFs provide exposure to the equity of companies structured as master limited partnerships (MLPs). These companies must receive their income from qualifying sources such as exploration, mining, extraction and the refining of oil and gas. MLPs ETFs are part of this market segment:

With 28 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, MLPs ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.45B. The average expense ratio is 0.87%. MLPs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest MLPs ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $10.09B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the BMLP at 5.61%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLPBETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B12.19%
AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN8.21%
MLPZETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B7.53%
MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B7.13%
YMLIVanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF5.26%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN-1.68%
BMLPBMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select Index ETN-0.58%
YMLPVanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF0.78%
PPLNJ.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN1.64%
AMUBETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B1.93%

top creations

AMLPAlerian MLP ETF282.03
MLPAGlobal X MLP ETF25.07
TPYPTortoise North American Pipeline Fund23.02
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF15.75
YMLPVanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF2.23

top redemptions

MLPIETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN-32.38
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund-32.19
AMJJ.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN-17.19
MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF-11.55
AMUETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN-10.11

AUM WINNERS

USAIAmerican Energy Independence ETF21.23%
TPYPTortoise North American Pipeline Fund10.55%
MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B6.18%
AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN5.09%
MLPGETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN3.74%

AUM LOSERS

MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN-11.67%
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-11.42%
YMLPVanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF-3.68%
ZMLPDirexion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares-1.62%
MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF-1.23%

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