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 $19.65B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. MLPs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest MLPs ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $9.24B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 4.59%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN PPLN in 06/12/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLPSETRACS 1XMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure TR ETN4.85%
MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN--
MLPEC-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B--
BMLPBMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select Index ETN-1.44%
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund-2.88%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-10.37%
AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN-9.97%
MLPZETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B-9.07%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF-7.50%
MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF-7.16%

top creations

AMJJ.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN155.74
AMLPAlerian MLP ETF96.69
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund91.68
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF37.98
MLPAGlobal X MLP ETF14.90

top redemptions

MLPIETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN-31.09
AMUETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN-8.60
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-3.44
ZMLPDirexion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares-2.50
MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF-2.17

AUM WINNERS

TPYPTortoise North American Pipeline Fund13.69%
MLPSETRACS 1XMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure TR ETN6.78%
MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN6.28%
ENFRAlerian Energy Infrastructure ETF5.76%
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund2.03%

AUM LOSERS

MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-17.08%
MLPZETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B-15.79%
AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN-14.93%
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-10.92%
YMLIVanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF-9.34%

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