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 29 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, MLPs ETFs gather total assets under management of $19.96B. The average expense ratio is 0.89%. MLPs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest MLPs ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $9.36B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the MLPS at 10.47%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.


MLPSETRACS 1XMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure TR ETN2.65%
MLPEC-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B--
MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN--
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund-0.77%
BMLPBMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select Index ETN-1.77%


AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN-18.29%
MLPZETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B-11.32%
MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-11.02%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF-10.74%
MLPYMorgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN-9.34%

top creations

MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF54.90
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF27.49
ATMPBarclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN19.55
MLPAGlobal X MLP ETF14.00
AMUETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN11.38

top redemptions

AMLPAlerian MLP ETF-558.71
AMJJ.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN-36.58
MLPIETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN-24.78
MLPBETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-11.70
ZMLPDirexion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares-9.62


PPLNJ.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN8.38%
MLPSETRACS 1XMonthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure TR ETN4.18%
TPYPTortoise North American Pipeline Fund-1.24%
MLPXGlobal X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF-1.27%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF-1.82%


AMUBETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B-53.22%
MLPBETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-52.47%
ZMLPDirexion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares-19.40%
MLPGETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN-19.12%
ENFRAlerian Energy Infrastructure ETF-16.45%

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