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 27 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, MLPs ETFs gather total assets under management of $18.01B. 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 $7.89B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 17.66%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the Pacer American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

Top ETF Performers

PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN 3.75%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 2.60%
MLPC C-Tracks Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental ETN 2.13%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 1.48%
MLPE C-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B 0.61%

Bottom ETF Performers

AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -2.10%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -1.51%
MLPY Morgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN -1.49%
MLPG ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN -1.48%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -1.31%

Top Creations

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 137.32
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 132.08
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 87.88
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 84.44
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 53.13

Top Redemptions

MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -138.76
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -47.13
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN -41.69
EINC VanEck Vectors Energy Income ETF -18.55
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -7.19

AUM Winners

MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 374.51%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 38.18%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN 14.13%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 10.02%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 9.05%

AUM Losers

MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -29.08%
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -15.46%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -6.72%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -5.88%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -5.68%

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