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 $19.82B. The average expense ratio is 0.88%. MLPs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest MLPs ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $9.20B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the MLPZ at 21.15%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B 6.55%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 5.03%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 4.91%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN 3.79%
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF 3.78%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

YMLI VanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF 1.42%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 2.16%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 2.28%
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 2.29%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 2.37%

TOP CREATIONS

EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 46.60
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 20.61
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 7.61
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 6.00
USAI American Energy Independence ETF 5.94

TOP REDEMPTIONS

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -76.04
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -22.26
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -2.54
AMJ J.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN -0.02
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN 0.00

AUM WINNERS

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 7.31%
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 6.22%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF 4.32%
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF 3.61%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 3.40%

AUM LOSERS

USAI American Energy Independence ETF -56.50%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -2.93%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN -1.74%
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -0.30%
MLPE C-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B -0.09%

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