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 $17.65B. 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 $8.08B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 11.99%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

Top ETF Performers

EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund -2.76%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund -3.97%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -4.51%
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF -4.65%
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF -4.95%

Bottom ETF Performers

AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN -16.50%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B -15.44%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -14.04%
MLPG ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN -9.78%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN -8.70%

Top Creations

EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 31.90
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 23.83
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 22.85
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 6.97
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 0.24

Top Redemptions

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF -137.20
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -33.97
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -31.32
AMJ JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN -4.98
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares -1.30

AUM Winners

BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 167.65%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund -1.56%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund -2.22%
MLPA Global X MLP ETF -4.14%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -5.88%

AUM Losers

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF -20.63%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -17.68%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B -16.38%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN -15.46%
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -13.29%

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