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 $18.30B. 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 $8.57B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the MLPB at 4.57%. 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 3.65%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B 2.72%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 2.71%
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 2.56%
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 2.35%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

MLPO Credit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN -12.54%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B -9.11%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN -4.56%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -2.62%
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF -2.56%

TOP CREATIONS

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 105.05
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 52.31
AMJ J.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 49.20
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 25.50
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 6.60

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund -80.03
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -6.20
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -1.18
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -0.79
MLPC C-Tracks Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental ETN 0

AUM WINNERS

TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 18.89%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 10.11%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF 5.86%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 4.28%
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares 2.01%

AUM LOSERS

PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN -25.76%
MLPA Global X MLP ETF -6.14%
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -5.45%
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF -4.70%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -3.93%

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