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 $15.50B. 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 $8.32B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 10.27%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

Top ETF Performers

USAI American Energy Independence ETF 4.31%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN 3.81%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 3.63%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 3.51%
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 3.28%

Bottom ETF Performers

BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 0.72%
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares 1.16%
YMLI VanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF 1.16%
MLPE C-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B 1.37%
MLPC C-Tracks Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental ETN 1.54%

Top Creations

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 153.94
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 41.20
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 22.62
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 6.23
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 2.29

Top Redemptions

AMJ J.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN -113.50
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF -70.55
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -22.08
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -9.39
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -3.60

AUM Winners

BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 179.31%
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 14.71%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 10.29%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B 6.41%
USAI American Energy Independence ETF 5.51%

AUM Losers

IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -10.66%
AMJ J.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN -3.24%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -2.86%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN -1.47%
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares -1.31%

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