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 $19.67B. 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 $8.96B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 15.82%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 3.40%
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 2.93%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 2.11%
MLPY Morgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN 2.05%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 1.86%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN -4.20%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -3.34%
MLPO Credit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN -1.46%
USAI American Energy Independence ETF -0.70%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -0.08%

TOP CREATIONS

MLPA Global X MLP ETF 33.27
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 32.66
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF 24.96
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 16.11
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 15.32

TOP REDEMPTIONS

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -167.54
USAI American Energy Independence ETF -7.50
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund -1.20
YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF -1.02
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -0.14

AUM WINNERS

AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 7.88%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 6.44%
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares 5.19%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 2.79%
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 2.48%

AUM LOSERS

YMLP VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF -4.49%
MLPA Global X MLP ETF -3.08%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -2.99%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -2.97%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -2.07%

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