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 26 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, MLPs ETFs gather total assets under management of $16.33B. The average expense ratio is 0.89%. MLPs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest MLPs ETF is the Alerian MLP ETF AMLP with $7.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 8.13%. 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 -3.20%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund -4.08%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -4.57%
USAI American Energy Independence ETF -5.24%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN -6.27%

Bottom ETF Performers

MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B -17.02%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN -15.22%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -14.16%
MLPG ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN -12.82%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -10.60%

Top Creations

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 98.54
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 73.83
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 58.44
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 50.55
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 43.99

Top Redemptions

MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -82.67
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -21.17
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -15.67
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -6.93
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN -0.84

AUM Winners

AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 424.73%
MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 295.24%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 18.17%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 13.28%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 6.27%

AUM Losers

AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -20.70%
MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -16.05%
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF -15.76%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -14.88%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B -11.40%

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