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 27 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, MLPs ETFs gather total assets under management of $15.92B. 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 $8.16B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing MLPs ETF was the EMLP at 17.94%. The most-recent ETF launched in the MLPs space was the Pacer American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

Top ETF Performers

AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 15.48%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 9.42%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B 8.61%
MLPC C-Tracks Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental ETN 7.26%
BMLP Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN 6.55%

Bottom ETF Performers

TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 4.32%
MLPG ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN 4.36%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 4.47%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN 4.49%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 4.62%

Top Creations

MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 137.32
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 132.08
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 87.88
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 84.44
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 53.13

Top Redemptions

MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -138.76
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -47.13
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN -41.69
EINC VanEck Vectors Energy Income ETF -18.55
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -7.19

AUM Winners

MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 409.95%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 27.39%
MLPQ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 26.30%
AMJL Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 23.77%
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 22.28%

AUM Losers

MLPI ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN -7.81%
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN -3.69%
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN 0.18%
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 3.23%
MLPG ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN 3.48%

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