UBS ETRACS Alerian MLP Infras ETN
What Do the MLP Funds Flows Indicate?
AMLP has seen a net outflow of $467.8 million over the past one-month period ended March 16, 2018.
How MLP-Focused Funds Performed in May 2017
Among MLP funds, exchange-traded notes fell the most while the exchange-traded funds declined the least.
How MLP Funds Performed in April 2017
Among MLP funds, ETFs were the top performers in terms of total returns in April, while ETNs were the bottom performers.
How MLP-Focused ETNs Performed in 1Q17
MLP-focused funds underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) in the recent quarter.
How MLP-Focused ETNs Have Performed This Year So Far
MLP funds underperformed SPY In this article, we’ll analyze the performance of MLP-focused funds in February 2017. They have underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)(SPX-INDEX) since the beginning of 2017. The performance of some well-known MLP funds relative to SPY was as follows: the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP): -3.6% the JPMorgan Alerian MLP ETN […]
Why Did MLPI Outperform AMJ?
The ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI) and the JPMorgan Chase Alerian MLP Index ETN (AMJ) are two of the largest MLP ETNs.
JP Energy Partners: Best Midstream MLP Performer on September 11
JP Energy Partners (JPEP) was the best performer among midstream MLPs at the end of trading on September 11. It rose 3.31% in a single trading session.
Dominion Midstream: Worst Midstream MLP Performer on September 11
Dominion Midstream Partners (DM) was the worst performer among midstream MLPs at the end of trading on Friday, September 11. It fell 5.48%.
Credit Suisse’s MLPN ETN Underperformed XLE Last Week
The Credit Suisse X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETN (MLPN) fell 9.6% in the week ended August 7. In comparison, the ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI) fell 9.7%.…
MLPI and MLPL Underperformed the Broad Market Last Week
The ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI) fell 9.7% in the week ended August 7. The ETN closely tracks the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index/
Last Week’s Rise in Natural Gas Prices: What It Means for MLPs
The benchmark Henry Hub natural gas prices rose to $2.80 per MMBtu for the week ending August 7. Natural gas generates power for cooling purposes.
Enterprise Products Partners Increased Its Distributions in 2Q15
On July 7, Enterprise Products Partners declared a 1.30% quarter-over-quarter rise in its distributions to $0.38 per unit. Its distributions rose for the 44th quarter.
Crude Oil Prices Fell Last Week, Negative for MLPs
WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil prices continued to fall in the week ending July 31. WTI prices fell to $47.12 per barrel during the week.
Natural Gas Prices Fell Last Week: Impact on Energy MLPs
Natural gas prices fell significantly after 2008. Since then, prices have generally remained low. This trend is expected to continue in the short term.
Wall Street Targets for Magellan Midstream ahead of 2Q15 Results
Of the analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, 65% rate Magellan Midstream (MMP) a “buy” and 35% rate it a “hold.” There are no “sell” recommendations for the MLP.
The Natural Gas–NGL Price Spread’s Impact on Energy MLPs Last Week
The Henry Hub–Mont Belvieu fractionation spread dropped to $8.40 per barrel for the week ended July 24, 2015.
Introducing the UBS ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN
The UBS ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI) tracks the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (AMZI).
Tax treatment of exchange-traded notes and exchange-traded funds
A fund can’t invest more than 25% of assets in master limited partnerships (MLPs), so MLP ETFs structure themselves to forfeit this special tax treatment.
Comparison of exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes
ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have stock-like characteristics, while ETNs (exchange-traded notes) possess bond-like traits.
Face-off: The AMLP ETF versus the MLPI ETN
AMLP has a ~46% total return over the last four years, while MLPI has kept pace with the AMZIX, with total returns of ~76%.
An introduction to the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index
AMZI is an index that consists of the top ~25 American energy infrastructure MLPs, which primarily engage in energy commodity transport and processing.
Is preferred equity a trend for master limited partnerships?
Recently, two master limited partnerships issued preferred equity, which is a relatively rare avenue of financing for MLPs.
Enterprise Products Partners will increase its LPG export capacity
Other than Targa Resources, the other company investing major sums to participate in LPG exports is Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).