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7 MLP Giants That Keep Raising Distributions, Even Through Recent Hard Times

With oil having rallied massively from its 2016 lows, the investor interest in the energy sector has come back strong. The post-election rally also seen as pro-energy, and that is ...
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Stifel Select List Energy MLPs to Buy for 2017

With everybody returning to Wall Street from the holidays, the focus is now squarely on 2017 and what makes sense. One thing that looks solid is the prospects for oil. ...
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UBS Adds Top Pick Growth and Dividend MLPs to Buy as Oil Rockets Higher

After underperforming for most of the fall, the energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) have taken a solid turn for the better as the prospects for infrastructure growth have increased dramatically ...
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Jefferies Issues Top Refining and Marketing Stocks to Buy

Analysts at Jefferies on Monday initiated coverage on four independent oil refiners and their affiliated logistics master limited partnerships (MLPs). After a period of high crack spreads in the year ...
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Energy MLPs Up 50% From Lows: 4 That Remain Top Analyst Picks

One almost shudders when thinking about how the energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) traded earlier this year. When 2016 started, the Alerian MLP index fell a stunning 30% in five short ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Ford, Gilead, Level 3, Sarepta, Western Digital, Whiting Petroleum and More

Stocks had a rough Thursday and futures were indicated lower on Friday. Despite the drop, we have yet to see any serious selling pressure in a while and investors still ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Has Raised Targets on Many Top MLPs

The world of master limited partnerships (MLPs) saw its ground go from stable to shaky during the oil and gas meltdown from 2014 into 2016. Some MLPs have even found themselves ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Duke Energy, Entergy, Salesforce, SunEdison and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday morning. It seems that the three-day rally that ended on Thursday was met by valuation sellers again. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports ...
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Deutsche Bank Says the Strong MLPs Will Survive: 4 Top Picks for 2016

Lower for longer is the current mantra of the energy master limited partnerships (MLPs), and most likely the rest of the sector as well. MLPs and midstreams were crushed in ...
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Insider Buying Surges During Sell-Off: Sprint, Sears, SolarCity and More

If there was ever a week where we saw disproportionate numbers in insider activity, it was this week. Insiders from every sector took advantage of the gigantic wash-out last Monday ...
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Analyst Says Energy MLPs Best Buy Since 2008

Compared to other income type equities, like utilities and real estate investment trusts (REITs), the master limited partnerships (MLPs) have been absolutely demolished. In fact, the Alerian index that tracks ...
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MPLX, MarkWest Merger Gets Lukewarm Reception from Investors

Midstream and downstream petroleum company Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) announced Monday morning that MPLX L.P. (NYSE: MPLX), a master limited partnership (MLP) spun out of Marathon in 2012, will ...
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Two Mergers in Troubled MLP Sector

The world of master limited partnerships, or MLPs, has been rocked lately. The news has not been good, and Barron's keeps highlighting risks in the sector with ongoing payout and ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Higher MLP Distributions and Higher Price Targets

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has refreshed a huge coverage list of master limited partnerships, or MLPs. The firm has shown that forty-eight MLPs in its coverage universe have declared ...
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J.P. Morgan Chief Strategist Says to Buy the Dips

The stock market rallied to new highs last week on the strength of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments on the continuation of the easy money policies that are flooding ...
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