Alerian MLP ETF

-$0.26 (-0.6%)
Closing price September 21, 2023
The month of March was a good one for pipeline master limited partnerships. The Alerian MLP index finished the month with a gain of more than 8%.
Merrill Lynch said that the continued rebound in oil prices and the strength in fixed income markets both contributed to the recent MLP outperformance against the market.
If you went through 2015 and the first six weeks of 2016, the weakness in the oil and gas sector was something most investors have not seen in years. Now oil is back over $30.00 and nearing $35.00,...
Kinder Morgan is no longer classified as a master limited partnership. That does not mean that its relevance to MLPs has vanished, and many closed-end MLP funds still own Kinder Morgan as a result.
Fitch Ratings has warned that continued pressure in the commodities could impact the available funding for the MLPs.
It turns out that the sector for master limited partnerships (MLPs) had rolled back over. It was just in the past two weeks or so that the MLPs tried to bounce off of lows.
The idea here is not to call a bottom as much as it is to highlight how much these MLPs have come down and how much they could rise if the current analyst expectations were to pan out.
Kinder Morgan was not only not sold by MLP mutual funds following its unit roll-up. It was held, and by a large margin.
A Credit Suisse report on the outlook for master limited partnerships in 2015 says that the total return for the sector will be roughly between 12% and 20% for the year.
Will ETFs and closed-end mutual funds that track MLPs hold shares of Kinder Morgan Inc. shares after the merger?
Change is in the air after the midterm elections have swung the balance of power back to the Republican party in Congress.
Being an investor in the sector of master limited partnerships, or MLPs, has been extremely rewarding for years and years.
MLPs have become more prevalent in investor portfolios over the past couple of years. The problem is that this segment of the oil and gas sector has seen its valuations become lofty as investors have...
Source: ThinkstockThe big news in the master limited partnership (MLP) world last week was the announcement by Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: BWP) that it was cutting its quarterly...
Source: ThinkstockThe world of master limited partnerships (MLPs) has thrived under the era of low interest rates and high energy prices and high drilling. Income investors have collected high...