JP Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETNFund
- Change 0.63 (1.6%)
- Volume 2.66 M
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- Assets $2,633.2M
- Expense Ratio 0.85%
- Yield 5.98%
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03-13-2015 03:05 PM by Max Chen
Investors who have been relying on high-yield assets to generate some extra cash should lean toward master limited partnerships and related exchange traded funds in a rising rate environment. Mark Litzerman, co-head of Real Asset Strategy at Wells Fargo, pointed out that MLPs ...
03-08-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnerships and related exchange traded funds have been pressured along with other energy plays as oil prices fell. However, many may have misconceived notions about how the investments work. For instance, the JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: AMJ) has ...
01-14-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnerships (MLPs) and the corresponding exchange traded funds, favored destinations for income investors over the past several years, have not been immune to oil's tumble. While significantly less bad than oil futures ETFs, the JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (...
12-15-2014 02:35 PM by Max Chen
Many are dumping portfolio losers for tax purposes before the year closes out. While the added selling may pressure the pummeled assets even further over the short-term, investors may pick up underperforming assets and related exchange traded funds on the cheap. For instance, ...
12-09-2014 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Many investors have turned to master limited partnership exchange traded funds in search of yields and exposure to a burgeoning U.S. energy industry. However, there are some special considerations when browsing through MLP ETFs. "The average investor doesn't understand how the...
12-02-2014 03:30 PM by Max Chen
Master Limited Partnership exchange traded funds rebounded Tuesday after a two-day plunge on a broad sell-off in energy-related assets in response to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' decision to keep supply flowing. The JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArc...
11-24-2014 01:39 PM by Tom Lydon
Alerian Capital Management, the index provider for some of the largest exchange traded products tracking master limited partnerships (MLPs), is reportedly exploring a sale. Texas-based Allerian, a closely held company, has begun interviewing banks to help advise it on a transa...
11-20-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Even as oil prices decline, master limited partnerships and related exchange traded funds will continue to benefit from the rising production from U.S. oil drillers. The ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP) and JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: AMJ) are the two larges...
11-19-2014 03:15 PM by Todd Shriber
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is expected to complete its acquisitions of master limited partnerships (MLPs) Kinder Morgan Management LLC (NYSE: KMR), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: KMP) and El Paso Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPB) on Nov. 26 and that is likely to b...
11-17-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Institutions have been slowly building up their inflation hedges and the average investor can also shield themselves against the negative effects of inflation through exchange traded funds that track real assets. Institutional-class investors, including multibillion-dollar pen...
11-12-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
With U.S. interest rates remaining at historic lows, yield-starved investors have continued allocating massive amounts of capital to exchange traded products offering exposure to master limited partnerships (MLP). So popular are MLP ETFs and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that t...
10-27-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Niche or specialty exchange traded funds that target a specific area of the market are gaining traction as traders utilize the strategies for tactical, short-term exposure. "The ETF industry has proved that if you can actually deliver strategies that investors want, you can be...
10-17-2014 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
After experiencing a precipitous fall off during the recent selling, master limited partnerships and related exchange traded products jumped Wednesday on Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) analysts' upgrades for several midstream energy MLPs and bargain purchases. The JPMorgan Aleria...
08-07-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnerships and related exchange traded funds have provided impressive capital appreciation, along with attractive yields, in a long-term portfolio. According to First Trust Portfolios, the Alerian MLP Index has generated a cumulative total return of 1,231.8%, ...
06-10-2014 01:52 PM by Tom Lydon
JPMorgan is the latest financial services giant to turn exchange traded fund purveyor as the company prepares to launch two passive, so-called smart-beta ETFs. According to two Securities and Exchange Commission filings, JPMorgan is finalizing the JPMorgan Diversified Return G...
05-08-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A conversation about exchange traded products typically involves exchange traded funds, or ETFs, but , overlooking exchange traded notes, or ETNs, in the process. Not only do ETNs offer exposure to a broad range of assets, in select asset classes, ETNs can be the preferred ave...
05-06-2014 03:24 PM by Max Chen
Master limited partnership and energy infrastructure exchange traded funds were trading near all-time highs as investors look for investment alternatives in a shaky market and capitalize on the shale oil expansion. For instance, the Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF...
04-10-2014 01:45 PM by Tom Lydon
A diversified portfolio should include assets that zig when the market zags. As equities market start to stumble, investors can take a look at exchange traded funds that track real assets to help prop up investment portfolios. For instance, real estate investment trusts and in...
03-07-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors enjoy the greater tax efficiencies offered by exchange traded funds, but not all products are created equal. Specifically, master limited partnership ETF investors need to be aware of special tax considerations that could affect returns. Michael Iachini, managing dir...
01-16-2014 07:00 AM by Max Chen
The U.S. is pumping out more black gold than ever as shale oil and gas production accelerates. As the country moves toward energy self-sufficiency, investors can take a look at master limited partnership exchange traded funds to capitalize on oil boom. According to BP Plc (NYS...
08-13-2013 02:36 PM by Tom Lydon
Many have piled into master limited partnership exchange traded funds, enticed by prospects of higher yields. However, investors should take a step back and familiarize themselves with the investment before diving in head first. In the first six months of 2013, master limited ...
08-11-2013 08:25 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership exchange traded funds provide investors with robust yields and exposure to the expanding energy infrastructure. However, MLPs could begin to struggle when interest rates move higher. "Should interest rates begin to rise again, the cost of capital for...
08-08-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Enhanced indexing methodologies have allowed investors to diversify away from market-cap weighted exchange traded funds in many asset categories, even master limited partnerships. For instance, the Credit Suisse Equal Weight MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: MLPN), formerly known as th...
07-11-2013 07:37 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership exchange traded funds can help investors gain exposure to the expanding U.S. energy infrastructure while generating attractive yields with lower volatility. MLPs own and operate pipelines, refineries, transportation, storage and distribution business...
07-05-2013 02:35 PM by Tom Lydon
I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. On Thursday, I highlighted the JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: AMJ). Master limited part...
06-29-2013 09:32 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership exchange traded funds are holding up and could outpace the broader markets, even as other yield-generating assets weaken in a rising interest rate environment. Over the past month, the Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP) dropped 1.3% and JPMorgan Aleria...
05-18-2013 06:44 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that follow master limited partnerships, or MLPs, have been a popular draw for investors looking for attractive yields and an alternative energy sector play. Nevertheless, MLP ETFs come with their own quirks. The Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP), which co...
05-11-2013 07:16 AM by Tom Lydon
A popular master limited partnership exchange traded note has started to trade at a premium to its net asset value once again, highlighting additional risks associated with the ETN structure. The JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: AMJ) was trading at a premium of around...
02-25-2013 06:19 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership exchange traded funds are garnering more attention as a way to access the booming energy industry with attractive yield opportunities. Nevertheless, potential investors should be aware of how the funds work. MLPs offer high yields because of their pa...
02-22-2013 12:55 PM by Tom Lydon
When ETF investors want income, they usually think about go-to sectors such as high-yield bonds and dividend stocks. However, there are other places investors can look to boost income with money market funds and U.S. Treasuries paying next to nothing. "At current valuations, s...
01-15-2013 02:10 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund providers are dishing out more master limited partnership funds as a way to appease the growing demand for yield. While already offering an MLP related ETF of its own, Global X on Tuesday launched one aimed at capturing the small-cap segment of the industry. ...
01-10-2013 08:10 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnerships have been popular investments as investors have sought out the relatively stable cash flows offered from the assets. With the growing interest in the area, Barclays has launched its first MLP exchange traded note under its iPath line. The iPath S&am...
11-26-2012 06:18 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership exchange traded funds have been pushed to the side along with other yield generating assets ahead of the U.S. fiscal cliff and potential tax changes. However, the markets could be overreacting. The market fear over MLPs stems from concerns that the O...
11-21-2012 02:38 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds continue to increase in number and popularity, growing to one of the most commonly traded securities on the stock exchange as both institutional and the average retail investor gain greater access to broad or specialized market exposure. Yet many individuals...
11-21-2012 06:33 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds and notes tracking master limited partnerships have fallen sharply in November amid fears over the U.S. fiscal cliff. However, MLP ETFs could still be attractive to income-oriented investors searching for yield. Also, most of the income produced by MLPs i...
11-17-2012 06:08 AM by Tom Lydon
Master limited partnership ETFs and ETNs specilize on the logistics of oil and gas transport. The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy will keep MLPs in focus while supplying investors a decent yield. "MLPS are mostly focused in the 'midstream' energy space, meaning the processing and...
11-13-2012 06:07 AM by Tom Lydon
Treasury yields are falling again as President Barack Obama's re-election has boosted speculation that the Federal Reserve will stick with quantitative easing and bond buying. Renewed fears over Greece and the Eurozone debt crisis have also pushed investors into Treasuries with y...
10-19-2012 09:18 AM by Tom Lydon
With investors looking at paltry yields in the fixed-income market, master limited partnership exchange traded funds have garnered greater attention as an attractive source of income and a portfolio diversifier. "Investors continue to migrate to the ETF asset class, and we are...
09-27-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that track master limited partnerships, or MLPs, help generate attractive yields and will provide investors with exposure to long-term infrastructure expansion. "MLPs have been under followed but are now getting a lot of attention," Kenny Feng, CEO & ...
07-27-2012 02:20 PM by Tom Lydon
The low interest rate climate has investors searching for income. Exchange traded funds that focus on master limited partnerships, or MLPs, can find a strong income while diversifying away from equities. "MLPs operate under the "toll road" business model in the sense that they...
06-29-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As an alternative to typical dividend yielding stocks, exchange traded funds that that track master limited partnerships provide an another option for investors who want their investment portfolios to generate income. Investors are also drawn to MLPs for their diversification ...
06-19-2012 12:04 PM by John Spence
JP Morgan has announced a size limit for a popular exchange traded note designed to track master limited partnerships. Halting the issuance of more shares could result in the ETN trading at a premium to indicative value, similar to a closed-end fund. The move is a reminder tha...
05-14-2012 01:04 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors searching for yield are taking a liking to master limited partnerships, or MLPs. More MLP funds such as Global X MLP ETF (NYSEArca: MLPA) are hitting the market, and there are plans to launch additional offerings. "MLP investors have historically received a generous ...
04-20-2012 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Income seekers have a new option available as Global X Funds, a provider of specialized exchange traded fund products, launched a new low-cost master limited partnership fund on Thursday. Global X MLP ETF (NYSEArca: MLPA) tries to reflect the performance of the Solactive MLP C...
04-02-2012 01:37 PM by John Spence
ETFs tracking master limited partnerships outperformed the S&P 500 in 2011 as investors favored income-producing sectors, but MLP funds are trailing the market so far this year in the risk-on environment. ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP) posted a total return of about...
03-13-2012 02:47 PM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in master limited partnerships have been a popular option for income-seeking investors. A new entrant joined the field of MLP ETFs on Tuesday. Yorkville High Income MLP ETF (NYSEArca: YMLP) listed Tuesday. The fund has operating expenses of 0....
12-29-2011 07:55 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that follow master limited partnerships have outperformed the S&P 500 this year and attracted the attention of investors starved for income. More MLP ETFs are in the works so investors will have more choice, but they need to put in the research and u...
11-10-2011 10:45 AM by John Spence
Two exchange traded products tracking master limited partnerships have attracted nearly $1 billion each so far this year as ETF investors continue to explore new areas of the market in their search for income. MLPs came out in the 1980s to promote energy infrastructure investm...
08-10-2011 07:01 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that focus on master limited partnerships have regained their footing after a steep drop with the stock market. MLP ETFs provide investors exposure to energy pipelines and a reliable stream of income. They have grown more popular as income-starved investo...
03-04-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
If you're seeking high yields, you may want to look into Master Limited Parternships (MLPs) exchange traded funds (ETFs) as a way to gain exposure to the energy market and cash in on some decent yields in the process. MLPs usually hold infrastructure like pipelines that transp...
01-24-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the economy improves, companies that are sitting on a pile of cash now feel safe enough to reward their long-term investors with higher dividend payouts. Instead of picking single stocks, you might be better off playing the dividend craze with exchange traded funds (ETFs) inst...
09-16-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's all about the Benjamins for investors these days. If you're one of the many seeking exchange traded funds (ETFs) with yield, we have a few solutions. 1. The ETF Analyzer. There's no easier way to find and sort ETFs by yield. When you're in the Analyzer, simply click "expa...
08-25-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
If you're one of the many investors seeking yields right now, a new way to get them is now here: the industry's first exchange traded fund (ETF) aimed at master limited partnerships (MLPs) launched today. The Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP), marketed by ALPS Distributors, and...
08-12-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Lucrative yields offered by exchange traded notes (ETNs) that track energy-focused master limited partnerships (MLPs) are attracting more investors as the expansion of the nation's energy infrastructure brings in more revenue for MLPs that rent out energy service facilities. T...
08-02-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
For those seeking to invest in something that provides a little income stream on the side, exchange traded funds (ETFs) now provide exposure to Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). But wait...what are MLPs? MLPs are partnerships. The general partner is responsible for running t...
05-10-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Income-focused investors have been looking for new sources of dividends and interest, since yields are low, low, low. There is an alternative exchange traded note (ETN) investment that many investors could be overlooking. Master† Limited Partnerships (MLPs) have nice income s...
05-04-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Natural gas prices and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have taken some hits in the last few years. But can increasing demand from a robust economic recovery provide the needed stimulus to push gas prices back to profitable levels? According to Don Dion of the Street, the natural ...
03-11-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Trying to interpret what the markets are doing can be just as crazy-making as attempting to predict what's happening. That's why it might be necessary to add in some income-producing exchange traded funds (ETFs) along with the risky funds. The always insightful Gary Gordon at ...