Master Limited Partnerships
Master limited partnership (MLP) investments offer a simple value proposition: tax-advantaged high yields and strong recession-resistant growth potential.
MLPs allow investors to defer much of their personal income tax liability for years into the future or, in many cases, indefinitely. Unlike regular corporations, a master limited partnership doesn’t pay traditional corporate-level tax. Instead, these partnerships pass through the majority of their income to investors in the form of regular quarterly distributions. In other words, 80 to 90 percent of the distribution you receive from the MLP is tax-deferred.
Learn more about how to add master limited partnerships to your portfolio with the latest in-depth analysis in the archive below. For a detailed understanding of the MLPs, including what they do, how they are taxed and the best plays to consider for your portfolio, check out our free guide: MLPs: High Yields and Low Taxes.
Although Chesapeake Energy sold its stake in this midstream MLP back in July, it still maintains a significant relationship with the firm.
Although natural gas and NGL prices may be on the rebound, this midstream MLP is shrewdly diversifying its business mix into fee-based crude oil assets.
As goes the global economy, so goes the dry bulk shipping market. Fortunately, this dry bulk carrier MLP offers an enticing yield while investors await better times.
As the largest midstream energy company in North America, Kinder Morgan has a top-down view of US energy demand that merits investors’ attention.
Yield-hungry investors have bid up the MLP space to a new all-time high. That's caused anxiety that MLPs' incredible run could soon reverse.
When short-term insiders sell out their units to long-term insiders, the odds favor the latter being correct about their company’s future prospects.
Why are there 47 fund products that offer exposure to the universe of about 82 energy-related master limited partnerships? Income-seeking investors love above-average yields, while investment banks and asset management firms love fees.
Three partnerships have filed S-1 forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission since we last wrote about MLP IPOs.
With the majority of energy-focused master limited partnerships (MLP) having reported quarterly results, we have an opportunity to reflect one of the key trends that emerged from the deluge of financial data: the extent to which the dramatic decline in the price of natural gas liquids reduced firms’ distributable cash flow (DCF) and payout coverage.
In the first installment of this two-part series, we explain why NGL prices will likely remain volatile in coming years. Next week's issue will focus on the extent to which fluctuations in the price of these commodities will impact the 17 publicly traded partnerships that own natural gas-processing assets.