MLPs are sensitive to a number of factors, including the prices of oil and natural gas, interest rates, and the overall performance of the stock market. Yet at times, the performance of MLPs does not seem very connected to any of …
From an investor’s perspective, MLP investments are little different than investing in a regular corporation. MLP securities, known as “units,” trade just like normal shares on the major stock exchanges. MLPs offer a couple of distinct …
Integrated energy giant BP plc (BP - Free Report) is contemplating spinning off some of its Midwest and Gulf Coast pipelines into a master limited partnership ("MLP") and filing for an initial public offering ("IPO") to raise cash. The MLP
The change would largely benefit owners of private businesses, but U.S. stock market investors holding shares of master limited partnerships, or MLPs, would receive the same treatment. MLPs build the pipelines and storage tanks and are a …
why isn’t this good for MLP stock prices? In fact the entire energy complex has had a terrible few months. MLPs are -2% YTD although the sector feels as if it’s been falling for months. Meanwhile, the Oil Services ETF (OIH) is -22%. U.S. …
Just as highly indebted, London-listed miner Glencore has seen the correlation between its stock and copper prices jump this year, so Kinder Morgan’s shares are now more closely tied to oil prices than previously. The same is true of the …
Despite positive fundamentals, MLPs, he says, require selectivity. MLP prices come under pressure when the overall stock market declines or during a credit crisis like the one in 2008. “We select companies with stable and growing cash …
While he said he doesn't expect the floodgates to open for new MLP offerings, a successful stock-market debut should signal to MLP management teams that if they need to raise equity they can, something that "is in striking contrast to …