Trading Oil & Gas: Some Spicy MLPs To Choose From

Let’s focus on less-popular securities to trade energies today: Master Limited Partnership (MLP). How do they work and how can they be profitable?

By the way, a big “thank you!” goes to Simon, one of our readers, who asked us about this last Friday. Feel free to send us your questions or any topics that you would like us to write about in the forthcoming editions, and we’ll try our best to answer them!

A good way to diversify the construction of your oil and gas investment portfolio is to use a variety of assets for balanced exposure to the energy sector and its industrial components.

What Is a Master Limited Partnership (MLP)?

To learn in detail what an MLP is, we invite you to read the following articles that already contain the necessary basic information you need to know before starting investing in them.

Key Reason for Going Into Those Alternative Investments

The most important advantage is the high-income potential. Indeed, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) typically pay high yields to investors, mainly due to the fact that they do not pay corporate income taxes.

Stock Watchlist (Continued)

In the first article about alternative investments, we started a watchlist with some major energy stocks. Today, let’s update it!

As usual, our stock-picks will be shared through this link to our dynamic watchlist (which will be included in the position from now on). It will be updated from time to time as we progress through our portfolio construction process.

Take a look below at a few examples of some indicative metrics:

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Today we picked five oil and gas Master Limited Partnership (MLP) companies that are quoted on the US exchange. Their revenues are as stated below:

Revenue (in billion US dollars):

  • Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) $26.67B
  • Energy Transfer LP (ET) $38.95B
  • Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) $2.37B
  • MPLX LP (MPLX) $8.51B
  • Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) $23.59B

In summary, those alternative investments may present stable benefits and diversify your energy portfolio… So, what MLPs do you guys trade? I’ve already selected mine, as well as the exact positions associated with them. 

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