Income investors love MLPs because they offer exposure to energy related limited partnerships with juicy yields. Many yield more than 5% making them enticing to both retirement age and younger investors looking for regular (although not necessarily monthly) income from their portfolios. A new MLP ETF has just entered the marketplace within the last month, but this one's just a little different from the rest.
The InfraCap MLP ETF (NYSEARCA:AMZA) is the first actively managed ETF that will be a pure play on MLPs. By "pure" I mean that the fund will focus on investing in midstream energy master limited partnerships and their related general partnerships. Whereas many ETFs in the MLP space simply look to match a predetermined index, this ETF will look to move in and out of positions within the portfolio where the managers believe that valuation, management or return potential warrant an overweight position.
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