Thirteen energy-focused master limited partnerships completed initial public offerings (IPO) this year–three shy of the all-time record set in 2006.
In the past, investing in fledgling publicly traded partnerships has proved to be a winning proposition and an opportunity to find value when the market bids stock prices up to frothy levels. However, investors should be forewarned selectivity is critical to this strategy’s success.
MLPs often grow their distributions at an accelerated rate in their first two years as a publicly traded entity. These rising quarterly payouts, coupled with a raft of research reports from Wall Street analysts, tend to attract investors’ attention and drive the stock price higher.
At the same time, brokerage and financial websites often misreport recently listed MLPs’ yield until the firm has paid a full year’s worth of distributions. This quirk gives investors an opportunity to buy these stocks before the herd realizes how much the units yield.
In this issue, we catch up with the class of 2012, focusing on the newest downstream operators and one publicly traded partnership that operates in a nontraditional business line.
Your complete guide to energy investing, from growth stocks to high-yielders.
In October 2012, renowned energy expert Elliott Gue launched the Energy & Income Advisor, a twice-monthly investment advisory that's dedicated to unearthing the most profitable opportunities in the sector, from growth stocks to high-yielding utilities, royalty trusts and master limited partnerships.
Elliott and Roger on Dec. 21, 2017
Balanced portfolios of energy stocks for aggressive and conservative investors.
Our take on more than 50 energy-related equities, from upstream to downstream and everything in between.
Our assessment of every energy-related master limited partnership.
Roger Conrad’s coverage of more than 70 dividend-paying energy names.