On May 1, 2020, the DWA MLP Select Index (DWAMLP) celebrated its fifth anniversary. While the state of
On May 1, 2020, the DWA MLP Select Index (DWAMLP) celebrated its fifth anniversary. While the state of the energy market has been in constant flux since the launch of the DWAMLP, the methodology and the robust process employed by the index has remained constant, and it has provided a dynamic way of tracking and accessing this important investment space. Additionally, the DWAMLP has managed to outperform, on a total return basis, its benchmarks as well as a crude oil since it launched.
What is an MLP?
Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) are a good example of unique investment vehicles that can offer market participants certain benefits traditional products, such as equities and bonds, may not always provide. To begin, let’s start by giving a brief background on MLPs and how they are structured. By definition, a master limited partnership (MLP) is a business organization that exists in the form of a publicly traded limited partnership. There are two classes of partners within an MLP: limited…