Quantcast
Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
ALERT

Double-Digit Dividend Growth for West Coast Utilities Best Dividend Stock

Dividend logo

Master Limited Partnerships, commonly known as MLPs, are limited partnerships that trade on securities markets like normal stocks. MLPs are not subject to income tax, and shareholders in MLPs are actually “limited partners” in company.

Their special tax designation allows MLPs to pass the tax burden onto their shareholders, but they are required to pay the vast majority of their earnings out to their partners, similar to REITs. Because of interesting tax quirks in the MLP structure, read Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), Taxes & Your IRA to understand why IRAs may not be the best place to hold your MLPs.

If you’re looking to invest in dividend-paying master limited partnerships, you may also be interested in dividend-paying MLP exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These funds offer a diversified dividend payment based on a basket of master limited partnerships holdings. ETFs are similar to equities, in that they are investment structures that are traded on stock exchanges. They are also similar to mutual funds in that they hold securities of many companies.

3 Reasons to Invest in dividend-paying MLP ETFs:

  • Instead of putting all your eggs in one basket, you get a diversified dividend payment based on a basket of MLP stocks.
  • All ETFs have very low fees and can be traded just like stocks.
  • It’s easy to gain exposure to many dividend-paying MLP stocks with just one vehicle (ETF).

Whereas, if you’re interested in investing in individual MLP stocks, the table below lists them all:

MLPs List

Sort By:

Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex-Div Date Pay Date
AB AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. 7.78% $25.20 $1.96 08/03/17 08/24/17
AHGP Alliance Holdings Group 10.34% $28.24 $2.92 08/09/17 08/18/17
ALDW Alon USA Partners LP 12.06% $11.61 $1.40 08/15/17 08/24/17
AM Antero Midstream Partners LP 4.56% $29.81 $1.36 10/31/17 11/16/17
AMID American Midstream Partners LP 12.50% $13.20 $1.65 08/03/17 08/14/17
ANDV Andeavor Logistics LP 2.26% $104.32 $2.36 08/29/17 09/15/17
APLP Archrock Partners, L.P. 8.33% $13.69 $1.14 08/04/17 08/14/17
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 8.46% $44.91 $3.80 08/08/17 08/18/17
ARCX Arc Logistics Partners LP 10.53% $16.72 $1.76 08/04/17 08/15/17
ARES Ares Management LP 6.78% $18.30 $1.24 08/16/17 09/01/17
ARH-C Arch Capital Group Ltd. 6.75% PFD sh S C 6.64% $25.40 $1.69 09/14/17 09/30/17
ARLP Alliance Resource Partners L.P. 9.79% $20.42 $2.00 08/03/17 08/14/17
ATAX America First Tax Exempt Investors L P Units Ben Int 8.26% $6.05 $0.50 09/28/17 10/31/17
ATLS Atlas Energy L.P. 0.00% $0.09 $0.00 02/05/15 02/19/15
BEP Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP Partnership Units (Bermuda) 5.31% $35.21 $1.87 08/29/17 09/30/17
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. 3.93% $44.31 $1.74 08/29/17 09/29/17
BKEP Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. 10.09% $5.75 $0.58 08/02/17 08/14/17
BKEPP Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. 9.25% $7.73 $0.71 08/02/17 08/14/17
BPL Buckeye Partners L.P. 9.48% $53.25 $5.05 08/10/17 08/21/17
BPY Brookfield Property Partners LP 4.83% $24.44 $1.18 08/29/17 09/29/17
Export to XLS with Dividend.com Premium

* Stock Price shown is previous day’s closing price.

** Dividend yield is calculated from Dividend Payout and previous day’s closing price.

Best Dividend Stocks

Don’t miss our industry-leading Best Dividend Stocks list for the “creme de la creme” of dividend stocks. We’ve developed an exclusive DARS™ dividend stock ratings system to rate and rank nearly 1,600 dividend-paying stocks. Our ratings are updated daily!

Preview More Best Dividend Stocks and much more with a 14-Day Free Trial