MLP Index® (TMLP)

The Tortoise MLP Index® is a float-adjusted, capitalization weighted index of energy master limited partnerships (MLPs). The index is comprised of publicly-traded companies organized in the form of limited partnerships or limited liability companies engaged in transportation, production, processing, and/or storage of energy commodities.

  • Methodology Summary:
  • Modified float-adjusted, market capitalization weighting
  • No single issuer greater than 10 percent

  • Key Eligibility Requirements:
  • Publicly traded, organized as a limited partnership or a limited liability company, and classified as an "energy MLP" by Tortoise
  • Market capitalization of $200 million
  • Domicile in the United States and listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, or NYSE Alternext U.S., American Stock Exchange or Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Must pay a distribution greater than or equal to their minimum quarterly distribution at time of index inclusion

Index Performance (as of 3/31/2015) 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year
Price Return -3.5% 5.9% 9.1% 6.5%
Total Return 1.9% 12.2% 15.8% 13.6%


Index Details

As of most recent rebalance date

Symbol (Price Return)TMLP
Symbol (Total Return)TMLPT
Number of Companies103
Market Capitalization$428 billion
Base Date12/31/1999
Inception Date1/28/2010
Index Resources