I didn't notice any mention of it in the Barron's article?
VNR has already done that. It's the new trend for MLPs. It should keep the stock price more stable, because since the distribution is every month, there should be less volatility.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
Monthly distributions will take some of the volatility out of the stock as people will find it more difficult to trade LINE with a much shorter window for the stock to appreciate or depreciate.
Causes higher premiums on put options
I don't like it and I may be moving out of my LNCO just because of this move. JMO
Why don't you like monthly distributions?