If you like that growth, you should switch to AHGP. Because of the IDRs it owns in ARLP, it has grown its distribution twice as fast as ARLP. Briefly today, the two had almost the same yield, but then AHGP's price shot up a bit, dropping its yield a little below ARLP.
ARLP raised its Q2 distribution by 13%, compared to Q1. AHGP raised its by 23%.
ARLP's Q2 distribution is higher than its Q2 of 2007 distribution by 18%. AHGP's distribution is higher by 33% over the same period.
ARLP's Q2 distribution is 32% higher than it was in Q2 of 2006. AHGP's distribution is 64% higher.