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Fund Flows into Top MLP ETFs Fell in the Third Quarter

Ruth King
Fund Flows into Top MLP ETFs Fell in the Third Quarter

Fund flows into top MLP ETFs fell significantly in the third quarter. The Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) had a net outflow of $864 million in the third quarter. The ETF had a net inflow of $912 million in the second quarter and $501 million in the third quarter of 2017. Inflows into the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund (EMLP) fell to $35 million compared to $161 million in the third quarter of 2017. The Global X MLP ETF (MLPA) saw a net outflow of $6 million compared to an inflow of $70 million in the third quarter of 2017.