Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of the Cushing® MLP High Income Index

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of the Cushing® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (January 6, 2017) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on January 13, 2017, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on January 17, 2017.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective January 17, 2016:

Company Name Ticker Tier Index Weight Prior Tier
Sunoco LP SUN 1 5.0% 1
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. SPH 1 5.0% 2
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 1 5.0% 1
USA Compression Partners, LP USAC 1 5.0% 3
Golar LNG Partners LP GMLP 1 5.0% 2
Enbridge Energy Partners,  L.P. EEP 1 5.0% 1
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 1 5.0% 1
Williams Partners, L.P. WPZ 1 5.0% 1
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 1 5.0% 1
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P. DPM 1 5.0% 1
SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. SXCP 2 3.5% 2
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2 3.5% 1
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P. SXL 2 3.5% 2
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. TOO 2 3.5% New
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2 3.5% 3
Genesis Energy, L.P. GEL 2 3.5% 1
Western Refining Logistics, LP WNRL 2 3.5% New
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 2 3.5% 2
ONEOK Partners, L.P. OKS 2 3.5% 1
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2 3.5% 2
Tesoro Logistics LP TLLP 3 1.5% 2
TC PipeLines, LP TCP 3 1.5% 2
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 3 1.5% 3
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 3 1.5% 3
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 3 1.5% 2
MPLX LP MPLX 3 1.5% 3
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 3 1.5% 3
EnLink Midstream, LLC ENLC 3 1.5% 3
Columbia Pipeline Partners LP CPPL 3 1.5% 3
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 3 1.5% 3

Constituents removed, effective January 17, 2017:

Company Name Ticker
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP


The Cushing® MLP High Income Index provides a benchmark that is designed to track the performance of 30 publicly traded energy and shipping master limited partnership (MLP) securities with an emphasis on current yield. The securities are chosen for inclusion according to a three-tier proprietary weighting system developed by Cushing® Asset Management, LP. The Cushing® MLP High Income Index is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “MLPY”.


Cushing® Asset Management, LP (“Cushing”), a subsidiary of Swank Capital, LLC, is an SEC-registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Cushing serves as investment adviser to affiliated funds and managed accounts which invest primarily in securities of MLPs and other natural resource companies.

Cushing is also dedicated to serving the needs of MLP and energy income investors by sponsoring a variety of industry benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  MLPX), The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  CMCI) and The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  CRTY).  For more information, please visit https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

For additional information contact:

Judson Redmond


Source:  Cushing® Asset Management, LP and Swank Capital, LLC

The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Cushing® Asset Management, LP, which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to maintain and calculate the Index.  S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices” and its related stylized mark(s) have been licensed for use by Cushing® Asset Management, LP.  Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones S&P nor any of their affiliates sponsor and promote the Index and none shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.