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 (July 7, 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 July 14, 2017, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on July 17, 2017.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective July 17, 2017:

Company Name Ticker Tier Index Weight Prior Tier
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. SPH 1 5.0% 1
Golar LNG Partners LP GMLP 1 5.0% 1
Sunoco LP SUN 1 5.0% 1
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 1 5.0% 1
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 1 5.0% 1
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 1 5.0% New
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 1 5.0% 1
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 1 5.0% 2
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 1 5.0% 1
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 1 5.0% 2
SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. SXCP 2 3.5% 2
Genesis Energy, L.P. GEL 2 3.5% 1
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2 3.5% New
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2 3.5% 2
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 2 3.5% 2
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2 3.5% 3
Tesoro Logistics LP TLLP 2 3.5% 2
Western Refining Logistics, LP WNRL 2 3.5% 2
TC PipeLines, LP TCP 2 3.5% 3
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2 3.5% 3
American Midstream Partners, LP AMID 3 1.5% 3
USA Compression Partners, LP USAC 3 1.5% 3
Dynagas LNG Partners LP DLNG 3 1.5% 3
GasLog Partners LP GLOP 3 1.5% 3
Archrock Partners, L.P. APLP 3 1.5% New
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HEP 3 1.5% 2
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 3 1.5% 2
MPLX LP MPLX 3 1.5% 3
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 3 1.5% 3
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 3 1.5% 3

Constituents removed, effective July 17, 2017:

Company Name Ticker
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP
EnLink Midstream, LLC ENLC
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. TOO


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) and The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  CMCI).  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 Swank Capital, LLC, and 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.