Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® Transportation Index

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® Transportation Index

Dallas, Texas (September 21, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Transportation Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on September 28, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 1, 2018:

Cushing® Transportation Index constituents, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS 6.00% Existing
Ryder System, Inc. R 6.00% Existing
Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL 6.00% Existing
Matson, Inc. MATX 6.00% Existing
Union Pacific Corporation UNP 6.00% Existing
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. CHRW 6.00% Existing
Alaska Air Group, Inc. ALK 6.00% Existing
Norfolk Southern Corporation NSC 6.00% Existing
Kansas City Southern KSU 4.28% Existing
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. EXPD 4.26% Existing
CSX Corporation CSX 4.17% Existing
FedEx Corporation FDX 3.75% Existing
Southwest Airlines Co. LUV 3.55% Existing
American Airlines Group Inc. AAL 3.37% Existing
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. JBHT 2.75% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 2.00% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.00% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2.00% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2.00% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.00% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
Landstar System, Inc. LSTR 1.87% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP


The Cushing® Transportation Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in road, rail, marine and air transportation of cargoes and passengers, as well as master limited partnerships (MLPs) engaged in storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CTRI”.


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 midstream energy infrastructure companies and other natural resource companies.

Cushing is also dedicated to serving the needs of investors by sponsoring a variety of benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), The Cushing® 30 MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY), The Cushing® Energy Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CENI), The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CSCI) and The Cushing® Utility Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CUTI). For more information, please visit https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.


Judson Redmond



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

The Cushing® Transportation Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to calculate and maintain 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 nor any of their affiliates sponsor and promote the Index and none shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.