Dallas, Texas (December 11, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on December 18, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on December 21, 2015.
Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents, effective December 21, 2015:
|Company Name||Ticker||Index Weight||Status|
|Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.||EPD||7.50%||Existing|
|Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.||ETE||7.50%||Existing|
|Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.||ETP||7.50%||Existing|
|Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.||MMP||7.50%||Existing|
|The Williams Companies, Inc.||WMB||7.50%||Existing|
|Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.||PAA||5.86%||Existing|
|Buckeye Partners, L.P.||BPL||5.35%||Existing|
|Williams Partners, L.P.||WPZ||4.02%||Existing|
|Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.||EEP||3.26%||Existing|
|Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P.||SXL||3.26%||Existing|
|ONEOK Partners, L.P.||OKS||3.09%||Existing|
|EQT Midstream Partners, LP||EQM||2.57%||Existing|
|Western Gas Partners, L.P.||WES||2.40%||Existing|
|Genesis Energy, L.P.||GEL||2.30%||Existing|
|Spectra Energy Partners, LP||SEP||2.24%||Existing|
|AmeriGas Partners, L.P.||APU||2.16%||Existing|
|Targa Resources Partners, L.P.||NGLS||2.02%||Existing|
|NuStar Energy, L.P.||NS||1.90%||Existing|
|Tesoro Logistics LP||TLLP||1.84%||Existing|
|TC PipeLines, LP||TCP||1.59%||Existing|
|Plains GP Holdings, L.P.||PAGP||1.56%||Existing|
|DCP Midstream Partners, L.P.||DPM||1.49%||Existing|
|Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.||SHLX||1.45%||NEW|
|EnLink Midstream Partners, LP||ENLK||1.34%||Existing|
|Targa Resources Corp.||TRGP||1.10%||Existing|
|Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.||SPH||1.09%||Existing|
|Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P.||BWP||1.00%||Existing|
|Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C.||EEQ||0.98%||Existing|
Constituents removed, effective December 21, 2015:
|NGL Energy Partners LP||NGL|
|Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP||TEP|
ABOUT THE CUSHING® MLP MARKET CAP INDEX
The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index provides a benchmark that is designed to track the performance of widely held master limited partnerships (MLPs). The Index is weighted on a float-adjusted market capitalization basis, with the weight of each constituent capped at 7.5% at rebalance. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices while the constituents are selected from the entire universe of publicly traded MLPs. The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CMCI”.
ABOUT SWANK CAPITAL AND CUSHING® ASSET MANAGEMENT
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 High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY) and The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CRTY). For more information, please visit www.swankcapital.com/the-cushingindices.
Source: Cushing® Asset Management, LP and Swank Capital, LLC
The Cushing® MLP Market Cap 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 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.