QR ENERGY LP
The MLP universe has three recent upstream additions that are an interesting option for income investors, but people need to be careful they understand the risks in what they’re buying.
Yields of LRR Energy LP (NYSE: LRE), QR Energy LP (NYSE: QRE), and Memorial Production Partners (NASDAQ: MEMP) are tempting. Double-digit yields are rare in any market. In this yield-starved market, they’re almost impossible to uncover. Those high more »
The Upstream MLP group provides some compelling yields. Four in particular stand out with near double digit yields: Breitburn Energy (NASDAQ: BBEP), QR Energy (NYSE: QRE), LRR Energy, and Memorial Production Partners. These last three are newcomers to the stage. All three provide plenty of cash for investors, but little, if any track record. There’s just not much to go on. That’s why yields are so high. How more »
Oil and gas MLPs offer high yields and an interesting tax structure but do they provide good value? The MLPs listed below have some of the lowest PE ratios in the industry and they all have dividend rates over 7%. The differing debt ratios and returns on invested capital show that there is definitely variation within the industry. Going beyond simple PE ratios and yield rates develops a clearer understanding more »
The energy sector can be unpredictably explosive but equally as cutthroat as energy companies live in a dog eat dog environment. Because the world will always need energy and continues to need more of it each year than the last, there are plenty of successful stocks that have stood out against the rest as dependable long term options for income investors, who utilize dividends to reinvest and strengthen their position more »