Friday, July 16, 2010

Top Yielding US Master Limited Partnerships

Some investors just can't take it any more with the choppy market. They just want to take their money and put it in high income producing investments, such as Master Limited Partnerships. These investments provide high yields which may be partly or completely tax sheltered. They distribute substantially all of their income, thereby avoiding double taxation. Most of these partnerships are invested in oil and gas. just came out with a list of high yield US Master Limited Partnerships. Here are a few examples.

Suburban Propane Partners LP (SPH) PE: 14.2 Yield: 7.1%

Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) PE: 12.0 Yield: 7.1%

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS) PE: 19.7 Yield: 7%

These partnerships are better off being owned in your personal account, as opposed to your IRA. Talk to your accountant before investing in these with your retirement plan funds, due to UBTI consequences.

For a free down-loadable list of over 15 of these high yield partnerships, go to

Author does not own any of the above.


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