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Cushing® Indices

Cushing® Indices

Financial advisors and investors use The Cushing® Indices to evaluate performance and growth characteristics of potential energy income investments.

Cushing® brings rigorous research and analysis to the design and construction of The Cushing® Indices. Relying on proprietary fundamental methodologies, industry knowledge, insight and experience, we establish methodologies to provide reliable and accurate benchmarks for investors in MLPs and the royalty trust and upstream income sectors.

  Cushing® 30 MLP Index Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index Cushing® MLP High Income Index Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index
Short Description An equally weighted index with representatives from most subsectors systematically ranked A float adjusted market capitalization index capped at 7.5% An income ranked index tiered within market capitalization ranges A float adjusted market capitalization index capped at 7.5% of royalty trusts and upstream MLPs
Price Symbol MLPX CMCI MLPY CRTY
Total Return Symbol MLPXTR CMCIT MLPYTR CRTYTR
Number of Constituents 30 30 30 25
Constituent Weighting Equal Weighting Market Capitalization Equal Weighting within Tiers Market Capitalization
Rebalance Frequency Quarterly Quarterly Quarterly Quarterly
Market Capitalization Minimum $500 Million $500 Million $500 Million None
Liquidity Minimum 500,000 units / month 500,000 units / month 500,000 units / month Within 90% of the potential constituent universe
Public Float Minimum 20% 20% 20% 20%