Action to Take. After a mostly sideways year with lots of volatility in between, I'm still somewhat bearish on energy MLPs as a whole. That said, the volatility has created the opportunity for some selective nibbling in particularly beaten-down areas. Natural Resource Partners and Niska Gas Storage Partners are intriguing ideas: NRP for stability and predictability of its income, thanks to a limited-risk business model; and NKA for its higher yield and deep asset-value characteristics.
>>To see these stocks in action, visit the 2 Energy MLPs With Attractive Yields portfolio on Stockpickr.
P.S. -- We recently came across an unusual energy stock that has crushed gold, silver, oil and just about anything else you can think of over the past 10 years. What's amazing is that even after its 2,000% run-up it's STILL paying an 8.6% dividend yield right now. Click here to get the name of this stock.)
Disclosure: Neither A. Fischbaum nor StreetAuthority, LLC hold positions in any securities mentioned in this article.Links:
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