MLPAX: Oppenheimer SteelPath MLP Alpha A

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MLPAX Oppenheimer SteelPath MLP Alpha A

  • Fund
  • MLPAX
  • Price as of: Dec 04, 2019
  • $5.35
    + $0.03 + 0.56%

Profile

MLPAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -14.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -15.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -15.9%
  • Net Assets $1.36 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 80.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$5.35
$5.32
$7.22

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.63%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 36.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Energy Limited Partnership

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -14.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -1.96%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 4.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Invesco Oppenheimer SteelPath MLP Alpha Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    OppenheimerFunds
  • Inception Date
    Mar 31, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Brian D. Watson

Fund Description

The Oppenheimer SteelPath MLP Alpha Fund Class A (MLPAX) is an actively managed fund focused on the master limited partnership (MLPs) segment of the energy sector. The fund uses fundamental analysis to identify U.S. midstream pipeline MLPs that have strong projected distribution growth. MLPAX is a “best ideas” fund in which the managers will only own the 20 MLPs they feel are best suited for the portfolio.

Given its narrow focus on one small segment of the energy sector, MLPAX is suitable as a small satellite position. The fund is managed by Oppenheimer Funds.


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Performance

MLPAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.9% -30.9% 63.5% 94.96%
1 Yr -20.7% -43.6% 40.2% 93.14%
3 Yr -15.7%* -21.0% 30.9% 91.16%
5 Yr -15.9%* -22.3% 20.3% 84.79%
10 Yr N/A* -8.0% 29.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -22.2% -35.0% 7.5% 81.96%
2017 -14.0% -25.3% 59.5% 86.78%
2016 8.8% -22.0% 47.9% 37.36%
2015 -30.2% -65.1% 127.1% 74.89%
2014 1.2% -12.5% 39.1% 52.81%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.2% -30.9% 63.5% 94.12%
1 Yr -20.1% -33.6% 40.2% 92.86%
3 Yr -10.7%* -21.0% 35.9% 89.80%
5 Yr -10.4%* -22.3% 23.5% 83.41%
10 Yr N/A* -7.5% 30.9% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.0% -31.5% 8.2% 70.25%
2017 -7.2% -25.3% 68.6% 82.37%
2016 17.9% -22.0% 65.5% 24.15%
2015 -25.7% -65.1% 127.1% 73.99%
2014 6.8% -12.5% 39.1% 32.02%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MLPAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MLPAX Category Low Category High MLPAX % Rank
Net Assets 1.36 B 1.07 M 8.06 B 13.93%
Number of Holdings 20 5 1570 84.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.2 B -877 M 2.35 B 11.56%
Weighting of Top 10 80.43% 9.5% 461.9% 33.87%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Energy Transfer LP 13.56%
  2. Enterprise Products Partners LP 13.15%
  3. Williams Companies Inc 9.66%
  4. Targa Resources Corp 8.80%
  5. MPLX LP Partnership Units 8.16%
  6. Magellan Midstream Partners LP 7.65%
  7. TC Pipelines LP 6.72%
  8. Tallgrass Energy LP Class A 4.79%
  9. Western Midstream Partners LP 4.06%
  10. Antero Midstream Corp 3.88%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MLPAX % Rank
Stocks
100.12% 80.31% 259.02% 18.55%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.12% 9.74% 93.82%
Other
0.00% -61.62% 39.16% 83.33%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.03% 3.22% 95.16%
Bonds
0.00% -235.37% 50.30% 86.02%
Cash
-0.12% -105.83% 56.78% 89.52%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLPAX % Rank
Energy
96.41% -1.17% 163.77% 15.34%
Basic Materials
3.71% -1.05% 14.70% 19.18%
Utilities
0.00% -10.13% 35.77% 98.36%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 60.20% 98.08%
Real Estate
0.00% -0.33% 84.46% 97.53%
Industrials
0.00% -7.69% 48.09% 98.63%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 34.92% 98.08%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 116.57% 98.08%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 19.46% 98.08%
Consumer Defense
0.00% -11.86% 30.80% 96.71%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 32.58% 98.08%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLPAX % Rank
US
100.12% 80.21% 203.82% 15.59%
Non US
0.00% -2.82% 156.62% 96.24%

Expenses

MLPAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MLPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.63% -2.86% 37.17% 56.09%
Management Fee 1.10% 0.00% 2.64% 78.76%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 59.51%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

MLPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.00% 5.75% 70.27%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MLPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MLPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 36.00% 0.00% 5155.00% 33.97%

Distributions

MLPAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MLPAX Category Low Category High MLPAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 4.07% 0.00% 78.03% 9.95%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MLPAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MLPAX Category Low Category High MLPAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.96% -7.28% 9.57% 94.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MLPAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MLPAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Brian D. Watson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2010

9.59

9.6%

Brian Watson serves as portfolio manager for SteelPath Alpha, Income, Select 40, Alpha Plus, Panoramic and Focused MLP strategies. Prior to joining SteelPath in 2009, Brian was a portfolio manager and led the MLP research effort at Swank Capital LLC, in Dallas, Texas. He also covered the MLP and Diversified Energy sectors for RBC Capital Markets in the firm’s Equity Research Division from 2002 to 2005. Prior to this, Brian worked for Prudential Capital Group, helping to analyze, structure, and invest in debt private placements issued primarily by companies involved in the energy industry including those involved in oil field services, midstream services, and oil and gas exploration and production. Brian holds a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Stuart Cartner


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2010

9.59

9.6%

Stuart Cartner serves as portfolio manager for SteelPath Alpha, Income, Select 40, Alpha Plus, Focused MLP, and MLP & Energy Infrastructure strategies. Prior to joining SteelPath, Stuart was Vice President in the Private Wealth Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. As a Private Wealth Advisor for nineteen years at Goldman, he was responsible for managing a $200 million portfolio of midstream Master Limited Partnerships for over a decade. Prior to his time at Goldman, Stuart worked at Trammell Crow Company and General Electric. Stuart holds a B.S. in Finance and Management from Indiana University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing with Distinction from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.35 41.36 5.73 5.09