DALLAS, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced that the methodology guide for the Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index (ANGI) has been updated and is available at alerian.com/indices/angi-index. This update is meant to, among other things, better capture the investable universe, increase benchmarking efficiency, and minimize future index turnover. The effective date of the methodology guide update is May 17, 2019 and will be applied during the next quarterly rebalancing.
Consistent with industry practice, Alerian will continue to periodically consult with stakeholders for feedback regarding its indices. Alerian makes no guarantees nor is under any obligation to comply with any of the responses from these consultations, which may result in no changes or outcome of any kind.
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About the Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index
The Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index is a composite of natural gas infrastructure Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). The equal-weighted index, whose constituents earn the majority of their cash flow from midstream activities involving natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs), is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (ANGI) and end-of-day on a total-return basis (ANGIX).