153: Investing in MLPs; Is Now a Good Time To Invest? – Stacey Morris


Stacey Morris, Director of Research, Alerian.

Stacey Morris is the Director of Research at Alerian, which equips investors to make informed decisions about energy infrastructure and Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). Ms. Morris was previously the Investor Relations Manager for Alon USA Energy, overseeing investor communications for the corporation and its variable distribution MLP, Alon USA Partners. Prior to Alon, she covered the integrated majors and refiners at Raymond James as a Senior Associate in the firm’s Equity Research Division. Ms. Morris graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Stetson University and is a CFA charterholder.


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Time Stamps:

  • 09:07 – Were you always interested in energy growing up and when did you first learn about MLP? 
  • 11:05 – What is a MLP?  
  • 13:04 – Do MLPs have a regulation or restriction on their distribution of profits?
  • 14:15 – Are all energy companies MLPs?
  • 16:55 – Can you explain a hypothetical situation to explain tax exemption?
  • 24:11 – What are the variables that move the price of a MLP?
  • 28:17 – What are some of the big MLP companies?
  • 29:43 – What are the easiest ways to invest in MLPs?
  • 34:16 – Are high yields common?
  • 37:28 – Is now a good time to invest in MLPs?
  • 41:09 – Derek’s Recap
  • 45:58 – Sam and Johnny Recap

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