Tim Plaehn
Newsletter provider, dividend investing, master limited partnerships, REITs

Atlas Pipeline Partners Is Not An MLP For Turbulent Times In Energy Prices

I had not taken a look at Atlas Pipeline Partners (NYSE:APL) since the company over extended itself during the 2006-2008 commodity bubble and within a short period of time completely stopped paying what had been a very attractive dividend. This time around it appears that the company continues with the aggressive approach that cost investors dearly half a decade ago.

Note: MLP companies such as Atlas Pipeline Partners have units and pay distributions. The words stock, shares and dividends may be used here with the understanding that the rules of MLP units apply including the tax consequences of investing in MLP units.

Company Overview

Atlas Pipeline Partners is a midstream energy company involved in the gathering and processing...

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