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Cushing MLP & Infrastructure Total Return Fund  as of 06/15/2021

NYSE / SRV Asset Class:  Energy MLP Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  55.16%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -7.52% 1.33% 49.30% 51.48%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 6 74 85
NAV Return -3.98% 2.75% 69.33% 48.87%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 11 25 55
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-1.392% -13.940% -24.420%

NAV $41.32 Market Price $31.44
Net Change $0.15 Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount -23.92%
1 YR NAV Return 69.325%
1 YR NAV Rank 25
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.32%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.120
Ex-Div Date 5/14/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.361
Ex-Div Date 11/15/2018
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.480
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 8/27/2007
Fund Advisor Cushing Asset Management LP
Manager & Tenure Swank since 2007
Musgrave since 2020
Phone 800-662-7232
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2021 $81.3
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2020 23.02%
Portfolio Turnover 78.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.477%
Expense Ratio 2.810%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to obtain a high after-tax total return from a combination of capital appreciation and current income. The Fund intends to focus its investments in MLPs with operations in the development, production, processing, refining, transportation, storage and marketing of natural resources.
Top Holdings (as of 3/31/2021)
Energy Transfer LP 9.51%
Enterprise Products Partners LP 9.36%
Targa Resources Corp ORD 8.93%
Plains GP Holdings LP ORD 8.65%
Williams Companies Inc ORD 7.00%
Pembina Pipeline Corp ORD 6.98%
MPLX LP 6.92%
Enbridge Inc ORD 5.83%
ONEOK Inc ORD 5.77%
Kinder Morgan Inc ORD 5.72%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2021)
Oil & Gas 67.23%
Utilities 11.28%
Financials 4.21%
Non Classified Equity 2.08%

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