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13.7% of VFH Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ) shows an impressive 13.7% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (Symbol: SCHW), which makes up 0.86% of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ), has seen 3 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $27,728,262 worth of SCHW, making it the #22 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at SCHW:

SCHW - last trade: $24.36 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/12/2015 William S. Haraf Director 3,000 $33.12 $99,360
08/24/2015 John K. Adams Jr. Director 3,500 $29.67 $103,842
10/16/2015 Mark A. Goldfarb Director 7,100 $28.57 $202,842
01/20/2016 William S. Haraf Director 4,000 $25.44 $101,752

And Ameriprise Financial Inc (Symbol: AMP), the #51 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $14,069,839 worth of AMP, which represents approximately 0.44% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at AMP is detailed in the table below:

AMP - last trade: $82.79 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/11/2015 Blixt Dianne Neal Director 800 $122.96 $98,368
02/01/2016 H. Jay Sarles Director 2,000 $89.52 $179,034

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