A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Energy ETF (Symbol: VDE) shows an impressive 35.4% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Noble Energy, Inc. (Symbol: NBL), which makes up 1.13% of the Vanguard Energy ETF (Symbol: VDE), has seen 2 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $41,459,681 worth of NBL, making it the #17 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at NBL:
NBL - last trade: $27.94 - Recent Insider Buys:
|08/14/2015||Eric P. Grubman||Director||10,000||$36.37||$363,700|
|12/04/2015||Molly K. Williamson||Director||2,456||$34.07||$83,676|
And Matador Resources Co (Symbol: MTDR), the #75 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Energy ETF (Symbol: VDE), shows 3 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $3,674,844 worth of MTDR, which represents approximately 0.10% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at MTDR is detailed in the table below:
MTDR - last trade: $13.34 - Recent Insider Buys:
|08/07/2015||Joseph Wm Foran||Chairman and CEO||10,000||$22.16||$221,600|
|08/10/2015||Don C. Stephenson||Director||1,135||$21.57||$24,482|
|08/21/2015||Carlos M. Sepulveda||Director||1,000||$20.78||$20,780|
|12/14/2015||Joseph Wm Foran||Chairman and CEO||4,657||$20.95||$97,564|
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