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This ETF Holds Stocks Insiders Want to Own

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SPDR Russell 2000 ETF ( TWOK ) shows an impressive 14.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Jack in the Box, Inc. (Symbol: JACK), which makes up 0.18% of the SPDR Russell 2000 ETF ( TWOK ), 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 $127,201 worth of JACK, making it the #56 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at JACK:

JACK - last trade: $79.66 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/23/2015 Carol A. Diraimo VP, INVESTOR REL & CORP COMM 1,000 $74.99 $74,990
11/23/2015 Leonard A. Comma CHAIRMAN & CEO 800 $73.71 $58,968

And Woodward, Inc. (Symbol: WWD), the #57 largest holding among components of the SPDR Russell 2000 ETF ( TWOK ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $129,498 worth of WWD, which represents approximately 0.18% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at WWD is detailed in the table below:

WWD - last trade: $48.55 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
07/24/2015 Sagar A. Patel Pres. Air. Turb. Systems 650 $47.50 $30,875
07/30/2015 Gregg C. Sengstack Director 8,000 $48.21 $385,699

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