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This ETF Holds Stocks Insiders Want to Own

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF (Symbol: EMDV) shows an impressive 18.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Univar Inc (Symbol: UNVR), which makes up 14.71% of the ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF (Symbol: EMDV), 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 $1,210,167 worth of UNVR, making it the #2 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at UNVR:

UNVR - last trade: $30.60 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/11/2016 Christopher D. Pappas Director 5,000 $19.26 $96,306
08/12/2016 Christopher D. Pappas Director 5,000 $19.33 $96,649
01/20/2017 Edward J. Mooney Director 3,500 $29.35 $102,742

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