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This ETF Holds Stocks Insiders Want to Own

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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV ) shows an impressive 14.4% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Covanta Holding Corp (Symbol: CVA), which makes up 2.13% of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV ), 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 $6,234,727 worth of CVA, making it the #17 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at CVA:

CVA - last trade: $15.75 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/14/2016 Robert S. Silberman Director 2,000 $14.73 $29,460
12/08/2016 Joseph M. Holsten Director 20,000 $14.34 $286,880
12/13/2016 Stephen J. Jones President and CEO 15,000 $14.81 $222,190

And Annaly Capital Management Inc (Symbol: NLY), the #27 largest holding among components of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $5,403,449 worth of NLY, which represents approximately 1.85% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at NLY is detailed in the table below:

NLY - last trade: $10.24 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/04/2016 David L. Finkelstein Chief Investment Officer 100,000 $10.30 $1,030,000
11/09/2016 Timothy P. Coffey Chief Credit Officer 30,000 $10.15 $304,500

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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