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This ETF Holds Stocks Insiders Want to Own

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Invesco Wilshire US REIT ETF ( WREI ) shows an impressive 10.4% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (Symbol: MAA), which makes up 1.52% of the Invesco Wilshire US REIT ETF ( WREI ), 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 $220,715 worth of MAA, making it the #18 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at MAA:

MAA - last trade: $103.09 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/21/2018 William Reid Sanders Director 2,800 $87.92 $246,167
05/18/2018 H. Eric Bolton Jr. President and CEO 1,130 $88.39 $99,881

And QTS Realty Trust Inc (Symbol: QTS), the #88 largest holding among components of the Invesco Wilshire US REIT ETF ( WREI ), shows 6 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $30,737 worth of QTS, which represents approximately 0.21% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at QTS is detailed in the table below:

QTS - last trade: $44.11 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/21/2018 Peter Marino Director 10,000 $34.51 $345,100
05/22/2018 Chad L. Williams Chief Executive Officer 62,757 $34.86 $2,188,014
05/21/2018 Jeffrey H. Berson Chief Financial Officer 15,000 $34.89 $523,350
05/21/2018 Philip P. Trahanas Director 60,000 $34.72 $2,083,200
05/23/2018 Chad L. Williams Chief Executive Officer 50,000 $35.68 $1,784,000
05/23/2018 Steven C. Bloom Chief People Officer 1,000 $35.08 $35,080
05/31/2018 Chad L. Williams Chief Executive Officer 30,000 $37.68 $1,130,400
08/06/2018 Catherine R. Kinney Director 1,400 $44.07 $61,698

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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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