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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ ) shows an impressive 14.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Cable One Inc (Symbol: CABO), which makes up 0.77% of the iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ ), 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 $1,502,644 worth of CABO, making it the #12 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at CABO:

CABO - last trade: $800.99 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/16/2018 Steven Scott Cochran SVP, Chief Financial Officer 300 $873.13 $261,939
11/15/2018 Deborah J. Kissire Director 100 $863.24 $86,324
11/15/2018 Kenneth E. Johnson SVP, Technology Services 170 $863.84 $146,853

And Versum Materials Inc (Symbol: VSM), the #55 largest holding among components of the iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ ), shows 4 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $1,073,420 worth of VSM, which represents approximately 0.55% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at VSM is detailed in the table below:

VSM - last trade: $26.71 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/13/2018 Susan C. Schnabel Director 2,500 $37.49 $93,725
11/09/2018 Jacques M. Croisetiere Director 3,000 $34.04 $102,131
11/09/2018 Susan C. Schnabel Director 2,500 $33.85 $84,632
11/12/2018 Seifi Ghasemi Director 20,000 $33.41 $668,200
11/12/2018 Susan C. Schnabel Director 2,500 $32.90 $82,238
11/12/2018 Thomas Riordan Director 4,600 $32.82 $150,958
12/10/2018 Susan C. Schnabel Director 2,000 $31.38 $62,763
12/11/2018 Susan C. Schnabel Director 10,000 $29.02 $290,150
12/12/2018 Thomas Riordan Director 6,000 $29.02 $174,150

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