A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ) shows an impressive 11.9% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Medifast Inc (Symbol: MED), which makes up 0.08% of the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ), 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 $3,317,387 worth of MED, making it the #82 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at MED:
MED - last trade: $43.74 - Recent Insider Buys:
|11/09/2016||Jeffrey J. Brown||Director||10,000||$38.71||$387,100|
|11/15/2016||Glenn W. Welling||Director||35,000||$39.02||$1,365,568|
And Performance Food Group Co (Symbol: PFGC), the #97 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $295,916 worth of PFGC, which represents approximately 0.01% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at PFGC is detailed in the table below:
PFGC - last trade: $23.60 - Recent Insider Buys:
|11/11/2016||James D. Hope||See Remarks||20,833||$24.19||$503,950|
|11/11/2016||David E. Flitman||See Remarks||46,700||$24.34||$1,136,678|
|11/18/2016||James D. Hope||See Remarks||9,600||$22.76||$218,496|
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