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Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of VFH

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ) shows an impressive 10.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Old Republic International Corp. (Symbol: ORI), which makes up 0.14% of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ), has seen 5 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $7,235,249 worth of ORI, making it the #96 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at ORI:

ORI - last trade: $19.51 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
10/28/2016 James C. Hellauer Director 1,500 $16.54 $24,810
10/31/2016 Aldo C. Zucaro Chairman & CEO 2,920 $16.61 $48,501
10/31/2016 Dennis P. Van Mieghem Director 2,000 $16.72 $33,440
11/01/2016 Steven R. Walker Director 6,000 $16.86 $101,160
11/01/2016 Jimmy A. Dew Director 8,000 $16.86 $134,880
11/08/2016 Aldo C. Zucaro Chairman & CEO 5,000 $16.87 $84,350

And Webster Financial Corp (Symbol: WBS), the #102 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $7,276,526 worth of WBS, which represents approximately 0.14% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at WBS is detailed in the table below:

WBS - last trade: $53.03 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/03/2016 Elizabeth E. Flynn Director 2,900 $35.97 $104,313
10/31/2016 William L. Atwell Director 4,000 $40.11 $160,440

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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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