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Insiders Buy the Holdings of VIS ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ) shows an impressive 12.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

TransDigm Group Inc (Symbol: TDG), which makes up 0.51% of the Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ), 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 $14,702,431 worth of TDG, making it the #42 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at TDG:

TDG - last trade: $251.61 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
12/01/2016 Raymond F. Laubenthal Director 7,200 $245.39 $1,766,839
12/06/2016 Robert J. Small Director 82,695 $245.86 $20,331,796
12/13/2016 Robert J. Small Director 91,978 $247.22 $22,739,203

And Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (Symbol: MIC), the #81 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ), shows 5 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $6,843,591 worth of MIC, which represents approximately 0.24% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at MIC is detailed in the table below:

MIC - last trade: $79.45 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/03/2017 Jay Davis Vice President 1,000 $74.15 $74,150
02/03/2017 Martin Stanley Director 4,000 $74.15 $296,600
02/03/2017 Michael Kernan General Counsel and Secretary 1,000 $74.15 $74,150
02/03/2017 Liam Stewart Chief Financial Officer 2,500 $74.15 $185,375
02/03/2017 James Hooke Chief Executive Officer 15,000 $74.15 $1,112,250

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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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