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Insiders Buy the Holdings of VLUE ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF ( VLUE ) shows an impressive 13.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

AT&T Inc (Symbol: T), which makes up 2.04% of the iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF ( VLUE ), 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 $14,459,577 worth of T, making it the #12 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at T:

T - last trade: $33.46 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/03/2015 Beth E. Mooney Director 10,000 $34.65 $346,476
08/24/2015 Michael B. McCallister Director 10,000 $32.93 $329,265

And Hertz Global Holdings Inc (Symbol: HTZ), the #52 largest holding among components of the iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF ( VLUE ), shows 4 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $4,201,740 worth of HTZ, which represents approximately 0.59% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at HTZ is detailed in the table below:

HTZ - last trade: $16.04 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/13/2015 Thomas C. Kennedy Senior Executive VP & CFO 25,000 $18.24 $456,000
08/13/2015 Tyler Best Exec VP and CIO 27,450 $18.32 $502,884
08/14/2015 Thomas J. Sabatino Jr. Sr Ex VP, Chief Admin and GC 15,000 $18.05 $270,675
08/13/2015 John P. Tague President and CEO 50,000 $18.06 $903,000

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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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