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Insiders Buy the Holdings of VLUE ETF

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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF ( VLUE ) shows an impressive 10.8% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

CF Industries Holdings Inc (Symbol: CF), which makes up 0.19% of the iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF ( VLUE ), 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 $1,341,641 worth of CF, making it the #104 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at CF:

CF - last trade: $41.61 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/11/2015 Philipp P. Koch Sr. VP, Manufacturing 10,000 $46.98 $469,760
11/11/2015 Douglas C. Barnard Sr VP Gen. Counsel & Secretary 10,000 $47.00 $470,000
11/11/2015 W. Anthony Will President & CEO 15,236 $47.17 $718,682

And AES Corp. (Symbol: AES), the #125 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 $945,078 worth of AES, which represents approximately 0.13% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at AES is detailed in the table below:

AES - last trade: $9.06 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/09/2015 Andres Gluski President and CEO 20,250 $9.88 $200,070
11/10/2015 Thomas M. O'flynn EVP and CFO 20,000 $10.08 $201,600
11/12/2015 Elizabeth Hackenson Sr. VP and CIO 5,000 $9.81 $49,050
11/11/2015 Santos Bernerd Da Sr. VP and COO 5,000 $10.13 $50,650

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