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Strong Insider Buying Found in the Underlying Holdings of VONE

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF ( VONE ) shows an impressive 36.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

FireEye Inc (Symbol: FEYE), which makes up 4.14% of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF ( VONE ), 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 $25,658,553 worth of FEYE, making it the #24 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at FEYE:

FEYE - last trade: $16.68 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/06/2015 David G. Dewalt Chief Executive Officer 22,500 $22.65 $509,651
11/06/2015 Michael J. Berry SVP & Chief Financial Officer 13,500 $22.68 $306,176

And Brookdale Senior Living Inc (Symbol: BKD), the #40 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF ( VONE ), shows 12 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $11,950,397 worth of BKD, which represents approximately 1.93% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at BKD is detailed in the table below:

BKD - last trade: $18.21 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/11/2016 Jeffrey R. Leeds Director 12,000 $13.09 $157,080
02/11/2016 Frank M. Bumstead Director 15,000 $12.82 $192,368
02/11/2016 Lee S. Wielansky Director 5,000 $13.06 $65,294
02/12/2016 James R. Seward Director 12,000 $12.80 $153,561
02/11/2016 William G. Petty Jr. Director 17,000 $12.99 $220,828
02/12/2016 James R. Seward Director 12,000 $12.80 $153,561
02/12/2016 Jackie M. Clegg Director 6,500 $11.76 $76,440
02/11/2016 Daniel A. Decker Director 10,000 $12.56 $125,636
02/12/2016 Thomas Andrew Smith Chief Executive Officer 10,000 $11.87 $118,699
02/11/2016 Lucinda M. Baier Chief Financial Officer 4,000 $12.72 $50,871
02/12/2016 Bryan D. Richardson EVP & Chief Admin Officer 8,000 $12.31 $98,496
02/12/2016 George T. Hicks Executive Vice President 15,000 $11.77 $176,550
03/04/2016 Jackie M. Clegg Director 1,500 $15.56 $23,340
03/02/2016 Labeed S. Diab Chief Operating Officer 3,344 $14.92 $49,881

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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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