10.9% of DWAS Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (DWAS) shows an impressive 10.9% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Albany Molecular Research, Inc. ( AMRI), which makes up 0.50% of the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (DWAS), 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 $2,372,613 worth of AMRI, making it the #51 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at AMRI:

AMRI — last trade: $17.44 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/12/2014 William S. Marth President and CEO 30,000 $15.40 $462,000.00
05/15/2014 George Svokos SVP Sales & GM of API 10,000 $15.60 $156,000.00

And Tuesday Morning Corp. ( TUES), the #53 largest holding among components of the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (DWAS), shows 3 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $2,371,208 worth of TUES, which represents approximately 0.50% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at TUES is detailed in the table below:

TUES — last trade: $18.58 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/10/2014 William Montalto Director 5,000 $13.84 $69,200.00
05/15/2014 Terry Lee Burman Director 10,000 $14.08 $140,800.00
05/16/2014 R. Michael Rouleau Chief Executive Officer 6,000 $13.88 $83,250.00

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