Insiders Buy the Holdings of DIV ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) shows an impressive 11.5% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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StoneMor Partners L P ( STON), which makes up 2.27% of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV), 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 $3,926,480 worth of STON, making it the #7 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at STON:

STON — last trade: $25.64 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
04/01/2014 Robert B. Hellman Jr. Director 396 $25.14 $9,955.44
04/02/2014 Fenton R. Talbott Director 1,000 $25.08 $25,080.00
04/15/2014 Martin R. Lautman Director 205 $24.32 $4,985.60
05/01/2014 Martin R. Lautman Director 206 $24.16 $4,976.96
05/01/2014 Robert B. Hellman Jr. Director 412 $24.16 $9,953.92
06/02/2014 Martin R. Lautman Director 209 $23.81 $4,976.29
06/02/2014 Robert B. Hellman Jr. Director 417 $23.82 $9,932.94
07/01/2014 Martin R. Lautman Director 205 $24.18 $4,956.90
08/01/2014 Martin R. Lautman Director 210 $23.70 $4,977.00
08/12/2014 Fenton R. Talbott Director 1,000 $24.14 $24,140.00

And Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. ( AMTG), the #39 largest holding among components of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF ( DIV), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $3,194,469 worth of AMTG, which represents approximately 1.84% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at AMTG is detailed in the table below:

AMTG — last trade: $16.77 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/20/2014 Teresa D. Covello CFO, Treasurer and Secretary 3,000 $16.23 $48,694.57
05/23/2014 Michael A. Commaroto CEO and President 6,000 $16.48 $98,910.00

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