PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio -- Insider Buying Index Registering 12.7%

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio (PUW) shows an impressive 12.7% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. ( NES), which makes up 1.10% of the PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW), 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 $393,328 worth of NES, making it the #53 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at NES:

NES — last trade: $8.69 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
09/04/2014 Joseph M. Crabb Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer 5,000 $13.18 $65,900.00
09/05/2014 Mark D. Johnsrud See Remarks 124,551 $13.70 $1,706,549.31
09/05/2014 Joseph M. Crabb Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer 5,000 $13.61 $68,050.00
09/12/2014 Tod C. Holmes Director 7,000 $14.68 $102,760.00

And Revolution Lighting Technologies Inc ( RVLT), the #55 largest holding among components of the PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW), shows 3 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $195,875 worth of RVLT, which represents approximately 0.55% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at RVLT is detailed in the table below:

RVLT — last trade: $1.76 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/16/2014 James Depalma Director 25,000 $2.20 $55,000.00
08/25/2014 Charles J. Schafer President and CFO 50,000 $2.14 $107,000.00
08/28/2014 James Depalma Director 25,000 $2.10 $52,500.00
09/23/2014 Robert V. Lapenta Chairman and CEO 100,000 $1.67 $167,479.00

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