Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of PZI

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio (PZI) shows an impressive 17.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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ARC Document Solutions, Inc. ( ARC), which makes up 0.29% of the PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio (PZI), 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 $99,732 worth of ARC, making it the #41 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at ARC:

ARC — last trade: $9.40 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
09/23/2014 Kumarakulasingam Suriyakumar Chairman, President and CEO 100 $6.77 $677.00
11/14/2014 Kumarakulasingam Suriyakumar Chairman, President and CEO 10,200 $9.63 $98,272.92
11/14/2014 Dennis Jeffery Grimes VP. Sr. Corp. Counsel & Secty 325 $9.66 $3,138.82

And Physicians Realty Trust ( DOC), the #49 largest holding among components of the PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio (PZI), shows 5 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $96,736 worth of DOC, which represents approximately 0.28% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at DOC is detailed in the table below:

DOC — last trade: $15.42 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/27/2014 John W. Lucey Senior Vice President 1,000 $12.50 $12,500.00
05/27/2014 Tommy G. Thompson Director 4,000 $12.50 $50,000.00
06/02/2014 Richard A. Weiss Director 1,000 $13.88 $13,880.00
05/30/2014 Stanton D. Anderson Director 3,600 $13.75 $49,500.00
06/03/2014 John Sweet Executive Vice President & CIO 900 $14.19 $12,771.00

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