Insiders Buy the Holdings of XSLV ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (XSLV) shows an impressive 12.5% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Agree Realty Corp. ( ADC), which makes up 0.83% of the PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (XSLV), 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 $744,128 worth of ADC, making it the #61 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at ADC:

ADC — last trade: $29.30 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
06/03/2015 William S. Rubenfaer Director 2,000 $30.15 $60,300
06/26/2015 Joey Agree President and CEO 9,809 $29.61 $290,444

And Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc ( UBA), the #81 largest holding among components of the PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (XSLV), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $713,377 worth of UBA, which represents approximately 0.80% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at UBA is detailed in the table below:

UBA — last trade: $18.615 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
01/08/2015 Charles J. Urstadt Chairman 34,000 $22.40 $761,600
01/16/2015 Charles J. Urstadt Chairman 6,000 $23.20 $139,200
06/24/2015 Kevin j. Bannon Director 5,000 $19.38 $96,900

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