Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF -- Insider Buying Index Registering 10.1%

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF (VONE) shows an impressive 10.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Quorum Health Corp ( QHC), which makes up 9.81% of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF ( VONE), has seen 8 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $60,759,941 worth of QHC, making it the #1 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at QHC:

QHC — last trade: $6.66 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/20/2016 James T. Breedlove Director 20,000 $11.91 $238,300
05/25/2016 William M. Gracey Director 10,000 $12.45 $124,500
05/31/2016 Shaheed Koury SVP and Chief Medical Officer 8,000 $13.29 $106,320
08/15/2016 William S. Hussey Director 5,000 $5.83 $29,150
08/15/2016 Shaheed Koury SVP and Chief Medical Officer 10,000 $5.86 $58,600
08/15/2016 Michael J. Culotta EVP and CFO 80,000 $5.98 $478,400
08/15/2016 James Matthew Hayes SVP - Operations 8,800 $5.83 $51,304
08/15/2016 Ray Harold McCard Jr. SVP and General Counsel 8,545 $5.84 $49,903
08/15/2016 Thomas Daniel Miller President and CEO 50,000 $5.85 $292,500

And SLM Corp. ( SLM), the #652 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF ( VONE), shows 3 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $111,639 worth of SLM, which represents approximately 0.02% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at SLM is detailed in the table below:

SLM — last trade: $9.48 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
10/28/2016 Marianne M. Keler Director 10,000 $7.12 $71,200
11/03/2016 William N. Shiebler Director 10,000 $7.02 $70,200
11/03/2016 Earl A. Goode Director 10,000 $7.03 $70,300

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