Insiders Buy the Holdings of VHT ETF



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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ) shows an impressive 14.7% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.


Radius Health Inc (Symbol: RDUS), which makes up 0.03% of the Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ), 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 $2,694,421 worth of RDUS, making it the #178 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at RDUS:

RDUS – last trade: $24.36 – Recent Insider Buys:






Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/05/2019 Jessica Hopfield Director 12,800 $19.23 $246,190
05/10/2019 Joseph Francis Kelly Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing 2,000 $21.43 $42,860
06/07/2019 Joseph Francis Kelly Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing 2,500 $21.81 $54,536


And Heron Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: HRTX), the #185 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4’s indicating purchases. The ETF holds $3,617,353 worth of HRTX, which represents approximately 0.03% of the ETF’s total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at HRTX is detailed in the table below:

HRTX – last trade: $18.59 – Recent Insider Buys:





Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/15/2019 Waage Christian Director 1,400 $18.04 $25,262
05/22/2019 John Poyhonen Director 3,000 $17.55 $52,650

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