Insiders Buy the Holdings of FYX ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund (FYX) shows an impressive 10.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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EZCORP, Inc. ( EZPW), which makes up 0.40% of the First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund (FYX), 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 $2,196,351 worth of EZPW, making it the #30 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at EZPW:

EZPW — last trade: $11.55 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
01/31/2014 Paul Rothamel President & CEO 13,250 $11.15 $147,683.41
01/31/2014 Mark Edward Kuchenrither Executive Vice President & CFO 1,000 $11.18 $11,180.00

And Methode Electronics, Inc. ( MEI), the #169 largest holding among components of the First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund (FYX), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $1,442,195 worth of MEI, which represents approximately 0.26% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at MEI is detailed in the table below:

MEI — last trade: $38.21 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/18/2014 Paul G. Shelton Director 3,000 $30.14 $90,420.00
03/18/2014 Walter J. Aspatore Director 1,000 $29.97 $29,970.00

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