A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT) shows an impressive 12.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Liquidity Services Inc ( LQDT - Get Report), which makes up 0.58% of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT), has seen 3 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $373,369 worth of LQDT, making it the #52 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at LQDT:

LQDT — last trade: $13.36 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/18/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 30,000 $24.68 $740,443.00
02/20/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 50,000 $24.91 $1,245,500.00
03/05/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 20,000 $25.37 $507,479.90
03/12/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 20,000 $26.18 $523,700.00
03/27/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 15,000 $24.76 $371,400.00
05/12/2014 Jaime Mateus-tique Director 180,000 $12.64 $2,275,200.00
05/12/2014 James M. Rallo CFO, Treasurer, President RSCG 35,720 $12.54 $447,879.90
05/15/2014 Kathryn Ann Domino Chief Accounting Officer 7,330 $13.51 $99,028.30

And Andersons, Inc. ( ANDE), the #58 largest holding among components of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $359,716 worth of ANDE, which represents approximately 0.56% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at ANDE is detailed in the table below:

ANDE — last trade: $52.82 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/21/2014 Nicholas C. Conrad VP Finance & Treasurer 965 $45.03 $43,453.95
05/23/2014 Harold M. Reed Chief Operating Officer 2,000 $45.16 $90,320.00