Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of FYT

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT) shows an impressive 11.8% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Encore Wire Corp. ( WIRE), which makes up 0.35% of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT), 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 $222,812 worth of WIRE, making it the #145 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at WIRE:

WIRE — last trade: $42.45 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/21/2014 Gregory J. Fisher Director 400 $45.67 $18,268.00
08/01/2014 Donald Eugene Courtney Director 5,000 $41.81 $209,050.00

And Comfort Systems USA, Inc. ( FIX), the #173 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 $165,755 worth of FIX, which represents approximately 0.26% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at FIX is detailed in the table below:

FIX — last trade: $14.89 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/15/2014 Franklin Myers Director 3,200 $15.34 $49,078.40
05/28/2014 Vance W. Tang Director 7,000 $15.82 $110,740.00
08/18/2014 Franklin Myers Director 3,647 $15.04 $54,850.88

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