Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of DGRS

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS) shows an impressive 10.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Aaron's, Inc. ( AAN), which makes up 0.15% of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS), 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 $38,778 worth of AAN, making it the #174 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at AAN:

AAN — last trade: $24.97 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
04/28/2014 John W. Robinson EVP Aaron's, President/CEO Pro 50,000 $28.96 $1,447,955.00
07/31/2014 Hubert L. Harris Jr. Director 1,000 $26.40 $26,400.00
08/12/2014 H. Eugene Lockhart Director 1,950 $25.67 $50,056.50
08/15/2014 Hubert L. Harris Jr. Director 1,000 $25.00 $25,000.00

And Access National Corp ( ANCX), the #184 largest holding among components of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS), shows 5 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $34,527 worth of ANCX, which represents approximately 0.14% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at ANCX is detailed in the table below:

ANCX — last trade: $16.25 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
04/29/2014 Robert C. Shoemaker Executive Vice President, CCO 500 $14.83 $7,415.00
04/29/2014 Michael G. Anzilotti Director 3,000 $15.19 $45,570.00
04/30/2014 Robert C. Shoemaker Executive Vice President, CCO 5,000 $14.75 $73,750.00
05/01/2014 Michael G. Anzilotti Director 2,000 $14.61 $29,210.00
05/02/2014 James L. Jadlos Director 20,000 $14.61 $292,200.00
05/01/2014 Michael W. Clarke President, CEO 2,000 $14.46 $28,920.00
05/07/2014 Michael G. Anzilotti Director 1,000 $14.21 $14,210.00
05/06/2014 Robert C. Shoemaker Executive Vice President, CCO 2,000 $14.30 $28,600.00
05/14/2014 Michael G. Anzilotti Director 725 $13.95 $10,113.75
05/14/2014 James L. Jadlos Director 3,339 $13.89 $46,378.71
05/20/2014 Michael W. Clarke President, CEO 8,000 $13.90 $111,200.00
05/23/2014 James L. Jadlos Director 9,463 $14.85 $140,525.55
06/25/2014 Thomas M. Kody Director 36,420 $14.50 $528,090.00
06/25/2014 Thomas M. Kody Director 1,779 $14.00 $24,906.00
08/20/2014 Michael W. Clarke President, CEO 2,000 $16.20 $32,410.00

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