11.6% of FYT Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT) shows an impressive 11.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. ( ETH), which makes up 0.67% 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 $406,504 worth of ETH, making it the #36 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at ETH:

ETH — last trade: $29.48 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/20/2014 John S. Bedford II VP, Corporate Controller 399 $25.07 $10,000.00
11/25/2014 James B. Carlson Director 2,000 $29.57 $59,140.00

And Hanger Inc ( HGR), the #39 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 $410,739 worth of HGR, which represents approximately 0.67% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at HGR is detailed in the table below:

HGR — last trade: $21.43 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/19/2014 Richard Pettingill Director 4,810 $20.79 $99,979.70
08/25/2014 Stephen E. Hare Director 1,000 $21.98 $21,979.90

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