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 10.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Basic Energy Services Inc ( BAS), which makes up 0.41% of the First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund ( FYX), 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 $2,965,553 worth of BAS, making it the #11 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at BAS:

BAS — last trade: $10.19 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
12/31/2014 Thomas Moore Jr. Director 10,000 $7.13 $71,299
03/18/2015 Steven A. Webster Director 6,900 $5.30 $36,603
04/02/2015 Thomas Monroe Patterson President and CEO 2,000 $7.56 $15,129

And Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc ( LL), the #101 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 $2,233,207 worth of LL, which represents approximately 0.31% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at LL is detailed in the table below:

LL — last trade: $27.49 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/04/2014 Robert M. Lynch President and CEO 2,000 $54.14 $108,272
11/18/2014 Sandra C. Whitehouse SVP, Chief Human Resources Off 469 $53.52 $25,102

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