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

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Christopher & Banks Corp. ( CBK), which makes up 0.50% of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (FYT), has seen 6 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $396,860 worth of CBK, making it the #78 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at CBK:

CBK — last trade: $4.22 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/27/2015 Luann Via President & CEO 15,000 $5.27 $79,101
06/10/2015 Luke Komarek SVP, General Counsel 2,500 $4.30 $10,750
06/10/2015 Paul L. Snyder Director 8,000 $4.30 $34,399
06/10/2015 William F. Sharpe III Director 2,500 $4.30 $10,750
06/11/2015 Luann Via President & CEO 20,000 $4.35 $86,940
06/12/2015 Lisa W. Wardell Director 2,370 $4.22 $10,000
06/23/2015 Edwin J. Holman Director 10,000 $4.11 $41,076

And Encore Wire Corp. ( WIRE), the #86 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 $369,062 worth of WIRE, which represents approximately 0.47% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at WIRE is detailed in the table below:

WIRE — last trade: $44.84 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/25/2015 Gregory J. Fisher Director 1,000 $35.70 $35,702
02/27/2015 William R. Thomas III Director 1,000 $37.24 $37,241

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