A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM) shows an impressive 11.7% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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Triumph Bancorp Inc ( TBK - Get Report), which makes up 0.53% of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM), 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 $505,749 worth of TBK, making it the #63 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at TBK:

TBK — last trade: $31.55 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/14/2017 Charles A. Anderson Director 2,000 $27.66 $55,320
10/23/2017 Michael P. Rafferty Director 500 $31.64 $15,820
11/02/2017 Michael P. Rafferty Director 1,000 $30.72 $30,720
11/15/2017 Maribess L. Miller Director 5,504 $29.77 $163,854

And Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc ( SCMP), the #103 largest holding among components of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $378,205 worth of SCMP, which represents approximately 0.40% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at SCMP is detailed in the table below:

SCMP — last trade: $16.75 — Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/04/2017 Jones W. Bryan Sr. Vice Pres., BD & Licensing 4,700 $10.60 $49,820
09/06/2017 Jason Patrick Meyenburg Chief Commercial Officer 4,000 $12.12 $48,500