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Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of DHS


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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund ( DHS ) shows an impressive 10.3% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

AES Corp. (Symbol: AES), which makes up 0.13% of the WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund ( DHS ), has seen 4 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $1,311,647 worth of AES, making it the #120 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at AES:

AES - last trade: $11.29 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/10/2017 Andres Gluski President and CEO 24,632 $10.17 $250,507
11/13/2017 Thomas M. O'flynn EVP and CFO 9,500 $10.64 $101,080
11/13/2017 Brian a. Miller EVP, General Counsel and Secy 9,500 $10.49 $99,620
11/13/2017 Santos Bernerd Da Sr. VP and COO 4,700 $10.60 $49,820

And Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (Symbol: APLE), the #161 largest holding among components of the WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund ( DHS ), shows 5 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $934,337 worth of APLE, which represents approximately 0.09% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at APLE is detailed in the table below:

APLE - last trade: $17.69 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/10/2017 Glade M. Knight Executive Chairman 5,000 $19.18 $95,900
03/01/2018 David P. Buckley EVP, Chief Legal Officer 591 $16.90 $9,988
02/28/2018 Glade M. Knight Executive Chairman 26,300 $17.10 $449,797
03/02/2018 Redd Hugh Director 5,000 $16.89 $84,465
03/06/2018 Redd Hugh Director 5,000 $16.91 $84,570
03/08/2018 Glade M. Knight Executive Chairman 10,000 $17.16 $171,578
03/14/2018 Justin G. Knight President and CEO 2,800 $17.38 $48,656
03/15/2018 Nelson Knight EVP Chief Investment Officer 4,313 $17.35 $74,831

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , ETFs
Referenced Symbols: DHS , AES , APLE



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