Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of FXG

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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund ( FXG ) shows an impressive 11.5% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Symbol: WBA), which makes up 3.07% of the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund ( FXG ), 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 $9,989,284 worth of WBA, making it the #17 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at WBA:

WBA - last trade: $79.97 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
07/16/2018 Ornella Barra Co-Chief Operating Officer 1,700,000 $65.15 $110,755,000
07/16/2018 Stefano Pessina Executive Vice Chairman, CEO 1,697,438 $63.92 $108,500,237

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This article appears in: Investing , ETFs
Referenced Symbols: FXG , WBA

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