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Insiders Buy the Holdings of DES ETF


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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES) shows an impressive 11.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Pattern Energy Group Inc (Symbol: PEGI), which makes up 1.01% of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES), 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 $21,985,324 worth of PEGI, making it the #4 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at PEGI:

PEGI - last trade: $17.80 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/06/2018 Douglas G. Hall Director 5,000 $17.08 $85,402
03/07/2018 Alan R. Batkin Director 10,000 $17.19 $171,926

And Raven Industries, Inc. (Symbol: RAVN), the #194 largest holding among components of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $3,478,232 worth of RAVN, which represents approximately 0.16% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at RAVN is detailed in the table below:

RAVN - last trade: $39.20 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/21/2018 Rick Parod Director 3,200 $35.92 $114,943
05/22/2018 Marc E. Lebaron Director 438 $39.89 $17,472

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This article appears in: Investing , ETFs
Referenced Symbols: DES , PEGI , RAVN



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