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First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF -- Insider Buying Index Registering 10.5%

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (Symbol: FPX) shows an impressive 10.5% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

Wayfair Inc (Symbol: W), which makes up 0.85% of the First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (Symbol: FPX), 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 $10,063,349 worth of W, making it the #36 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at W:

W - last trade: $114.50 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/27/2018 Jeffrey G. Naylor Director 4,000 $75.98 $303,920
03/02/2018 Robert James Gamgort Director 5,400 $78.13 $421,926

And AXA Equitable Holdings Inc (Symbol: EQH), the #43 largest holding among components of the First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (Symbol: FPX), shows 7 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $8,015,679 worth of EQH, which represents approximately 0.68% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at EQH is detailed in the table below:

EQH - last trade: $21.94 - Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/10/2018 Ramon DE Oliveira Director 4,000 $20.00 $80,000
05/10/2018 Seth P. Bernstein (See Remarks) 4,000 $20.00 $80,000
05/10/2018 Daniel G. Kaye Director 6,000 $20.00 $120,000
05/10/2018 Anders Malmstrom Senior EVP & CFO 2,000 $20.00 $40,000
05/10/2018 Mark Pearson President and CEO 4,000 $20.00 $80,000
05/10/2018 Charles G.T. Stonehill Director 1,000 $20.00 $20,000
05/10/2018 Brian Winikoff (See Remarks) 1,000 $20.00 $20,000

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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.

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