A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES) shows an impressive 17.0% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Mentor Graphics Corp (Symbol: MENT), which makes up 0.22% of the WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES), 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 $2,934,578 worth of MENT, making it the #140 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at MENT:
MENT - last trade: $21.74 - Recent Insider Buys:
|12/07/2015||J. Daniel McCranie||Director||10,000||$17.61||$176,050|
|12/09/2015||Dean Freed||Vice President||4,000||$17.47||$69,880|
And Conmed Corp. (Symbol: CNMD), the #185 largest holding among components of the WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund (Symbol: DES), shows 4 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $2,058,813 worth of CNMD, which represents approximately 0.16% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at CNMD is detailed in the table below:
CNMD - last trade: $42.19 - Recent Insider Buys:
|12/11/2015||David M. Bronson||Director||1,500||$41.01||$61,522|
|01/29/2016||Curt R. Hartman||President & CEO||5,000||$36.32||$181,621|
|03/02/2016||John L. Workman||Director||2,500||$39.85||$99,631|
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