A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ) shows an impressive 14.9% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Dollar General Corp (Symbol: DG), which makes up 0.96% of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ), 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 $6,591,110 worth of DG, making it the #36 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at DG:
DG - last trade: $70.35 - Recent Insider Buys:
|08/28/2015||William C. Rhodes III||Director||5,000||$73.98||$369,898|
|09/02/2015||Michael M. Calbert||Director||38,000||$72.47||$2,753,910|
|09/10/2015||Todd J. Vasos||Chief Executive Officer||4,300||$70.73||$304,119|
And Tuesday Morning Corp. (Symbol: TUES), the #74 largest holding among components of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ), shows 5 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $5,445,879 worth of TUES, which represents approximately 0.79% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at TUES is detailed in the table below:
TUES - last trade: $6.26 - Recent Insider Buys:
|08/25/2015||Melissa Phillips||President and C.O.O.||15,031||$6.50||$97,702|
|11/02/2015||Steven R. Becker||Director||101,900||$5.37||$547,111|
|11/11/2015||Frank M. Hamlin||Director||7,850||$6.35||$49,848|
|11/13/2015||Terry Lee Burman||Director||60,000||$5.52||$331,200|
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