From ETF Channel: A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (Symbol: XRT) shows an impressive 10.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc (Symbol: SBH), which makes up 1.52% of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (Symbol: XRT), 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 $8,956,441 worth of SBH, making it the #3 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at SBH:
SBH — last trade: $20.63 — Recent Insider Buys:
|08/15/2018||Christian A. Brickman||President & CEO||16,000||$13.90||$222,432|
|11/13/2018||Aaron E. Alt||SVP, CFO & President-SBS||2,400||$20.75||$49,790|
And Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR), the #18 largest holding among components of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (Symbol: XRT), shows 3 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4’s indicating purchases. The ETF holds $7,815,549 worth of DLTR, which represents approximately 1.32% of the ETF’s total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at DLTR is detailed in the table below:
DLTR — last trade: $84.20 — Recent Insider Buys:
|06/04/2018||Lemuel E. Lewis||Director||2,500||$80.44||$201,088|
|06/05/2018||Jeffrey G. Naylor||Director||3,000||$82.08||$246,230|
|06/18/2018||Thomas E. Whiddon||Director||2,250||$88.78||$199,755|
|09/27/2018||Lemuel E. Lewis||Director||1,210||$82.75||$100,128|
The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) was trading at $45.51 per share on Monday afternoon, down $0.95 (-2.04%). Year-to-date, XRT has gained 1.02%, versus a 1.13% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
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