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SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF -- Insider Buying Index Registering 11.1%

Fri, Feb 8, 10:16 AM ET, by ETF Channel

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD) shows an impressive 11.1% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.

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TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT), which makes up 2.32% of the SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD), has seen 5 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data. The ETF holds a total of $1,746,828 worth of TQNT, making it the #27 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at TQNT:

TQNT last trade: $4.67 Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
10/26/2012 Ralph Quinsey PRESIDENT AND CEO 22,000 $4.37 $96,162.00
11/12/2012 C. Scott Gibson Director 10,000 $4.68 $46,846.00
11/09/2012 Walden C. Rhines Director 100,000 $4.70 $469,942.00
11/08/2012 David H. Y. Ho Director 15,000 $4.59 $68,829.00
11/27/2012 Roderick Nelson Director 10,000 $4.65 $46,500.00

And Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY), the #31 largest holding among components of the SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4's indicating purchases. The ETF holds $1,631,371 worth of CY, which represents approximately 2.17% of the ETF's total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at CY is detailed in the table below:

CY last trade: $9.84 Recent Insider Buys:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
08/16/2012 J. Donald Sherman Director 9,000 $11.98 $107,847.90
10/19/2012 Brad W. Buss CFO 20,000 $9.69 $193,800.00
10/24/2012 J. Donald Sherman Director 10,000 $9.68 $96,792.00
01/25/2013 Brad W. Buss CFO 10,000 $9.97 $99,700.00

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