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Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK)

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Volume: 211.5K
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of MRK through the 76.09% of the outstanding shares that they control. This interest is also higher than at almost any other company in the Pharmaceuticals: Major industry. Last, during the quarter ended June 2015, these large investors purchased a net $5.7 million shares.
Mutual fund holders41.68%
Other institutional34.41%
Individual stakeholders0.08%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

8/31/2015ANIMA SGR SPA  Bought 168.8 Thousand shares of Merck
8/31/2015STOREBRAND ASSET MANAGEMENT AS  Bought 157.1 Thousand shares of Merck
8/31/2015STANDARD LIFE INVESTMENTS LTD.  Bought 138.2 Thousand shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Wellington Management Co. LLP6.09%171,642,6119,242,954,602+5,846,866+3.53%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.82%163,925,5058,827,388,444+1,365,691+0.84%
Capital Research & Management Co....5.42%152,621,6168,218,674,022-11,781,124-7.17%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.24%119,439,0006,431,790,150-4,501,571-3.63%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.01%112,966,2976,083,235,093-3,324,370-2.86%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.45%40,927,6372,203,953,252-70,185-0.17%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.1.08%30,444,8041,639,452,695-8,783,172-22.39%
JPMorgan Investment Management, I...0.91%25,675,7641,382,639,891-1,581,978-5.80%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strau...0.91%25,641,1221,380,774,420+1,177,006+4.81%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC0.90%25,354,6421,365,347,472-64,851-0.26%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.78%50,113,6402,698,619,51400.00%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.77%49,947,0132,689,646,650-277,630-0.55%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.62%45,748,4982,463,556,617+5,651,550+14.09%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.48%41,744,4002,247,935,940-4,693,000-10.11%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.17%33,043,4021,779,387,198+400,844+1.23%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.08%30,360,3581,634,905,278+129,994+0.43%
Vanguard Wellington Fund1.03%29,076,3821,565,763,17100.00%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF0.97%27,432,7481,477,253,480+591,272+2.20%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.75%21,215,0001,142,427,750-1,775,000-7.72%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.74%20,953,5591,128,349,152+257,840+1.25%