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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of MRK through the 76.07% 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 March 2015, these large investors purchased a net $6.8 million shares.
Mutual fund holders42.36%
Other institutional33.71%
Individual stakeholders0.08%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2015ROBECO INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, IN...  Bought 14.2 Million shares of Merck
3/31/2015WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT CO. LLP  Bought 9.2 Million shares of Merck
3/31/2015THE VANGUARD GROUP, INC.  Bought 6.9 Million shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Wellington Management Co. LLP5.86%165,795,7459,874,794,572+9,174,237+5.86%
Capital Research & Management Co....5.81%164,402,7409,791,827,194-6,363,300-3.73%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.75%162,559,8149,682,062,522+6,854,660+4.40%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.38%123,940,5717,381,900,409-4,238,397-3.31%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.11%116,290,6676,926,272,127-1,930,734-1.63%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.45%40,997,8222,441,830,278-1,348,712-3.18%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.1.39%39,227,9762,336,418,251-2,750,849-6.55%
JPMorgan Investment Management, I...0.96%27,257,7421,623,471,114-3,517,586-11.43%
Dodge & Cox0.90%25,448,9771,515,741,070-8,167,116-24.30%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC0.90%25,419,4931,513,985,003-61,230-0.24%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.78%50,425,3443,003,333,489+148,872+0.30%
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.77%50,113,6402,984,768,39800.00%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.69%47,786,4002,846,157,984-500,000-1.04%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.42%40,096,9482,388,174,223+4,308,900+12.04%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.13%31,902,1431,900,091,637+148,527+0.47%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.06%29,933,0271,782,811,088+19,200+0.06%
Vanguard Wellington Fund0.99%27,884,6821,660,811,660+170,730+0.62%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF0.93%26,374,9241,570,890,473-2,074,226-7.29%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.81%22,990,0001,369,284,40000.00%
American Funds Fundamental Invest...0.78%21,985,0001,309,426,600-500,000-2.22%

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