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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of MRK through the 75.94% 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 $9.9 million shares.
Mutual fund holders42.21%
Other institutional33.73%
Individual stakeholders0.08%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

5/29/2015ABERDEEN ASSET INVESTMENTS LTD.  Bought 285.3 Thousand shares of Merck
5/29/2015STANDARD LIFE INVESTMENTS LTD.  Bought 180.5 Thousand shares of Merck
5/29/2015STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS LTD...  Bought 107.8 Thousand shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Wellington Management Co. LLP5.87%165,795,74510,095,302,913+9,174,237+5.86%
Capital Research & Management Co....5.82%164,402,74010,010,482,839-6,363,300-3.73%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.75%162,559,8149,898,267,074+6,854,660+4.40%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.39%123,940,5717,546,741,368-4,238,397-3.31%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.12%116,290,6677,080,938,714-1,930,734-1.63%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.45%40,997,8222,496,357,382-1,348,712-3.18%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.1.39%39,227,9762,388,591,459-2,750,849-6.55%
JPMorgan Investment Management, I...0.97%27,257,7421,659,723,910-3,517,586-11.43%
Dodge & Cox0.90%25,448,9771,549,588,210-8,167,116-24.30%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC0.90%25,419,4931,547,792,929-61,230-0.24%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.79%50,446,3883,071,680,565+21,044+0.04%
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.77%50,113,6403,051,419,54000.00%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.69%47,786,4002,909,713,896-500,000-1.04%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.42%40,096,9482,441,503,164+4,308,900+12.04%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.14%32,280,2241,965,542,839+225,479+0.70%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.06%30,025,4791,828,251,416+92,452+0.31%
Vanguard Wellington Fund1.03%29,076,3821,770,460,900+1,191,700+4.27%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF0.95%26,822,5981,633,227,992+447,674+1.70%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.81%22,990,0001,399,861,10000.00%
American Funds Fundamental Invest...0.78%21,985,0001,338,666,650-500,000-2.22%

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