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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of MRK through the 76.30% 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 September 2016, these large investors purchased a net $24.1 million shares.
Mutual fund holders42.53%
Other institutional33.77%
Individual stakeholders0.09%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

11/30/2016TCW INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CO.  Bought 241.1 Thousand shares of Merck
12/31/2016CIBC WORLD MARKETS, INC.  Bought 187.1 Thousand shares of Merck
11/30/2016CREDIT SUISSE ASSET MANAGEMENT L...  Bought 64.5 Thousand shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
The Vanguard Group, Inc.6.53%179,981,26710,595,497,188+5,161,573+2.95%
Wellington Management Co. LLP5.47%150,820,1828,878,784,114-25,126,219-14.28%
Capital Research & Management Co....4.76%131,229,2157,725,463,887-2,631,098-1.97%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.40%121,430,5597,148,617,008+7,135,749+6.24%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.35%120,010,8027,065,035,914+914,417+0.77%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.31%36,237,0822,133,277,017+411,890+1.15%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.1.29%35,668,0562,099,778,457+16,764,608+88.69%
Norges Bank Investment Management0.99%27,322,6271,608,483,051+4,930,519+22.02%
Massachusetts Financial Services ...0.96%26,380,1511,552,999,489+155,967+0.59%
Geode Capital Management LLC0.89%24,517,6571,443,354,468+1,050,444+4.48%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...2.12%58,412,6123,438,750,468+792,159+1.37%
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.65%45,448,2272,675,537,12300.00%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.51%41,516,2282,444,060,342-4,983,592-10.72%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.43%39,364,5252,317,389,587+475,533+1.22%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.16%31,883,0001,876,952,21000.00%
Vanguard Wellington Fund1.12%30,822,6221,814,527,757-1,988,260-6.06%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.11%30,602,1691,801,549,689+160,500+0.53%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF1.10%30,349,4681,786,673,181+79,850+0.26%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.93%25,581,2471,505,968,011+4,627,688+22.09%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.75%20,797,0001,224,319,390-300,000-1.42%