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The 75.43% of MRK shares held by institutional investors is a greater percentage than is typically held for stocks in the Pharmaceuticals: Major industry.
Mutual fund holders42.27%
Other institutional33.16%
Individual stakeholders0.09%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2016MANAGED ACCOUNT ADVISORS LLC  Bought 7.0 Million shares of Merck
3/31/2016LSV ASSET MANAGEMENT  Bought 4.9 Million shares of Merck
3/31/2016ORBIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD.  Bought 4.5 Million shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Wellington Management Co. LLP6.50%180,027,8199,872,725,594-1,973,122-1.08%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.6.20%171,577,4409,409,306,810+3,950,232+2.36%
Capital Research & Management Co....4.83%133,704,2237,332,339,589+3,455,940+2.65%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.22%116,859,4586,408,572,677+431,607+0.37%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.19%116,044,7326,363,893,103-3,274,566-2.74%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.30%36,113,6011,980,469,879-1,272,722-3.40%
Norges Bank Investment Management0.99%27,322,6271,498,372,865+4,930,519+22.02%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strau...0.96%26,663,5111,462,226,943+8,335+0.03%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC0.95%26,281,8121,441,294,570+1,099,290+4.37%
Massachusetts Financial Services ...0.89%24,692,6191,354,143,226+793,781+3.32%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.96%54,251,8882,975,173,538+436,079+0.81%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.76%48,728,1002,672,249,004-1,748,600-3.46%
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.62%44,948,2272,464,960,769+654,245+1.48%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.27%35,108,8721,925,370,540+116,837+0.33%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.22%33,683,0001,847,175,72000.00%
Vanguard Wellington Fund1.18%32,595,5521,787,540,072+1,113,260+3.54%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.11%30,741,9891,685,890,677+60,667+0.20%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF1.02%28,143,0841,543,366,727+48,496+0.17%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.92%25,581,2471,402,875,585+4,627,688+22.09%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.69%19,132,4061,049,221,145-65,000-0.34%