Institutional investors purchased a net $4.2 million shares of MRK during the quarter ended March 2015 and now own 76.36% of the total shares outstanding. This majority interest is a greater percentage than is typical for companies in the Pharmaceuticals: Major industry and highlights that the smart money sees this stock as an important holding.
Mutual fund holders
Largest Quarterly Institutional Transactions
Latest Institutional Activity
SANDERS CAPITAL LLC Bought 9.0 Million shares of Merck
MANNING & NAPIER ADVISORS LLC Bought 5.9 Million shares of Merck
TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEX... Bought 590.9 Thousand shares of Merck