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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of MRK through the 75.71% of the outstanding shares that they control. This interest is also higher than at almost any other company in the Pharmaceuticals: Major industry.
Mutual fund holders42.73%
Other institutional32.97%
Individual stakeholders0.07%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

12/31/2014CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) L...  Bought 7.9 Million shares of Merck
12/31/2014MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES...  Bought 7.4 Million shares of Merck
12/31/2014WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT CO. LLP  Bought 6.7 Million shares of Merck

Top 10 Owners of Merck

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Capital Research & Management Co....5.99%170,766,0409,996,643,982-4,141,000-2.37%
Wellington Management Co. LLP5.49%156,621,5089,168,623,078+6,664,511+4.44%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.46%155,705,1549,114,979,715+2,456,064+1.60%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.50%128,178,9687,503,596,787+1,860,548+1.47%
BlackRock Fund Advisors4.15%118,221,4016,920,680,815+2,060,551+1.77%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.1.49%42,346,5342,478,966,100-509,019-1.19%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.1.47%41,978,8252,457,440,416-198,459-0.47%
Dodge & Cox1.18%33,616,0931,967,886,084-1,441,575-4.11%
JPMorgan Investment Management, I...1.08%30,775,3281,801,587,701+2,050,979+7.14%
BlackRock Advisors LLC1.00%28,462,7961,666,212,078+2,763,848+10.75%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding Merck

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
American Funds Income Fund of Ame...1.76%50,113,6402,933,652,48600.00%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.74%49,688,5192,908,765,902+566,278+1.15%
American Funds Washington Mutual ...1.70%48,586,4002,844,247,85600.00%
Vanguard Health Care Fund1.25%35,788,0482,095,032,330+2,367,300+7.08%
Vanguard 500 Index Fund1.10%31,417,4741,839,178,928+492,783+1.59%
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund1.04%29,569,4851,730,997,652+412,000+1.41%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF1.03%29,337,9921,717,446,052-38,816-0.13%
Vanguard Wellington Fund0.98%27,884,6821,632,369,284+170,730+0.62%
American Funds American Balanced ...0.81%22,990,0001,345,834,600-2,325,000-9.18%
American Funds Fundamental Invest...0.79%22,485,0001,316,271,900+200,000+0.90%

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