VIVUS Inc (NASDAQ:VVUS)

2.62
Data as of Jan 30
 -0.15 / -5.42%
Today’s Change
2.56
Today|||52-Week Range
7.72
-9.03%
Year-to-Date
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VVUS through the 68.54% of the outstanding shares that they control. This interest is also higher than at almost any other company in the Pharmaceuticals: Other industry. Last, during the quarter ended September 2014, these large investors purchased a net $5.9 million shares.
Other institutional47.24%
Individual stakeholders25.69%
Mutual fund holders21.30%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

1/08/2015NORTH TIDE CAPITAL LLC  Bought 2.5 Million shares of VIVUS Inc
12/31/2014CLEAR HARBOR ASSET MANAGEMENT LL...  Bought 100.0 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc
12/31/2014APERIO GROUP LLC  Bought 5.6 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc

Top 10 Owners of VIVUS Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
North Tide Capital LLC12.06%12,500,00036,000,000+2,500,000+25.00%
First Manhattan Co.7.72%7,998,50323,035,689-1,224,350-13.28%
BlackRock Fund Advisors7.67%7,950,19322,896,556+489,195+6.56%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.22%5,411,16515,584,155-179,864-3.22%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.5.10%5,282,12115,212,508-2,196,650-29.37%
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LL...4.30%4,460,70112,846,819-50,290-1.11%
Tahithromos LLC3.37%3,492,45710,058,276-1,432,093-29.08%
Meditor Capital Management Ltd.2.86%2,965,6168,540,974-213,000-6.70%
Sarissa Capital Management LP2.48%2,573,9437,412,95600.00%
New Jersey Division of Investment1.56%1,620,0004,665,60000.00%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding VIVUS Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF5.66%5,869,47516,904,088+2,028,811+52.82%
iShares US Pharmaceuticals ETF2.08%2,158,1076,215,348+1,086,111+101.32%
Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund1.49%1,549,2224,461,759+8,716+0.57%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF1.49%1,539,6574,434,212+98,173+6.81%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.40%1,446,5804,166,150+29,708+2.10%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF1.19%1,228,8413,539,062-106,849-8.00%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth Index F...0.98%1,011,5382,913,229-8,879-0.87%
Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu...0.96%990,2872,852,027+8,208+0.84%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF0.66%682,2741,964,949+23,136+3.51%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.59%606,6661,747,198+375,874+162.86%

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