VIVUS Inc (NASDAQ:VVUS)

5.36
Data as of Apr 17
 +0.11 / +2.10%
Today’s Change
4.71
Today|||52-Week Range
15.62
-40.97%
Year-to-Date
Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VVUS through the 79.72% 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 December 2013, these large investors purchased a net $2.8 million shares.
Other institutional59.18%
Individual stakeholders4.42%
Mutual fund holders20.54%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2014OBERMEYER ASSET MANAGEMENT CO.  Bought 12.0 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc
3/31/2014P. R. HERZIG & CO., INC.  Bought 500.00 shares of VIVUS Inc
3/31/2014ADVISORY SERVICES NETWORK LLC  Sold 500.00 shares of VIVUS Inc

Top 10 Owners of VIVUS Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
First Manhattan Co.9.11%9,408,84455,888,533-330-0.00%
BlackRock Fund Advisors6.91%7,141,18042,418,609+101,073+1.44%
QVT Financial LP6.31%6,517,74838,715,423-810,000-11.05%
Passport Capital LLC5.74%5,925,00035,194,500+500,000+9.22%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.33%5,509,40832,725,884+150,124+2.80%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.4.15%4,283,61525,444,673+648,407+17.84%
Meditor Capital Management Ltd.3.08%3,178,61618,880,979-1,028,680-24.45%
Tahithromos LLC2.88%2,973,15817,660,559+628,278+26.79%
Invesco PowerShares Capital Manag...2.55%2,629,86915,621,422+1,090,255+70.81%
Sarissa Capital Management LP2.49%2,573,94315,289,221+2,573,943--

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding VIVUS Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF4.92%5,078,11830,164,021+2,141,576+72.93%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF1.67%1,724,08010,241,035+103,840+6.41%
Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund1.41%1,456,0488,648,925+1,797+0.12%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.32%1,362,6768,094,295-40,561-2.89%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF1.19%1,227,6477,292,223-87,367-6.64%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth Index F...1.06%1,098,7746,526,718+3,505+0.32%
Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu...0.91%942,7675,600,036+3,456+0.37%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF0.73%749,9124,454,477+1,604+0.21%
Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP (Glob...0.59%607,0263,605,734+24,811+4.26%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.59%606,6663,603,596+375,874+162.86%

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