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Institutional investors hold a majority ownership of VVUS through the 73.22% 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 June 2014, these large investors purchased a net $6.3 million shares.
Other institutional55.04%
Mutual fund holders18.18%
Individual stakeholders13.51%

Largest Quarterly Institutional

Latest Institutional Activity

9/30/2014P. R. HERZIG & CO., INC.  Bought 1.0 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc
9/30/2014CREATIVE PLANNING, INC.  Bought 687.00 shares of VIVUS Inc
9/30/2014QUANTBOT TECHNOLOGIES LLC  Sold 9.9 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc

Top 10 Owners of VIVUS Inc

Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
First Manhattan Co.8.94%9,243,65335,680,501-161,791-1.72%
North Tide Capital LLC8.70%9,000,00034,740,000+9,000,000--
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.7.23%7,478,77128,868,056+588,999+8.55%
BlackRock Fund Advisors7.21%7,460,99828,799,452+485,760+6.96%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.40%5,591,02921,581,372+4,505+0.08%
Tahithromos LLC4.76%4,924,55019,008,763+627,079+14.59%
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LL...4.36%4,510,99117,412,425+265,691+6.26%
Meditor Capital Management Ltd.3.07%3,178,61612,269,45800.00%
Sarissa Capital Management LP2.49%2,573,9439,935,42000.00%
New Jersey Division of Investment1.57%1,620,0006,253,200+1,480,000+1,057.14%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding VIVUS Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF3.56%3,680,25614,205,788-2,124,959-36.60%
Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund1.47%1,521,9315,874,654+2,534+0.17%
iShares US Pharmaceuticals ETF1.36%1,410,8925,446,043+345,003+32.37%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.35%1,399,2545,401,120+4,278+0.31%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF1.29%1,332,9565,145,210+49,856+3.89%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF1.22%1,262,1384,871,853+51,668+4.27%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth Index F...1.00%1,030,8863,979,220-21,629-2.05%
Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu...0.95%978,1913,775,817+4,320+0.44%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF0.61%629,4952,429,851+10,845+1.75%
Government Pension Fund - Global ...0.59%606,6662,341,731+375,874+162.86%

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