VIVUS Inc (NASDAQ:VVUS)

2.53
Delayed Data
As of May 22
 -0.05 / -1.94%
Today’s Change
2.22
Today|||52-Week Range
5.52
-12.15%
Year-to-Date
Institutional investors purchased a net $3.3 million shares of VVUS during the quarter ended March 2015 and now own 66.96% of the total shares outstanding. This majority interest is a greater percentage than is typical for companies in the Pharmaceuticals: Other industry and highlights that the smart money sees this stock as an important holding.
Other institutional51.62%
Individual stakeholders25.68%
Mutual fund holders15.29%

Largest Quarterly Institutional
Transactions

Latest Institutional Activity

3/31/2015EMPYREAN CAPITAL PARTNERS LP  Bought 2.0 Million shares of VIVUS Inc
3/31/2015NORTH TIDE CAPITAL LLC  Bought 1.2 Million shares of VIVUS Inc
3/31/2015CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) L...  Bought 959.7 Thousand shares of VIVUS Inc

Top 10 Owners of VIVUS Inc

StockholderStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
North Tide Capital LLC12.03%12,500,00027,875,000+1,195,200+10.57%
BlackRock Fund Advisors8.73%9,063,38420,211,346-162,838-1.76%
First Manhattan Co.7.69%7,989,93317,817,551-8,570-0.11%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.5.75%5,967,82613,308,252+356,286+6.35%
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LL...5.32%5,531,13012,334,420+959,745+20.99%
Tahithromos LLC3.58%3,714,4078,283,128+221,950+6.36%
Meditor Capital Management Ltd.2.86%2,965,6166,613,32400.00%
Sarissa Capital Management LP2.48%2,573,9435,739,89300.00%
Empyrean Capital Partners LP1.93%2,000,0004,460,000+2,000,000--
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.1.55%1,610,9473,592,412-5,864,810-78.45%

Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding VIVUS Inc

Mutual fundStakeShares
owned
Total value ($)Shares
bought / sold
Total
change
Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund1.56%1,618,9743,610,312+18,820+1.18%
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index...1.55%1,605,1683,579,525+27,772+1.76%
iShares US Pharmaceuticals ETF1.45%1,507,3663,361,426-500,000-24.91%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF1.41%1,466,3453,269,949-78,994-5.11%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF1.28%1,325,7742,956,476+9,230+0.70%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth Index F...1.02%1,059,8662,363,501-5,413-0.51%
Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu...1.01%1,054,7432,352,077+5,616+0.54%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF0.69%711,1161,585,789-11,220-1.55%
Top Stocks0.43%450,0001,003,500+150,000+50.00%
Fidelity Spartan Extended Market ...0.37%380,623848,78900.00%

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