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Vivus (VVUS) Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

This is the historical short interest of Vivus, as measured by the Short Percentage Of Float.

Date Short Interest
June 15, 201539.72
May 29, 201539.82
May 15, 201540.14
April 30, 201539.63
April 15, 201540.52
March 31, 201536.57
March 13, 201538.64
February 27, 201538.75
February 13, 201538.67
January 30, 201538.2
January 15, 201534.79
December 31, 201435.63
December 15, 201437.58
November 28, 201436.77
November 14, 201437.4
October 31, 201437.09
October 15, 201437.49
September 30, 201438.24
September 15, 201434.57
August 29, 201434.82
August 15, 201437.09
July 31, 201438.04
July 15, 201440.63
June 30, 201439.1
June 13, 201441.78
May 30, 201438.17
May 15, 201437.88
April 30, 201437.46
April 15, 201435.97
March 31, 201437.35
March 14, 201435.06
February 28, 201433.3
February 14, 201431.94
January 31, 201432.02
January 15, 201433.56
December 31, 201334.52
December 13, 201335.11
November 29, 201334.46
November 15, 201335.12
October 31, 201335.95
October 15, 201333.59
September 30, 201332.94
September 13, 201332.84
August 30, 201335.26
August 15, 201334.33
July 31, 201334.29
July 15, 201333.98
June 28, 201333.35
June 14, 201332.6
May 31, 201334.75
May 15, 201329.39
April 30, 201328.84
April 15, 201328.63
March 28, 201326.53
March 15, 201325.1
February 28, 201324.22
February 15, 201324.08
January 31, 201324.18
January 15, 201323.77
December 31, 201221.27
December 14, 201221.52
November 30, 201222.18
November 15, 201220.27
October 31, 201217.75
October 15, 201217.04
September 28, 201215.3
September 14, 201216.17
August 31, 201215.84
August 15, 201216.55
July 31, 201213.97
July 13, 201215.33
June 29, 201213.98
June 15, 201215.06
May 31, 201214.96
May 15, 201215.26
April 30, 201213.83
April 13, 201214.67
March 30, 201217.59
March 15, 201221.32
February 29, 201220.96
February 15, 201219.84
January 31, 201220.19
January 13, 201221.02
December 30, 201120.85
December 15, 201120.77
November 30, 201121.38
November 15, 201121.71
October 31, 201120.71
October 14, 201121.35
September 30, 201121.65
September 15, 201123.33
August 31, 201122.14
August 15, 201123.59
July 29, 201121.74
July 15, 201122.47
June 30, 201123.03
June 15, 201124.52
May 31, 201122.78
May 13, 201124.15
April 29, 201126.02
April 15, 201127.41
March 31, 201120.76
March 15, 201119.95
February 28, 201119.79
February 15, 201120.6
January 31, 201116.88
January 14, 201114.67
December 31, 201015.46
December 15, 201017.72
November 30, 201015.56
November 15, 201016.54
October 29, 201016.01
October 15, 201016.41
September 30, 201017.55
September 15, 201017.99
August 31, 201017.69
August 13, 201016.24
July 30, 201017.31
July 15, 201024.13
June 30, 201022.73
June 15, 201023.81
May 28, 201024.03
May 14, 201023
April 30, 201024.63
April 15, 201024.02
March 31, 201021.42
March 15, 201020.59
February 26, 201020.68
February 12, 201020.36
January 29, 201019.73
January 15, 201017.95
December 31, 200917.52
December 15, 200917.46
November 30, 200917.16
November 13, 200914.58
October 30, 200910.32
October 15, 20098.36
September 30, 20096.82
September 15, 20096.96
August 31, 20096.32
August 14, 20096.72
July 31, 20096.32
July 15, 20095.63
June 30, 20094.76
June 15, 20095.72
May 29, 20095.22
May 15, 20095
April 30, 20095.06
April 15, 20095.27
March 31, 20095.33
March 13, 20094.78
February 27, 20095.09
February 13, 20095.43
January 30, 20095.65
January 15, 20095.73
December 31, 20085.78
December 15, 20086.79
November 28, 20086.28
November 14, 20086.37
October 31, 20086.75
October 15, 20087.62
September 30, 200810.27
September 15, 200811.45
August 29, 200810.01
August 15, 20089.86
July 31, 200811.24
July 15, 200811.96
June 30, 20089.91
June 13, 200810.61
May 30, 200810.44
May 15, 20089.34
April 30, 20089.42
April 15, 20089.59
March 31, 200810.72
March 14, 200810.83
February 29, 20089.41
February 15, 200810.57
January 31, 20089.29
January 15, 20089.27
December 31, 20078.94
December 11, 20079.44
November 27, 20079.66
November 9, 200710.06
October 26, 200710.57
October 10, 200710.93
September 25, 200711.2
September 11, 200711.44
August 10, 200713.33
July 10, 200711.65
June 12, 20077.08
May 10, 20075.86
April 10, 20074.95
March 12, 20074.65
February 12, 20074.78
January 9, 20074.51
December 12, 20065.27
November 10, 20064.64
October 10, 20064.53
September 12, 20064.69
August 10, 20064.37
July 11, 20064.13
June 12, 20063.98
May 10, 20063.73
April 10, 20063.64
March 10, 20063.74
February 10, 20063.83
January 10, 20063.84
December 12, 20053.65
November 10, 20053.76
October 11, 20054.01
September 12, 20054.02
August 10, 20054.13
July 12, 20053.54
June 10, 20053.34
May 10, 20053.28
April 12, 20053.78
March 10, 20054.38
February 10, 20054.43
January 11, 20053.88
December 10, 20044.22
November 10, 20043.6
October 12, 20043.98
September 10, 20044.07
August 10, 20044.32
July 12, 20044.35
June 9, 20046.3
May 11, 20045.91
April 12, 20045.72
March 10, 20045.91
February 10, 20044.12
January 12, 20044.25
December 10, 20034.35
November 11, 20034.59
October 10, 20034.6
September 10, 20034.79
August 12, 20034.86
July 10, 20035.69
June 10, 20036.98
May 12, 20036.77
April 10, 20036.74
March 11, 20035.85
February 11, 20035.73
January 10, 20035.69
December 10, 20026.36
November 12, 20026.4
October 10, 20026.43
September 10, 20026.76
August 12, 20027.66
July 10, 200210.92
June 11, 200210.14
May 10, 20029.24
April 10, 20029.41
March 12, 20026.56
February 12, 20025.44
January 10, 20024.5
December 11, 20014.21
November 12, 20014.2
October 10, 20014.17
September 5, 20014.22
August 10, 20014.4
July 10, 20014.7
June 12, 20015.46
May 10, 20015.31
April 9, 20016.32
March 12, 20016.59
February 12, 20015.27
January 9, 20015.64
December 12, 20005.88
November 10, 20006.43
October 10, 20006.81
September 12, 20006.9
August 10, 20007.39
July 11, 20007.83
June 12, 20007.74
May 10, 20006.96
April 11, 20009
March 10, 200014.27
February 10, 200012.17
January 11, 200012.77
December 10, 199914.29
November 10, 199914.88
October 12, 199915.41
September 10, 199916.43
August 10, 199916.65
July 12, 199916.88
June 10, 199917.52
May 11, 199918.36
April 12, 199918.24
March 10, 199918.95
February 9, 199918.35
January 8, 199919.97
December 8, 199823.3
November 6, 199824.92
October 8, 199828.02
September 8, 199830.32
August 7, 199834.71
July 8, 199837.42
June 8, 199843.33
May 8, 199845.29
April 7, 199836.12
March 6, 199833.9
February 6, 199831.9
January 8, 199827.33
December 8, 199730.98
November 7, 199730.37
October 8, 199728.65
September 8, 199731.22
August 8, 199731.57
July 8, 199732.76
June 6, 199733.88
May 8, 199729.9
April 8, 199729.7
March 7, 199720.47
February 7, 199713.09
January 8, 19974.32
December 6, 19964.24
November 8, 19963.96
October 8, 19963.68
September 6, 19963.28
August 8, 19963.5
July 8, 19962.74
June 7, 19962.73
May 8, 19962.79
April 8, 19961.7
March 8, 19961.36
February 8, 19961.58
January 8, 19961.8
December 8, 19954.07
November 8, 19953.49
October 6, 19953.54
September 8, 19953.94
August 8, 19953.96
July 7, 19953.83
June 8, 19954.29
May 8, 19954.07
April 6, 19953.95
March 8, 19953.94
February 8, 19953.58
January 6, 19953.58

Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of VivusPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership
June 30, 201564
March 31, 201563
December 31, 201467
September 30, 201465
June 30, 201470
March 31, 201466
December 31, 201376
September 30, 201377
June 30, 201379
March 31, 201377
December 31, 201279
September 30, 201275
June 30, 201269
March 31, 201267
December 31, 201178
September 30, 201177
June 30, 201167
March 31, 201170
December 31, 201064
September 30, 201054
June 30, 201052
March 31, 201059
December 31, 200962
September 30, 200965
June 30, 200967
March 31, 200982
December 31, 200869
September 30, 200873
June 30, 200880
March 31, 200863
December 31, 200761
September 30, 200760
June 30, 200755
March 31, 200751
December 31, 200648
September 30, 200652
June 30, 200653
March 31, 200650
December 31, 200552
September 30, 200549
June 30, 200551
March 31, 200559
December 31, 200443
September 30, 200443
June 30, 200445
March 31, 200441
December 31, 200344
September 30, 200339
June 30, 200339
March 31, 200333
December 31, 200232
September 30, 200236
June 30, 200234
March 31, 200231
December 31, 200124
September 30, 200121
June 30, 200124
March 31, 200122
December 31, 200017
September 30, 200017
June 30, 200013
March 31, 200015

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Vivus. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership
April 30, 20152
March 31, 20151
February 28, 20151
January 31, 20151
December 31, 20141
November 30, 20141
October 31, 20141
September 30, 20141
August 31, 20141
July 31, 20141
June 30, 20141
May 31, 20141
March 31, 20142
February 28, 20142
January 31, 20142
December 31, 20132
November 30, 20132
October 31, 20132
September 30, 20132
August 31, 20132
July 31, 20131
June 30, 20131
May 31, 20131
April 30, 20131
March 31, 20131
January 31, 20131
November 30, 20121
October 31, 20121
September 30, 20121
August 31, 20121
July 31, 20121
June 30, 20121
May 31, 20121
April 30, 20121
March 31, 20121
February 29, 20121
January 31, 20121
December 31, 20111
November 30, 20111
October 31, 20111
September 30, 20111
August 31, 20111
July 31, 20111
June 30, 20111
May 31, 20111
April 30, 20111
March 31, 20111
February 28, 20111
January 31, 20111
December 31, 20101
November 30, 20101
October 31, 20101
September 30, 20101
August 31, 20101
July 31, 20101
June 30, 20101
May 31, 20101
April 30, 20101
March 31, 20101
February 28, 20101
January 31, 20101
December 31, 20091
November 30, 20091
October 31, 20091
September 30, 20091
August 31, 20091
July 31, 20091
June 30, 20091
May 31, 20091
April 30, 20091
March 31, 20091
February 28, 20091
January 31, 20091
December 31, 20081
November 30, 20081
October 31, 20081
September 30, 20081
August 31, 20082
July 31, 20082
June 30, 20082
May 31, 20082
April 30, 20082
March 31, 20082
February 29, 20082
January 31, 20082
December 31, 20072
November 30, 20072
October 31, 20072
September 30, 20072
August 31, 20072
July 31, 20072
June 30, 20072
May 31, 20072
April 30, 20072
March 31, 20072
February 28, 20073
January 31, 20073
December 31, 20063
November 30, 20063
October 31, 20063
September 30, 20063
June 30, 20063
May 31, 20063
April 30, 20064
March 31, 20064
February 28, 20064
January 31, 20064
December 31, 20054
November 30, 20054
October 31, 20054
September 30, 20054
August 31, 20054
July 31, 20054
June 30, 20054
May 31, 20054
April 30, 20054
March 31, 20054
February 28, 20054
January 31, 20054
December 31, 20044
November 30, 20044
October 31, 20044
September 30, 20044
August 31, 20044
July 31, 20044
June 30, 20044
May 31, 20044
April 30, 20043
March 31, 20044
February 29, 20044

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
Dr. Samuel F. Colin, M.D.N/A500,0000.48%2014-05-01
Neil Gesundheit,M.D.N/A127,6530.12%2005-01-14
Leland F. WilsonCEO119,9250.12%2013-01-25
Dr. Ernest Mario,PhDDirector81,125less than 0.1%2013-05-29
Mark B. LoganDirector74,125less than 0.1%2013-01-25
Mr. John L. SlebirSVP, Business Development & GC72,799less than 0.1%2015-01-29
Mr. Seth H.Z. FischerCEO69,080less than 0.1%2015-01-23
Terry M. NidaVP, Worldwide Marketing/65,727less than 0.1%2006-12-01
Mr. Svai SanfordCFO & Chief Accounting Officer65,559less than 0.1%2015-01-29
Dr. Wesley W. Day,PhDVP, Clinical Development56,999less than 0.1%2015-01-29

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value
NORTH TIDE CAPITAL LLC   Premium Plus12,500,0002015-03-3112.042.3330,750,000
First Manhattan Company   Premium Plus7,989,9332015-03-317.700.1119,655,000
Vanguard Group, Inc.   Premium Plus5,967,8262015-03-315.750.0014,681,000
BlackRock Fund Advisors   Premium Plus5,785,5642015-03-315.570.0014,232,000
Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB)   Premium Plus5,531,1302015-03-315.330.0113,607,428
Tahithromos, L.l.c.   Premium Plus3,714,4072015-03-313.584.239,137,000
iShares US Pharmaceuticals3,155,0512015-07-012.990.637,319,718
Meditor Capital Management Limited   Premium Plus2,965,6162015-03-312.866.127,295,000
Sarissa Capital Management LP   Premium Plus2,573,9432015-03-312.481.346,332,000
Empyrean Capital Partners, LP   Premium Plus2,000,0002015-03-311.930.244,920,000

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