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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
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, 201021.45
March 15, 201020.59
February 26, 201020.73
February 12, 201020.37
January 29, 201019.75
January 15, 201017.96
December 31, 200917.53
December 15, 200917.46
November 30, 200917.16
November 13, 200914.58
October 30, 200910.32
October 15, 20099.63
September 30, 20096.82
September 15, 20096.96
August 31, 20096.32
August 14, 20096.72
July 31, 20096.32
July 15, 20095.65
June 30, 20094.78
June 15, 20095.72
May 29, 20095.22
May 15, 20095
April 30, 20095.06
April 15, 20095.27
March 31, 20095.36
March 13, 20094.8
February 27, 20095.11
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, 20088.71
September 30, 200811.74
September 15, 200811.45
August 29, 200810.01
August 15, 20089.86
July 31, 200811.24
July 15, 200811.98
June 30, 20089.92
June 13, 200810.61
May 30, 200810.44
May 15, 20089.34
April 30, 20089.43
April 15, 20089.6
March 31, 200810.73
March 14, 200810.83
February 29, 20089.41
February 15, 200810.61
January 31, 20089.32
January 15, 20089.3
December 31, 20078.97
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, 20075.74
January 9, 20075.42
December 12, 20065.27
November 10, 20064.64
October 10, 20064.53
September 12, 20064.69
August 10, 20064.37
July 11, 20064.47
June 12, 20063.98
May 10, 20063.73
April 10, 20063.64
March 10, 20063.74
February 10, 20063.84
January 10, 20063.85
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, 20054.4
March 10, 20054.38
February 10, 20054.44
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, 20044.28
June 9, 20046.3
May 11, 20045.91
April 12, 20045.72
March 10, 20045.91
February 10, 20044.13
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, 20036.45
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, 200210.95
June 11, 200210.14
May 10, 20029.24
April 10, 20029.41
March 12, 20026.56
February 12, 20025.45
January 10, 20024.51
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, 20015.28
January 9, 20015.65
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, 200012.36
January 11, 200012.97
December 10, 199914.49
November 10, 199915.08
October 12, 199915.62
September 10, 199916.64
August 10, 199916.86
July 12, 199917.1
June 10, 199917.64
May 11, 199918.49
April 12, 199918.37
March 10, 199918.95
February 9, 199918.45
January 8, 199920.08
December 8, 199823.37
November 6, 199825
October 8, 199828.11
September 8, 199830.36
August 7, 199834.76
July 8, 199837.48
June 8, 199843.32
May 8, 199845.29
April 7, 199836.12
March 6, 199833.9
February 6, 199832.21
January 8, 199827.59
December 8, 199731.08
November 7, 199730.48
October 8, 199728.75
September 8, 199731.25
August 8, 199731.6
July 8, 199732.78
June 6, 199733.9
May 8, 199729.92
April 8, 199729.73
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
December 31, 201473
November 30, 201466
October 31, 201466
September 30, 201471
August 31, 201471
July 31, 201473
June 30, 201473
May 31, 201473
April 30, 201474
March 31, 201476
February 28, 201477
January 31, 201477
December 31, 201376
November 30, 201379
October 31, 201380
September 30, 201381
August 31, 201381
July 31, 201381
June 30, 201381
May 31, 201379
April 30, 201379
March 31, 201376
February 28, 201375
January 31, 201375
December 31, 201278
November 30, 201276
October 31, 201275
September 30, 201271
August 31, 201270
July 31, 201270
June 30, 201266
May 31, 201266
April 30, 201266
March 31, 201288
February 29, 201287
January 31, 201286
December 31, 201182
November 30, 201182
October 31, 201182
September 30, 201180
August 31, 201180
July 31, 201174
June 30, 201173
May 31, 201174
April 30, 201166
March 31, 201166
February 28, 201166
January 31, 201160
December 31, 201058
November 30, 201060
October 31, 201057
September 30, 201055
August 31, 201056
July 31, 201059
June 30, 201062
May 31, 201067
April 30, 201065
March 31, 201067
February 28, 201064
January 31, 201065
December 31, 200965
November 30, 200975
October 31, 200960
September 30, 200957
August 31, 200965
July 31, 200968
June 30, 200965
May 31, 200966
April 30, 200966
March 31, 200966
February 28, 200966
January 31, 200971
December 31, 200871
November 30, 200871
October 31, 200861
September 30, 200882
August 31, 200882
July 31, 200882
June 30, 200859
May 31, 200859
April 30, 200859
March 31, 200862
February 29, 200862
January 31, 200862

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
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. SlebirVP, General Counsel73,429less than 0.1%2015-01-23
Mr. Seth H.Z. FischerCEO69,080less than 0.1%2015-01-23
Mr. Svai SanfordN/A66,031less than 0.1%2015-01-23
Terry M. NidaVP, Worldwide Marketing/65,727less than 0.1%2006-12-01
Dr. Wesley W. Day,PhDVP, Clinical Development57,471less than 0.1%2015-01-23

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value
NORTH TIDE CAPITAL LLC11,000,0002014-12-3010.610.0036,850,000
BlackRock Advisors LLC9,664,8202014-12-319.320.0027,834,682
First Manhattan Company7,998,5032014-12-317.710.1323,035,000
SPDR® S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF6,165,9032015-01-275.621.4816,771,256
Vanguard Group, Inc.5,411,1652014-09-305.220.0020,887,000
State Street Corp5,282,1212014-09-305.090.0020,390,000
BlackRock Fund Advisors4,830,7162014-09-304.660.0118,647,000
Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB)4,460,7012014-09-304.300.0117,217,784
Tahithromos, L.l.c.3,492,4572014-12-313.374.8210,058,000
Meditor Capital Management Limited2,965,6162014-09-302.8613.4511,447,278

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