Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK) Shareholder Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co LLC Has Lifted Its Position by $7.85 Million

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Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc increased its stake in Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK) by 12.99% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc bought 196,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.33% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.71 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $68.81M, up from 1.51 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc who had been investing in Glaxosmithkline Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $90.52 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $37.3. About 6.20 million shares traded or 111.21% up from the average. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has declined 2.50% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.12% the S&P500.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc, which manages about $14.08B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 2.50M shares to 12.76M shares, valued at $562.40 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 224,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 11,400 shares, and cut its stake in New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (NYSE:EDU).

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