Will WellPoint’s Risk Enrollment Pressure Cause Concern For These Top Institutional Shareholders?

WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) sees continued pressure on risk enrollment during 2013, and they predict that there will be somewhat less pressure than during 2012. The company has experienced some membership loss in individual markets which is due to the choice of some people to withhold purchasing coverage until exchanges open in 2014.

Will WellPoint Inc.’s shareholders decrease their holdings? They reported owning a total of 44.551 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $58.01 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in WellPoint Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC./UK held 4,767,373 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $276,555,300. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 3,912,663 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $226,973,574. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Yacktman Asset Management LP. held 3,518,467 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $204,106,265. This brought the portfolio total to 1.23%.

UBS Global Asset Management Americas Inc. held 3,354,394 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $194,588,390. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Lsv Asset Management held 2,892,942 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $167,819,561. This brought the portfolio total to 0.5%.

Nordea Investment Management AB held 2,248,111 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $130,412,915. This brought the portfolio total to 0.97%.

Russell Frank Co. held 1,944,335 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $112,790,870. This brought the portfolio total to 0.26%.

Baillie Gifford & Co. held 1,786,833 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $103,654,179. This brought the portfolio total to 0.36%.

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. held 1,743,405 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $101,134,921. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Marathon Asset Management LLP. held 1,634,758 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $94,832,309. This brought the portfolio total to 1.5%.

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