Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ slid 2.73% to $145.10 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.16% to 3,281.06 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.84% to 27,147.70. Johnson & Johnson closed $11.90 below its 52-week high ($157.00), which the company achieved on April 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 1.85% to $365.89, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK fell 3.12% to $83.13, and Pfizer Inc. PFE fell 1.67% to $36.02. Trading volume (7.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.9 M.
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