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Sept. 28, 2020, 4:52 p.m. EDT

Johnson & Johnson stock rises Monday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ inched 1.00% higher to $147.11 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.61% to 3,351.60 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.51% to 27,584.06. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Johnson & Johnson closed $9.89 short of its 52-week high ($157.00), which the company reached on April 23rd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 2.23% to $352.96, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK fell 0.20% to $82.76, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 0.94% to $36.39. Trading volume (5.6 M) remained 168,202 below its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.

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