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Aug. 16, 2022, 4:32 p.m. EDT

Johnson & Johnson stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYS:JNJ) inched 0.89% higher to $167.57 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.19% to 4,305.20 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.71% to 34,152.01. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Johnson & Johnson closed $19.12 short of its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company achieved on April 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. (OTC:RHHVF) fell 2.56% to $327.80, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYS:MRK) fell 0.01% to $90.59, and Pfizer Inc. (NYS:PFE) rose 0.22% to $49.86. Trading volume (7.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.7 M.

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