Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ inched 0.24% higher to $161.64 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.02% to 4,127.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.16% to 33,745.40. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Johnson & Johnson closed $12.01 below its 52-week high ($173.65), which the company achieved on January 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 0.45% to $331.00, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK fell 0.12% to $76.22, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 1.01% to $36.97. Trading volume (4.9 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.7 M.