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Johnson & Johnson stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson /zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite JNJ +0.44% inched 0.60% higher to $164.34 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.46% rising 0.31% to 4,701.21 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.84% rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Johnson & Johnson closed $15.58 short of its 52-week high ($179.92), which the company reached on August 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. /zigman2/quotes/206948568/composite RHHVF -1.51% rose 0.75% to $397.98, Merck & Co. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -0.53% rose 1.29% to $73.21, and Pfizer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE +0.90% fell 0.62% to $51.40. Trading volume (6.2 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.2 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

/zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 168.36
+0.73 +0.44%
Volume: 4.10M
Jan. 26, 2022 1:35p
P/E Ratio
21.55
Dividend Yield
2.52%
Market Cap
$441.30 billion
Rev. per Employee
$697,212
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,420.09
+63.64 +1.46%
Volume: 1.42B
Jan. 26, 2022 1:35p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,586.98
+289.25 +0.84%
Volume: 251.07M
Jan. 26, 2022 1:35p
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/zigman2/quotes/206948568/composite
US : U.S.: OTC
$ 376.25
-5.75 -1.51%
Volume: 1,863
Jan. 26, 2022 12:46p
P/E Ratio
21.07
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$326.20 billion
Rev. per Employee
$647,143
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/zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 79.04
-0.42 -0.53%
Volume: 5.08M
Jan. 26, 2022 1:35p
P/E Ratio
27.94
Dividend Yield
3.49%
Market Cap
$200.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$660,851
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 53.02
+0.48 +0.90%
Volume: 16.03M
Jan. 26, 2022 1:35p
P/E Ratio
15.75
Dividend Yield
3.02%
Market Cap
$294.90 billion
Rev. per Employee
$883,274
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