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Johnson & Johnson stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYS:JNJ) inched 0.44% higher to $164.53 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Johnson & Johnson closed $15.39 short of its 52-week high ($179.92), which the company achieved on August 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. (OTC:RHHVF) rose 1.14% to $366.62, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYS:MRK) rose 0.06% to $71.97, and Pfizer Inc. (NYS:PFE) fell 0.63% to $43.92. Trading volume (6.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.

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