Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) ended the trading day Wednesday at $167.88,
representing a move of -1.53%, or $2.6 per share, on volume of 14.08 million shares.
Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest and most diverse healthcare firm. Three divisions make up the firm: pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics, and consumer. The drug and device groups represent close to 80% of sales and drive the majority of cash flows for the firm. The drug division focuses on the following therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neurology, pulmonary, cardiology, and metabolic diseases. The device segment focuses on orthopedics, surgery tools, vision care, and a few smaller areas. The last segment of consumer focuses on baby care, beauty, oral care, over-the-counter drugs, and women’s health. Geographically, just over half of total revenue is generated in the United States.
After opening the trading day at $169.12, shares of Johnson & Johnson traded between a range of $167.45 and $170.92. Johnson & Johnson currently has a total float of 2.63 billion
shares and on average sees n/a shares exchange hands each day.
The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $n/a and 200-day SMA of $n/a, and it has a high of $173.65 and low of $109.17 over the last year.
Johnson & Johnson is based out of New Brunswick, NJ, and has 132,200 employees. The company’s CEO is Alex Gorsky.
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