Johnson & Johnson stock outperforms market despite losses on the day – MarketWatch

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.41% slid 0.41% to $176.42 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.63% falling 1.63% to 4,108.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.05% falling 1.05% to 32,899.70. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of losses. Johnson & Johnson closed $10.27 short of its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company reached on April 25th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF, -1.19% fell 1.19% to $333.12, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK, -0.10% fell 0.10% to $89.91, and Pfizer Inc. PFE, +0.99% rose 0.99% to $53.20. Trading volume (4.1 M) remained 3.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.5 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.

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