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Johnson & Johnson stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson slid 0.42% to $167.07 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.29% to 34,230.34. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Johnson & Johnson closed $6.58 below its 52-week high ($173.65), which the company reached on January 26th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 1.61% to $318.50, Merck & Co. Inc. rose 2.25% to $77.70, and Pfizer Inc. rose 0.05% to $39.97. Trading volume (5.0 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.8 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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