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Johnson & Johnson stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

MarketWatch logo MarketWatch 10/22/2021 MarketWatch Automation
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Shares of Johnson & Johnson inched 0.20% higher to $163.72 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Johnson & Johnson closed $16.20 below 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 Friday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 2.27% to $384.08, Merck & Co. Inc. fell 0.02% to $81.15, and Pfizer Inc. rose 0.70% to $43.16. Trading volume (4.3 M) remained 1.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.1 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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