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Johnson & Johnson stock outperforms market on strong trading day

MarketWatch logo MarketWatch 12/1/2021 MarketWatch Automation
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Shares of Johnson & Johnson rose 1.38% to $158.08 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.18% to 4,513.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.34% to 34,022.04. Johnson & Johnson closed $21.84 below 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 Wednesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. rose 3.79% to $399.59, Merck & Co. Inc. fell 0.63% to $74.44, and Pfizer Inc. rose 1.77% to $54.68. Trading volume (9.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.0 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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