Johnson & Johnson (Call) now has $377.07 billion valuation. The stock increased 3.57% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.45. A total of 6.75 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 5.37 million shares.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th, RTT News reports. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $380.60B company. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owned approximately 0.17% of Johnson & Johnson worth $621,309,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Prince Street Capital Management Llc sold 93,800 shares as Randgold Res Ltd (GOLD)'s stock rose 4.27%. Qualys Inc now has $2.17B valuation. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $140.18. About 123,058 shares traded. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.15% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 33.43% the S&P500. Asset Management One Limited, Japan-based fund reported 367,927 shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 2.7 bln. Priceline Grp Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) was raised too.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.84" was first published by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 25.00% or $0.03 from last year's $0.12 per share. JNJ's profit will be $4.62 billion for 20.59 P/E if the $1.72 EPS becomes a reality. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.68 EPS. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 57% are positive. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Leerink Swann. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 10. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, September 13 report. On Wednesday, October 14 the stock rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Buy". Standpoint Research initiated the shares of JNJ in report on Friday, May 20 with "Sell" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. Finally, Barclays boosted their price objective on Johnson & Johnson from $140.00 to $148.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, November 17 to "Overweight". The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 20 with "Outperform". The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 26.
Institutional investors own 67.90% stake in the company while Beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 0.81. Its down 0.03, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold JNJ shares while 878 reduced holdings.
A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in JNJ. Cohen Cap Management stated it has 9,574 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Group stated it has 1.43% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Cincinnati Indemnity invested in 25,000 shares. Aberdeen Asset Public Ltd Com Uk invested in 3.74M shares. Apriem Advisors lifted its position in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. Virginia-based Vnbtrust Natl Association has invested 0.91% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Advisory Rech has 0.19% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 106,195 shares. This presents short term, intermediate and long term technical levels of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stock. Park Circle has invested 0.48% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Blue Bell Private Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.09% or 4,718 shares in its portfolio. Halbert Hargrove Russell LLC now owns 3,523 shares of the company's stock valued at $466,000 after purchasing an additional 15 shares during the period. Paradigm Fincl Advsrs Ltd Liability Co accumulated 2,649 shares. 76,656 were reported by Brookfield Asset Mngmt. State Street Corp increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson by 4.3% in the first quarter.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.18, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 11 investors sold Walker & Dunlop, Inc. shares while 58 reduced holdings. Geode Lc holds 53,113 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Deutsche Bancorp Ag reported 69,062 shares stake. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 28th will be given a dividend of $0.84 per share. Sentinel Trust Lba invested in 0.21% or 9,521 shares. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 262,962 shares. Global X Management Co Ltd invested in 3,187 shares. Iron Financial LLC grew its holdings in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 0.5% during the second quarter. Becker Mngmt Inc reported 2.04% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). C M Bidwell & Limited holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) or 22,900 shares. Arizona State Retirement has 14,669 shares. Sei Invests Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Source Capital, Inc.
Bulldog Investors Llc decreased Swiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ) stake by 208,618 shares to 1.92M valued at $24.36 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Zillow Group Inc stake by 12,868 shares and now owns 35,933 shares.
Johnson & Johnson has increased its dividend payment by an average of 6.7% per year over the last three years and has raised its dividend every year for the last 54 years.
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