Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ,
The S&P 500 index turned out to be a great trading session for the stock market with the SPX rising 1.11% to $171.55 on Wednesday,
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose 0.14% to 4,793.06,
rose 0.25% to 36,488.63. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day. Johnson & Johnson closed at $8.37, below its 52-week high ($179.92) which the company achieved on Aug. 20.
On Wednesday, the stock outperformed some of its competitors as part of Roche Holding AG. Certificate RHHVF,
Up 0.04% to $417.35, Merck & Company Inc. MRK,
rose 0.18% to $76.95, and Pfizer Inc. pfe,
fell 0.74% to $57.58. Trading volume (3.6 million) was down 4.0 million from its 50-day average volume of 7.6 million.