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#1 - Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) - Defensive stocks are one of the first places to look for quality growth stocks that manage to avoid prolonged declines. One reason for this can be their tendency to pay dividends. But that's not the real story with J&J. While it's true that 56 consecutive years of dividend increases makes them not only a Dividend Aristocrat but a Dividend King, the dividend yield of 2.7% is not in and of itself something that will move the needle for many investors. The bigger story for J&J is their slow, steady growth that comes because of, or maybe in spite of, their massive size. Johnson & Johnson has a $360 billion market cap with revenue of over $81 billion stemming from their core business units in pharmaceuticals (50%), medical devices (33%), and consumer health products (17%). Some analysts are projecting a long-term target for J&J stock to be over $148. That’s a nice gain from the stock’s current price of $137.20 per share and the company currently has an impressive 25.40 P/E value and annual earnings-per-share growth of 7.6%.

About Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is a holding company, which engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of products in the health care field. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Health, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer Health segment includes products used in the baby care, oral care, beauty, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women's health, and wound care markets.Read More 

Current Price: $164.86
Consensus Rating: Buy
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $190.38 (15.5% Upside)

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