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10 Growth Stocks to Buy on Dips in 2020 - 1 of 10

#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, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON'S brand; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand; beauty products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON'S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, NEUTROGENA, and OGX brands; over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brands; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand; and acid reflux products under the PEPCID brand. This segment also provides women's health products, such as sanitary pads and tampons under the STAYFREE, CAREFREE, and o.b. brands; wound care products comprising adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand; and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand. The Pharmaceutical segment offers products in various therapeutic areas, including immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience, oncology, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment provides orthopedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular diseases; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; diabetes care products; and vision care products, such as disposable contact lenses and ophthalmic products related to cataract and laser refractive surgery. The company markets its products to general public, and retail outlets and distributors, as well as distributes directly to wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use. It has research and collaboration alliance with Morphic Therapeutic. The company was incorporated in 1887 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Current Price: $144.37
Consensus Rating: Buy
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $163.86 (13.5% Upside)

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