NYSE:JNJ - Johnson & Johnson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$144.68 -0.94 (-0.65 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 02:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$145.62
Today's Range$143.42 - $146.75
52-Week Range$118.62 - $148.32
Volume7.43 million shs
Average Volume7.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$389.93 billion
P/E Ratio19.82
Dividend Yield2.48%
Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. Its 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, RoC, 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 under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE brands, and tampons under the o.b. brand; wound care products comprising adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand. The company's Pharmaceutical segment offers various products in the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic, and pulmonary hypertension diseases. Its Medical Devices segment provides orthopedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular disease; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; diabetes care products that include blood glucose monitoring; 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, retail outlets and distributors, wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use, as well as for use in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Current SymbolNYSE:JNJ
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46
Current Ratio1.72
Quick Ratio1.40


Trailing P/E Ratio19.82
Forward P/E Ratio17.73
P/E Growth2.27

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$76.45 billion
Price / Sales5.08
Cash Flow$9.5184 per share
Price / Cash15.20
Book Value$22.39 per share
Price / Book6.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.30
Net Income$1.30 billion
Net Margins1.89%
Return on Equity34.62%
Return on Assets13.90%


Outstanding Shares2,682,900,000
Market Cap$389.93 billion

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Johnson & Johnson's stock symbol?

Johnson & Johnson trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JNJ."

How often does Johnson & Johnson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Johnson & Johnson?

Johnson & Johnson declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.90 per share on Tuesday, December 11th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 26th. View Johnson & Johnson's Dividend History.

How were Johnson & Johnson's earnings last quarter?

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 16th. The company reported $2.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.03 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $20.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.05 billion. Johnson & Johnson had a net margin of 1.89% and a return on equity of 34.62%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.90 EPS. View Johnson & Johnson's Earnings History.

When is Johnson & Johnson's next earnings date?

Johnson & Johnson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Johnson & Johnson.

What guidance has Johnson & Johnson issued on next quarter's earnings?

Johnson & Johnson updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.13-8.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.16.

What price target have analysts set for JNJ?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Johnson & Johnson's shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $161.00. On average, they anticipate Johnson & Johnson's stock price to reach $143.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Johnson & Johnson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Johnson & Johnson?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Johnson & Johnson in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Johnson & Johnson.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Johnson & Johnson stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Johnson & Johnson stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "J&J’s sales growth accelerated in the second half of 2017 backed by higher sales in the Pharmaceutical segment and improving performance in Medical Devices. Though quite a few key products in J&J’s portfolio like Remicade and Concerta are facing generic competition, we believe that new products in all segments, label expansion of drugs like Imbruvica and Darzalex and contribution from recent acquisitions - mainly Actelion – can support top-line growth. Meanwhile, share buybacks and the restructuring initiative should provide bottom-line support. However, headwinds like generics, pricing pressure and soft global market conditions remain. Sluggish growth in the Consumer segment is also a concern. J&J’s shares have underformed the industry in this year so far. Estimates have risen slightly ahead of Q1 results. J&J has a positive record of earnings surprises in the recent quarters." (4/16/2018)
  • 2. BTIG Research analysts commented, "Present – Starting to Outweigh Macro Tailwinds On Tuesday before market-open, JNJ reported 4Q17 financial results. In- line with our forecasting for the Pharma segment, the Actelion portfolio has begun to significantly disappoint expectations, Remicade erosion is accelerating, and mainstay franchises such as Imbruvica are beginning to moderate growth. The major discussion point we have had with investors is whether our negative Pharma thesis can trump the positive macro factors. We continue to think so, despite tailwinds such as tax reform helping the stock and overall stock market during 2H2017. At the end of the day, Pharma drives over 50% of total profit generation for the company. We reiterate our Sell rating and $110 PT.   We forecast 1Q18 as the peak of recent Pharma growth and expect a mirror image of 2017 for the remainder of the year, whereby growth will moderate significantly into 2H2018: Our forecast calls for Pharma operational growth of +9.2%/ 6.3%/ 5.1%/ 4.3% during 1Q – 4Q2018, and we now explicitly include the approval of apalutamide within our forecasts (drug model inside report).   Remicade erosion starting to become impactful and deteriorating pricing is likely affecting overall company gross margins: Mgmt noted that volumes for Remicade were generally steady during 4Q17, but this has come at the expense of pricing declines, which is a pure hit to product margins. Our best estimate is that the price erosion of Remicade negatively impacted overall company gross margins by – 30bps YoY during 4Q17." (1/24/2018)

Has Johnson & Johnson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about JNJ stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Johnson & Johnson earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Johnson & Johnson's key competitors?

Who are Johnson & Johnson's key executives?

Johnson & Johnson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alex Gorsky, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Dr. Paulus A. Stoffels, Vice Chairman of Exec. Committee, Exec. VP & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Joaquin Duato, Vice Chairman of Exec. Committee, Exec. VP & Worldwide Chairman of Pharmaceuticals (Age 55)
  • Mr. Joseph J. Wolk CPA, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Ronald A. Kapusta, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)

Who are Johnson & Johnson's major shareholders?

Johnson & Johnson's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.26%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.11%), FMR LLC (0.78%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.42%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.39%). Company insiders that own Johnson & Johnson stock include Dominic J Caruso, Joaquin Duato, Michael E Sneed, Paulus Stoffels and Ronald A Kapusta. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Johnson & Johnson.

Which major investors are selling Johnson & Johnson stock?

JNJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Russell Investments Group Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Johnson & Johnson company stock in the last year include Joaquin Duato, Michael E Sneed, Paulus Stoffels and Ronald A Kapusta. View Insider Buying and Selling for Johnson & Johnson.

Which major investors are buying Johnson & Johnson stock?

JNJ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Independent Franchise Partners LLP, FMR LLC, FIL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Mondrian Investment Partners LTD and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Johnson & Johnson.

How do I buy shares of Johnson & Johnson?

Shares of JNJ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Johnson & Johnson's stock price today?

One share of JNJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $144.68.

How big of a company is Johnson & Johnson?

Johnson & Johnson has a market capitalization of $389.93 billion and generates $76.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.30 on an earnings per share basis. Johnson & Johnson employs 134,000 workers across the globe.

What is Johnson & Johnson's official website?

The official website for Johnson & Johnson is http://www.jnj.com.

How can I contact Johnson & Johnson?

Johnson & Johnson's mailing address is ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLZ, NEW BRUNSWICK NJ, 08933. The company can be reached via phone at 732-524-0400.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE JNJ)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  639 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  742 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,381
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Johnson & Johnson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JNJ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JNJ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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