Johnson & Johnson stock falls Friday, underperforms market

Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ,
-0.40%
slumped 0.40% to $171.11 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
+0.23%
rising 0.23% to 32,803.47 and the S&P 500 Index SPX,
-0.16%
falling 0.16% to 4,145.19. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Johnson & Johnson closed $15.58 below its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company achieved on April 25th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF,
-0.18%
fell 0.18% to $325.80, Merck & Co. Inc. Mr.K.,
+0.68%
rose 0.68% to $87.41, and Pfizer Inc. PFE,
-1.18%
fell 1.18% to $49.27. Trading volume (5.2 M) remained 1.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.8 M.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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