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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) advanced 2.06% to $164.66 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.34% to 3,946.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 31,135.09. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Johnson & Johnson closed $22.03 below its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company reached on April 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 0.12% to $336.65, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 1.59% to $86.95, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) fell 0.09% to $46.15. Trading volume (9.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 14, 2022.
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September 14, 2022 16:33 ET (20:33 GMT)
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