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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) advanced 1.53% to $167.60 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Johnson & Johnson closed $19.09 short of its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company reached on April 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 5.06% to $322.08, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 1.12% to $87.72, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) rose 0.20% to $46.03. Trading volume (20.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 16, 2022.
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September 16, 2022 16:33 ET (20:33 GMT)
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