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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) shed 1.51% to $169.76 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.56% to 3,928.86 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.81% to 33,296.96. This was the stock's seventh consecutive day of losses. Johnson & Johnson closed $16.93 short of its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company achieved on April 25th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) fell 2.68% to $146.41. Trading volume (7.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled Janurary 18, 2023.
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January 18, 2023 16:33 ET (21:33 GMT)
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