Share Johnson & Johnson rises Friday, outperforms market



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Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ,
+0.20%
rose 0.20% higher to $182.12 Friday in what turned out to be an overall mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
+0.40%
up 0.40% to 34,721.12 and the S&P 500 Index SPX,
-0.27%
fell 0.27% to 4,488.28. Johnson & Johnson closed $0.83 below the 52-week high ($182.95) the company reached on April 7.

The stock showed mixed performance Friday compared to some of its competitors, such as Roche Holding AG Part. certificate RHHVF,
+1.79%
rose 1.79% to $424.56, Merck & Co. Inc. mrk,
+1.01%
rose 1.01% to $87.68, and Pfizer Inc. PFE,
+0.02%
rose 0.02% to $55.17. Trading volume (7.0 million) was 1.0 million below the 50-day average volume of 8.0 million.

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

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