Johnson & Johnson stock underperforms Thursday when compared to competitors

September 30, 2021

Shares of Johnson & Johnson

shed 1.54% to $161.50 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

falling 1.19% to 4,307.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average

falling 1.59% to 33,843.92. Johnson & Johnson closed $18.42 below its 52-week high ($179.92), which the company achieved on August 20th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.

rose 1.11% to $365.52, Merck & Co. Inc.

rose 0.03% to $75.11, and Pfizer Inc.

fell 1.19% to $43.01. Trading volume (6.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.

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