Share Johnson & Johnson rises Tuesday, better than market

Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ,
+0.89%
moved 0.89% higher to $167.57 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be a great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
+0.19%
up 0.19% to 4,305.20 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
+0.71%
rising by 0.71% to 34,152.01. This was the share’s second consecutive day of gains. Johnson & Johnson closed $19.12 below its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company reached on April 25.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors on Tuesday, such as Roche Holding AG Part. cert. RHHVF,
-2.56%
fell 2.56% to $327.80, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK,
-0.01%
fell 0.01% to $90.59, and Pfizer Inc. PFE,
+0.22%
rose 0.22% to $49.86. Trading volume (7.4 million) surpassed the 50-day average volume of 6.7 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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