Shares of Johnson & Johnson
slipped 2.99% to $169.25 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.92% to 3,992.93 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.10% to 33,747.86. Johnson & Johnson closed $17.44 below its 52-week high ($186.69), which the company reached on April 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 0.79% to $327.32, Merck & Co. Inc.
fell 3.86% to $97.96, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.46% to $47.60. Trading volume (11.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.1 M.