Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) EPS Estimated At $2.01

Johnson & Johnson quarterly sales rise 12.6 percent

It upped its stake in Westrock Co by 441,106 shares to 445,954 shares, valued at $28.19M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Apache now has $15.47 billion valuation.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.11 million shares versus an average volume of 1.21 million shares during last trading session. The institutional investor held 17,778 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $983,000, up from 4,517 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It has underperformed by 36.17% the S&P500.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. That's change of 0.04, from 2017Q3's 0.83. It also reduced its holding in Berry Global Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) by 50,430 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,570 shares, and cut its stake in Expedia Inc Del (NASDAQ:EXPE). Funds hold 1.72 billion shares thus 0.40% more from 2017Q3's 1.71 billion shares. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Nuveen New York Select Tax-free Income Portfolio in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. The ratio increased due to JNJ positioning: 35 sold and 884 reduced.

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company, which is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the healthcare field. $350.41 billion is the market cap of Johnson & Johnson. It operates through three divisions: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices.275.57 is the P/E ratio. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSONÂ'S brand; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand; beauty products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSONÂ'S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, NEUTROGENA, RoC, and OGX brands; over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brands; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand; and acid reflux products under the PEPCID brand. The stock is now trading -11.93% away from the 52-week high and separated 8.00% from the 52-week low. About 716,078 shares traded. At the moment, the 14-days ATR for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is noted at 2.65. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 10.43%. First Manhattan reported 0.05% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group, Inc. Cincinnati Indemnity Co owns 25,000 shares or 13.74% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Pettee Investors Inc. has 12.29% invested in the company for 145,012 shares. Baker Boyer Savings Bank invested in 9,504 shares or 4% of the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 3,000 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $20.17 million activity.

JNJ has been the topic of several research analyst reports. They expect $2.01 earnings per share, up 9.84% or $0.18 from last year's $1.83 per share. JNJ's profit will be $5.39B for 16.44 P/E if the $2.01 EPS becomes a reality.

Johnson & Johnson has a consensus outperform rating from 22 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 0.77% of shares outstanding. Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc bought a new stake in shares of Johnson & Johnson during the second quarter worth $124,000. Barclays Public Limited Com invested in 69,554 shares.

Total analysts of 13 have positions in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) as follows: 7 rated it a "Buy", 1 with "Sell" and 5 with "Hold". Therefore 58% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 23 analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 23 the rating was maintained by BTIG Research with "Sell". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Wells Fargo. (NYSE:MDU) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 31 by Argus Research. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Buy" rating and $154.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned "Buy" rating by Leerink Swann. Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson & Johnson from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $143.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. Illinois-based Thomas Story And Son has invested 6.98% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). IHT Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 46.4% during the second quarter. 3,250 were reported by Ashford Cap Mgmt. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc now owns 62,011 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,062,000 after buying an additional 15,451 shares in the last quarter. Conning Inc stated it has 0.05% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). 5,251 are owned by Cypress Asset Management Tx. Veritable Limited Partnership invested in 16,585 shares. North Amer Mngmt reported 221,106 shares stake. Assetmark owns 1,098 shares. 356,240 are held by Whittier Trust Commerce. Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 29.9% during the second quarter. 211,405 were accumulated by Whittier Tru Company. Natl Bank Of The West holds 22,820 shares or 0.4% of its portfolio. Alpha Beta Stock (ABS) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Tx accumulated 16,189 shares.



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