Understanding Basic Stock Data: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) have moved within the range of $109.32 to $144.35. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $137.93, which is 4.45% lower than its 52-week high.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -1.71%, and a 50-day SMA of 0.92%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $372.89 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Checking the amount of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts hold for a particular stock is crucial when thinking about entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is Outperform.

Public companies normally post earnings and revenue results that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) delivered a 1.90% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $19.65 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $19.28 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) delivered a 5.46% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.90 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.80 per share.

Ownership at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded organization’s latest 13F filings tell us important details about its institutional ownership. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 67.25% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $249.31 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), there were 74 new positions totaling 11,668,005 shares of the company’s stock. There were 51 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,267,926 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Assessing the average trade volume of a public company’s stock in the short, medium and long term is helpful to gain an understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has had a 20-day average volume of 4,638,740 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 5,377,530 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 5,180,417 shares with 67% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.