Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 359.22 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Johnson & Johnson is 131.56 (with a change from open of -0.41%), this in conjunction with a target price of 132.28. Volume today has so far reached 1577300, with an average volume of about 5732.48. The GAP for this stock, is -0.10%.
The P/E ratio is 22.23, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.25. The current EPS for Johnson & Johnson, is 5.95, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 8.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 14.77%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Johnson & Johnson, EPS is looking like it will grow 7.94% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 6.46%. Quarter over quarter is 1.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 11.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.00%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.02% and institutional ownership is 67.80%. Shares outstanding is 2716.6, while shares float is at a value of 2692.58. Float short for Johnson & Johnson is 0.65% and the short ratio is 3.05.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.38, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.46. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.5, and the quick ratio is 2.2. The most recent gross margin is 69.90% and their operating margin is 27.80%. The profit margin is 22.90%.
Johnson & Johnson has seen returns on assets of 11.70%, and on investment, 17.00%. Return on equity is 23.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.44. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.98, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.09 and Price/cash is 9.13, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 41.94.
The simple moving averages are -1.55% and 8.55% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.97% and the 52 week low is 20.34%.
Johnson & Johnson has a dividend yield of 2.54%, with a current price of 131.56. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 52.80%. This is in an industry, Drug Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Johnson & Johnson is based in USA.
Performance in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry means that Johnson & Johnson has seen performance for the past week of -1.06%, with performance for the month coming to 0.31%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 6.45%, and for the half year the performance is 7.57%. Volatility for this week is 1.06% and for the month this is 1.01%.
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