NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, February 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 57 cents per share. At a price of $65.18 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%.
The average volume for Johnson & Johnson has been 10.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Johnson & Johnson has a market cap of $177.51 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices and Diagnostics. The company has a P/E ratio of 13, below the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 15.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Johnson & Johnson as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full