Acropolis Investment Management Lowers stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) : Acropolis Investment Management reduced its stake in Johnson & Johnson by 1.41% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 32,610 shares of Johnson & Johnson which is valued at $4,015,595 after selling 468 shares in Johnson & Johnson , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 15, 2016.Johnson & Johnson makes up approximately 0.74% of Acropolis Investment Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Barometer Capital Management boosted its stake in JNJ in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,500 additional shares and now holds a total of 249,100 shares of Johnson & Johnson which is valued at $30,674,174. Johnson & Johnson makes up approx 3.00% of Barometer Capital Management’s portfolio.Naples Global Advisors reduced its stake in JNJ by selling 168 shares or 0.88% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 18,844 shares of JNJ which is valued at $2,317,812. Johnson & Johnson makes up approx 0.93% of Naples Global Advisors’s portfolio. Maple Securities Usa Inc sold out all of its stake in JNJ during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 37,104 shares of JNJ which is valued $4,563,792.Churchill Management Corp boosted its stake in JNJ in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 12,677 additional shares and now holds a total of 147,690 shares of Johnson & Johnson which is valued at $18,143,717. Johnson & Johnson makes up approx 1.17% of Churchill Management Corp’s portfolio.Lau Associates reduced its stake in JNJ by selling 984 shares or 2.27% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 42,452 shares of JNJ which is valued at $5,215,228. Johnson & Johnson makes up approx 5.41% of Lau Associates’s portfolio.

Johnson & Johnson opened for trading at $123 and hit $123.22 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $123.14, with a gain of 0.11% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 65,99,199 shares. Company has a market cap of $338,714 M.

On the company’s financial health, Johnson & Johnson reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.68. The company had revenue of $18482.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $17985.80 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.71 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Johnson & Johnson. Standpoint Research Initiated Johnson & Johnson on May 20, 2016 to “Sell”, Price Target of the shares are set at $94.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 125 from a previous price target of $122 .Company shares were Reiterated by Piper Jaffray on Apr 20, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 106 from a previous price target of $105 .

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the research and development manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. The Company has more than 265 operating companies conducting business around the world. The Company’s primary focus is products related to human health and well-being. The Company is organized into three business segments: Consumer Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. The Company’s subsidiaries operate 134 manufacturing facilities occupying approximately 21.5 million square feet of floor space. The Company’s research facilities are located in the United States Belgium Brazil Canada China France Germany India Israel Japan the Netherlands Singapore Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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