April 08, 2013 at 08:38 AM EDT
JP Morgan Downgrades Johnson & Johnson to “Neutral” on Valuation Call (JNJ)

JP Morgan analysts downgraded health care products maker Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Monday on a valuation call.

The analysts downgraded JNJ from “Overweight” to “Neutral” and see shares reaching $83. This target suggests a 1% upside to Friday’s closing price of $82.04.

Johnson & Johnson shares were down 50 cents, or -0.61%, during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up +17.03% year-to-date.

The Bottom Line
Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) have a dividend yield of 2.97% based on Friday’s closing price of $82.04 and the company’s annualized dividend payout of $2.44 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

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