How to buy Johnson And Johnson (JNJ) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Johnson And Johnson shares.
Johnson & Johnson is a drug manufacturers - general business with stocks listed in the US. Johnson And Johnson shares (JNJ) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$158.55 – an increase of 4.23% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
How to buy shares in Johnson And Johnson
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Johnson And Johnson. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JNJ. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Johnson And Johnson reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$158.55, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Johnson And Johnson, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Johnson And Johnson. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.
What's in this guide?
- Johnson And Johnson key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Johnson And Johnson stock a buy or sell?
- Johnson And Johnson performance over time
- Is Johnson And Johnson suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Johnson And Johnson shares over-valued?
- Johnson And Johnson's financials
- How volatile are Johnson And Johnson shares?
- Does Johnson And Johnson pay a dividend?
- Have Johnson And Johnson shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Johnson And Johnson stock price (NYSE:JNJ)Use our graph to track the performance of JNJ stocks over time.
Have Johnson And Johnson's shares ever split?
Johnson And Johnson's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 13 June 2001. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Johnson And Johnson shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Johnson And Johnson shares which in turn could have impacted Johnson And Johnson's share price.
Johnson And Johnson shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$143.7985 - US$175.7081|
|50-day moving average||US$152.9336|
|200-day moving average||US$159.3905|
|Dividend yield||US$4.64 (3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$5.32|
Johnson And Johnson price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-30)||2.52%|
|1 month (2023-11-07)||5.07%|
|3 months (2023-09-07)||-0.92%|
|6 months (2023-06-07)||0.02%|
|1 year (2022-12-07)||-10.51%|
|2 years (2021-12-07)||-2.94%|
|3 years (2020-12-07)||6.43%|
|5 years (2018-12-07)||9.02%|
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Is it a good time to buy Johnson And Johnson stock?
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Is Johnson And Johnson under- or over-valued?
Valuing Johnson And Johnson stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Johnson And Johnson's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Johnson And Johnson's P/E ratio
Johnson And Johnson's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, Johnson And Johnson shares trade at around 30x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Johnson And Johnson's PEG ratio
Johnson And Johnson's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5718. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Johnson And Johnson's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Johnson And Johnson's EBITDA
Johnson And Johnson's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$35 billion (£27.9 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Johnson And Johnson's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.
Johnson And Johnson share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Johnson And Johnson's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$143.7985 up to US$175.7081. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Johnson And Johnson's is 0.573. This would suggest that Johnson And Johnson's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Johnson And Johnson financials
|Revenue TTM||US$98.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||30.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$64 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||10.11%|
|Return on equity TTM||19.19%|
|Market capitalisation||US$382.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Johnson And Johnson share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 44.8% of net profits
Recently Johnson And Johnson has paid out, on average, around 44.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Johnson And Johnson shareholders could enjoy a 3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Johnson And Johnson's case, that would currently equate to about $4.64 per share.
While Johnson And Johnson's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Johnson And Johnson may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Johnson And Johnson's most recent dividend payout was on 5 December 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 November 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Johnson And Johnson's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Johnson And Johnson.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Johnson And Johnson's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 35.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Johnson And Johnson's overall score of 35.8 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 72nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Johnson And Johnson is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Johnson And Johnson's environmental score
Environmental score: 3.79/100
Johnson And Johnson's environmental score of 3.79 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Johnson And Johnson is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Johnson And Johnson's social score
Social score: 25.14/100
Johnson And Johnson's social score of 25.14 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Johnson And Johnson is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Johnson And Johnson's governance score
Governance score: 14.87/100
Johnson And Johnson's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Johnson And Johnson is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Johnson And Johnson's controversy score
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Johnson And Johnson scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Johnson And Johnson has a damaged public profile.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||35.8|
|Total ESG percentile||72.38|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||4|
Johnson And Johnson overview
Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the healthcare field worldwide. The company's Consumer Health segment provides skin health/beauty products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DR. CI:LABO, NEUTROGENA, and OGX brands; baby care products under the JOHNSON'S and AVEENO Baby brands; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand; TYLENOL acetaminophen products; SUDAFED cold, flu, and allergy products; BENADRYL and ZYRTEC allergy products; MOTRIN IB ibuprofen products; NICORETTE smoking cessation products; and PEPCID acid reflux products. This segment also offers STAYFREE and CAREFREE sanitary pads; o.b. tampons; adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand; and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand. It serves general public, retail outlets, and distributors. The company's Pharmaceutical segment provides products for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and psoriasis; HIV/AIDS infectious diseases; mood disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, and schizophrenia; prostate cancer, hematologic malignancies, lung cancer, and bladder cancer; thrombosis, diabetes, and macular degeneration; and pulmonary arterial hypertension. This segment serves retailers, wholesalers, distributors, hospitals, and healthcare professionals directly for prescription use. Its MedTech segment offers electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular diseases; neurovascular care products to treat hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke; orthopaedics products in support of hips, knees, trauma, spine, sports, and other; advanced and general surgery solutions that focus on breast aesthetics, ear, nose, and throat procedures; and contact lenses and ophthalmic technologies related to cataract and laser refractive surgery under the ACUVUE brand. This segment serves wholesalers, hospitals, and retailers. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
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