What Johnson & Johnson's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (JNJ)
Shauna O'Brien Jan 20, 2015
JNJ’s Q4 Results
JNJ reported earnings of $2.52 billion, or 89 cents per share, down from $3.52 billion, or $1.23 per share, a year ago. Excluding special items, earnings were $3.6 billion, or $1.27 per share – above analysts’ expectation of $1.24 per share.
Revenue came in at $18.25 billion, down from $18.36 billion last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $18.59 billion.
Looking ahead, JNJ expects to see FY2015 between $6.12 and $6.27 per share. Analysts are expecting earnings of $6.13 per share.
JNJ to be Impacted by the Stronger Dollar
The stock currently has a dividend yield of about 2.7%, which may be attractive to income-focused investors.
Mutual Funds to Watch
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The Bottom Line
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