There is no better reason to consider Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Weyerhaeuser Company (WY)

On Jun 11, HEWSON MARILLYN A, Director bought 3,000 shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), with the average selling price of the stock being $139.68 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $419,040. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the purchase of the shares.

In addition to that, Vice Chair, Exec Committee – Stoffels Paulus exercised an option an extra 31,428 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Feb 11, with a share exercised an option at an average of $0.00 and a total of $0 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Vice Chair, Exec Committee – Stoffels Paulus was left with 242,246 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $0.0.

The recent price movement of JNJ means that it is now down by -11.85% from its 52-week high and 8.54% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of JNJ stands at 1.46% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.47%. The beta score for this stock is 0.69. A beta score below 1 means that the stock has a low volatility while above 1 signifies that a stock is highly volatile at that particular moment, a data that traders use to keep tabs on their investments.

The company on 07/16/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 2.05 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 2.03 by 0.02. The revenue by the firm was 20.1B for the quarter.

The shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) gained by 1.76%, leading to a gain of $2.27 per share, and saw JNJ end the trading session at $131.33 on Friday 10/11/19. JNJ started the trading session at $131.14, before reaching a daily high of $132.62. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $130.82.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 7161137, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 7.54 million shares, out of a total 2.64B shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 348.35 billion.

The shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) went up by 1.76% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price surge to close at $27.13, which was higher than the previous closing price of $26.66. Over the past one week, the price of WY has jumped by 0.41%, while it has recorded a loss of -2.66% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw WY gain 6.23% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -0.15%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -6.77%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 24.11%. The stock price has gone up by +12.95% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -3.83% compared to its 90-day high price.

Let’s take a look at its short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicators shows that Trendspotter rated the stock as a Sell. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 2,827,925 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 50% Buy. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 3,195,842 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see WY stock with a 100-Day average volume of 4,192,396 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves WY with an average rating of 72% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports WY stock not long ago. In its report sent out on April 05, 2019, Stephens lowered its ratings on WY from a Equal-Weight to a Overweight. In an earlier report on January 23, 2019, Seaport Global Securities Initiated the stock to a Buy. BofA/Merrill meanwhile in its report on January 02, 2019 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Neutral” to “Neutral”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 79.90% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 949 institutions currently hold the WY stock. In the last quarter, a 587,837,866 WY shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 61 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 73 institutions sold their entire WY reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 377 increased their investment while 415 decreased their investment in the stock.