Johnson & Johnson Vs. The S&P 500

JandJ

As a new young investor, I find myself constantly reviewing many different stocks and comparing their performance against the S&P 500 index. In my last article, I researched DNP Select Income Fund (NYSE:DNP) and found that it had outperform the S&P 500 index in the last 29 years since it was founded. My analysis of DNP Select Income Fund can be found here. Every investor are looking for the next investment that will provide them a decent return in the future. The true is that very few companies outperform the market over a long period of time. An example of this was shown in the looking back at the Nifty Fifty stocks that were once deemed a solid buy and hold growth stocks back in 1960 – 1970. The lesson learned I took from the Nifty Fifty stocks was that even if a company is a large corporation and has a long performance track record, there are no guarantee it will continue to outperform the market much less be in business the next fifty years. For this reason, the number of companies that outperform the stock market in the long run are very little.Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is one of those companies that has consistently outperform the market in any given economic condition. This article will provide evidences that show Johnson & Johnson has been outperforming the S&P500 since 1944 and why this stock need to be in everyone’s portfolio.

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