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A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, Janssen is a Belgian pharmaceutical company which announced in January 2021 that its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine is 66% effective. As a single-dose jab, the vaccine would be easier to roll out than existing vaccines, and could help boost the international vaccination effort. While the vaccine has yet to be approved by regulators, the UK has already pre-ordered 30 million doses.

Janssen Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company that researches medical disorders, such as mental illness, neurological disorders and gastrointestinal disorders, for the development of new drugs. Janssen is one of the companies that has created a vaccine for COVID-19, having received $456 million (£342 million) from the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.

It’s possible to invest in Janssen Pharmaceuticals, but as it’s owned by Johnson & Johnson, you’d need to buy Johnson & Johnson shares.

What other brands does Johnson & Johnson own?

Johnson & Johnson owns some really recognisable brands here in the UK, including:
  • Tylenol medication
  • Johnson’s Baby products
  • Neutrogena
  • Clean & Clear
  • Acuvue

This means that if you choose to invest in Janssen by buying shares in Johnson & Johnson, then you’ll be investing in the other brands that it owns as well. Research all of the brands above and other brands that Johnson & Johnson owns to get a full picture of the company.

Can I buy Janssen shares?

While you can't invest directly in Janssen, you can buy Johnson & Johnson shares, which is the company that owns Janssen. Johnson & Johnson is listed on the NYSE with stock code JNJ.US the current share price is $162.12 (25 minute delay).

Janssen is owned by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) a leading Pharmaceuticals business based in the USA. It opened the day at $161.83, after a previous close of $161.38. During the day the price has varied from a low of $161.09 to a high of $162.57. The latest price was $162.12 (25 minute delay). Janssen (JNJ) is listed on the NYSE and employs 0 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

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Information last updated 2024-02-27.
Open$161.83Previous close$161.38
High$162.57Change$0.74
Low$161.09Change %0.4585%
Close$162.12Timestamp2024-03-01
Volume5576902GMT offset0
IndustryDrug Manufacturers - GeneralCurrency symbol$
CodeJNJCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameJohnson & JohnsonISINUS4781601046
ExchangeNYSECUSIP478160104
Currency codeUSDSectorHealthcare
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees0

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Why invest in Janssen?

Janssen was founded in 1953 and has produced a huge range of drugs, including 8 that are included in the World Health Organisation’s Model List of Essential Medicines. It’s one of the companies that’s created a vaccine against coronavirus, which has been approved in several countries, including the UK.

Johnson & Johnson owns some of the most recognisable brands in the healthcare aisle in the supermarket. If you’re umming and ahhing between two facial washes, there’s a pretty good chance they’re both made by Johnson & Johnson.

An overview of Johnson & Johnson the parent company of Janssen

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the healthcare field worldwide. The company's Innovative Medicine segment offers products for various therapeutic areas, such as immunology, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and psoriasis; infectious diseases comprising HIV/AIDS; neuroscience, consisting of mood disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, and schizophrenia; oncology, such as prostate cancer, hematologic malignancies, lung cancer, and bladder cancer; cardiovascular and metabolism, including thrombosis, diabetes, and macular degeneration; and pulmonary hypertension comprising pulmonary arterial hypertension through retailers, wholesalers, distributors, hospitals, and healthcare professionals for prescription use. Its MedTech segment provides Interventional Solutions, including electrophysiology products to treat heart rhythm disorders; the heart recovery portfolio, which includes technologies to treat severe coronary artery disease requiring high-risk PCI or AMI cardiogenic shock; and neurovascular care that treats hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. this segment also offers an orthopaedics portfolio that includes products and enabling technologies that support hips, knees, trauma, spine, sports, and other; surgery portfolios comprising advanced and general surgery technologies, as well as solutions for breast aesthetics, ear, nose, and throat procedures; contact lenses under the ACUVUE Brand; and TECNIS intraocular lenses for cataract surgery. It distributes its products to wholesalers, hospitals, and retailers, as well as physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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