Document Type

Research Paper


Johnson and Johnson ($JNJ) is a Multinational Corporation that was founded in 1886. It currently operates in the medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods industries. The company is a part of the DOW jones industrial average. The corporation has over 250 subsidiaries and brands that serve to improve everyday life through their products. JNJ’s credo is “ We believe our first responsibility is to the doctors, nurses and patients, to mothers and fathers and all others who use our products and services” as well as stating “ We are responsible for our employees, the men and women who work with us throughout the world”, “Responsible to our communities in which we live and work”, and “ Our final responsibility is to our stockholders. Businesses must make a sound profit. We must experiment with new ideas. Research must be carried on, innovative programs developed, and mistakes paid for”.

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This research paper will aim to analyze the effects of a volatile administration’s decisions as well as current economic conditions on a well diversified mature company such as Johnson and Johnson. Factors such as the historical bull economy, rising interest rates, trade war scares are key intrinsic factors to look at when analyzing a company in 2018.

Publication Date

Fall 2018

Faculty Sponsor

Dr. Guarango Banerjee