Johnson Johnson Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

JNJ
 Stock
  

USD 177.05  0.46  0.26%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Johnson Johnson is Buy, with 0 strong sell and 5 strong buy opinions. The current projected Johnson Johnson target price consensus is 190.56 with 9 analyst opinions. The most common way Johnson Johnson analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Johnson Johnson executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Johnson Johnson. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Johnson Johnson to validate this buy or sell advice. Johnson Johnson buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Johnson Johnson target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 12.501. Please see Macroaxis Advice on Johnson Johnson to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
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The current Gross Profit is estimated to decrease to about 60.5 B. The current Profit Margin is estimated to decrease to 0.13. Johnson Johnson Debt Current is decreasing as compared to previous years. The last year's value of Debt Current was reported at 3.77 Billion. The current Debt Non Current is estimated to increase to about 31.9 B, while Accounts Payable is projected to decrease to under 9.7 B.

Johnson Johnson Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Johnson target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Johnson target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions9
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Johnson analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Johnson stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Johnson Johnson, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Johnson Johnson Target Price Projection

Johnson Johnson's current and average target prices are 177.05 and 190.56, respectively. The current price of Johnson Johnson is the price at which Johnson Johnson is currently trading. On the other hand, Johnson Johnson's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Johnson Johnson Market Quote on 1st of July 2022

Low Price176.69Odds
High Price178.69Odds

177.05

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Johnson Johnson Target Price

Low Estimate175.0Odds
High Estimate215.0Odds
Number of Analysts9
Standard Deviation12.501

190.555

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Johnson Johnson and the information provided on this page.

Johnson Johnson Analyst Ratings

Johnson Johnson's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Johnson Johnson stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Johnson Johnson's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Johnson Johnson's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Johnson Johnson Target Price Projections

Johnson Johnson's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Johnson Johnson and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Johnson depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Johnson Johnson including analysis of its current option contracts.
Johnson Johnson's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-07-01 are carrying combined implied volatility of 28.23 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 1.02 over 96 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying slightly more puts than calls on contracts expiring on 2022-07-01. The current put volume is at 3940, with calls trading at the volume of 5239. This yields a 0.75 put-to-call volume ratio. The Johnson Johnson option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Johnson Johnson option contracts. It shows all of Johnson Johnson's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-07-01 Option Contracts

Johnson Johnson option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Johnson Johnson's lending market. For example, when Johnson Johnson's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Johnson Johnson, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Johnson Johnson stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Johnson Johnson's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Johnson Johnson's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Johnson Johnson's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Johnson Johnson Maximum Pain Price across 2022-07-01 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Johnson Johnson close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Johnson Johnson's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Johnson Johnson common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Johnson stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Johnson Johnson's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please see Macroaxis Advice on Johnson Johnson to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Johnson Johnson In The Money Call Balance

When Johnson Johnson's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Johnson Johnson stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Johnson Johnson's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on Johnson Johnson are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Johnson Current Options Market Mood

Johnson Johnson's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Johnson Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Johnson Johnson's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Johnson Johnson's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Johnson Johnson's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Johnson Johnson Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Johnson Johnson is a key component of Johnson Johnson valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Johnson Johnson.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Johnson Johnson's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Johnson Johnson in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
176.26177.48178.70
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
159.76198.82200.04
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
182.16183.38184.60
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
9.789.809.81
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Johnson Johnson. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Johnson Johnson's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Johnson Johnson's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Johnson Johnson.

Additional Johnson Johnson Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Johnson Johnson is a key component of Johnson Johnson valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Johnson Johnson.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Johnson Johnson's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Johnson Johnson in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
176.26177.48178.70
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
159.76198.82200.04
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
182.16183.38184.60
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
9.789.809.81
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Johnson Johnson. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Johnson Johnson's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Johnson Johnson's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Johnson Johnson.

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Please see Macroaxis Advice on Johnson Johnson to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Johnson Johnson information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Johnson Johnson's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Balance Of Power module to check stock momentum by analyzing Balance Of Power indicator and other technical ratios.

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The data published in Johnson Johnson's official financial statements usually reflect Johnson Johnson's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Johnson Johnson. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Johnson accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Johnson Johnson's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Healthcare space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Johnson Johnson's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Johnson Johnson's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Johnson Johnson's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Johnson Johnson. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Johnson Johnson's management to manipulate its earnings.