|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Johnson & Johnson|
|Industry:||Drug Manufacturers - Major|
|Johnson & Johnson was incorporated in the State of New Jersey in 1887. The Company is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. It is a holding company, which has more than 275 operating companies conducting business in virtually all countries of the world. The Company's operating companies are organized into three business segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices and Diagnostics. The Consumer segment includes products used in the baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care and women's health care fields, as well as nutritional and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. The Baby Care franchise includes the JOHNSON'S® Baby line of products. Major brands in the Skin Care franchise include the AVEENO®; CLEAN & CLEAR®; JOHNSON'S® Adult; NEUTROGENA®; RoC®; LUBRIDERM®; Beijing Dabao Cosmetics Co., Ltd.; and Vendome product lines. The Oral Care franchise includes the LISTERINE® and REACH® oral care lines of products. Major brands in the Women"s Health franchise are the CAREFREE® Pantiliners and STAYFREE® sanitary protection products. The nutritional and over-the-counter lines include SPLENDA®, No Calorie Sweetener; the family of TYLENOL® acetaminophen products; SUDAFED® cold, flu and allergy products; ZYRTEC® allergy products; MOTRIN® IB ibuprofen products; and PEPCID® AC Acid Controller from Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. The Pharmaceutical segment includes products in the following therapeutic areas: anti-infective, antipsychotic, cardiovascular, contraceptive, dermatology, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, neurology, oncology, pain management, urology and virology. Key products in the Pharmaceutical segment include: REMICADE® a treatment for a number of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases; SIMPONI® (golimumab), a treatment for adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, active ankylosing spondylitis and moderately active to severely active ulcerative colitis; STELARA® a treatment for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis; INCIVO® for the treatment of hepatitis C; INTELENCE® and PREZISTA®, treatments for HIV/AIDS; CONCERTA® extended-release tablets CII, a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; INVEGA® extended-release tablets, for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder; INVEGA® SUSTENNA®/XEPLION®, for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults; RISPERDAL® CONSTA®, for the treatment of schizophrenia and for the maintenance treatment of Bipolar I Disorder; VELCADE®, a treatment for multiple myeloma; ZYTIGA®, a treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer; ACIPHEX®/PARIET®, a proton pump inhibitor co-marketed with Eisai Inc.; PROCRIT®, to stimulate red blood cell production; and XARELTO®, an oral anticoagulant for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which may cause to pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement surgery, to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, for the treatment of DVT and PE, and for the reduction in the risk of recurrence of DVT and PE. The Medical Devices and Diagnostics segment includes a range of products distributed to wholesalers, hospitals and retailers, used mainly in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, therapists, hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and clinics. In all of their product lines, Johnson & Johnson's operating companies compete with companies large and small, located throughout the world. The Company is subject to varying degrees of governmental regulation in the countries in which operations are conducted, and the general trend is toward increasingly stringent regulation.|
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