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Warren Buffett Owns Johnson & Johnson — Should You?

Warren Buffett needs no introduction as arguably the greatest investor of all-time. His company, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) , has held a stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) for more than a decade. The company is one of Warren Buffett's highest-yielding dividend stocks, and it possesses many attractive characteristics beginning with its time-tested operations.

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Johnson & Johnson was founded more than 130 years ago. Today the company is a marketing and healthcare behemoth boasting of $15 billion in profits and $70 billion in revenues. Business activities include three major categories: Consumer (20% of Sales), Pharmaceuticals (43% of Sales), and Medical Devices (37% of Sales).

Operations are truly global in scope. About half of total revenue is generated in the United States, and the balance is derived from 60 countries in virtually every region of the world.

The sheer size, breadth of distribution and market share as well as it's well known...