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Is Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Worthy of Being in Your Portfolio?

The SEC requires hedge funds and wealthy investors with over a certain portfolio size to file a report that shows their positions at the end of every quarter. Even though it isn’t the intention, these filings level the playing field for ordinary investors. The latest round of 13F filings discloses the funds’ positions on September 30. We at Insider Monkey have compiled an extensive database of more than 700 of those elite funds and prominent investors’ filings. In this article, we analyze how these elite funds and prominent investors traded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) based on those filings.

Hedge fund interest towards Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. At the end of this article we will also compare JNJ to other stocks including Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) to get a better sense of its popularity.

At the moment there are tons of methods shareholders can use to analyze stocks. A couple of the most useful methods are hedge fund and insider trading interest. Our experts have shown that, historically, those who follow the top picks of the elite money managers can outpace their index-focused peers by a very...