Johnson & Johnson has been a part of people's lives for 126 years and a valuable part of their investments for more than 65 years. Founded in 1886, we listed our shares on the New York Stock Exchange for public investors in 1944.
During our history, we have built the most comprehensive base of health care businesses in the world, generating approximately 70 percent of our revenues from No. 1 or No. 2 global leadership positions in our respective markets.
Our consistent performance has enabled us to deliver an exceptional track record of growth that few, if any, companies can claim: 29 consecutive years of adjusted earnings increases; and 50 consecutive years of dividend increases. Over the last 10 years, Johnson & Johnson stock generated a 3.6 percent total return for investors compared to a 2.9 percent total return for the S&P 500.