Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Surgical Robotics

February 15. 2019. 6 mins read

If you’re unfortunate enough to end up working in some unfulfilling finance role, you’ll spend the majority of your time trying to elbow your way to the front of the pack for a promotion. Then, when you finally do get that promotion, you get to listen to all your coworkers whinge about why they didn’t get promoted instead of you while plastering platitudes on LinkedIn like “well deserved.” You will also become familiar with another side effect of working in this field.

Mention you work in finance, and people will inevitably ask if you have any “stock tips.” It’s the same way that pilots probably get asked the “have you had any close calls” question, or police officers get the “have you ever shot someone” question. These are questions that the person being asked doesn’t really want to answer. In the case of the finance person though, they’re afforded an opportunity to dispense some advice which can help someone. That’s why we always answer by telling people to check out Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) stocks like Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

If you’re a DGI investor, one stock you’re probably familiar with is Johnson & Johnson because they have not only paid a dividend but increased it for 56 years in a row. That sort of consistency – especially in the somewhat volatile healthcare industry – is quite remarkable. We love watching those dividend checks roll in, and have taken a “set it and forget it” approach to our investment. However, we do like to check in now and then, and decided to do so when we saw that

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