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Description: Health-care giant Johnson & Johnson is splitting off its consumer division, following in the footsteps of other big drugmakers that have moved to focus on the more-profitable pharmaceutical market.

Source: BNNBloomberg.com – video report

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/johnson-johnson-to-split-into-two-companies-shares-rise-1.1680846

Questions for discussion:

  • What is motivating the firm to split itself into two companies at this time?
  • Do you think this is a good strategic decision for stockholders?
  • How do you think investors should deal with the choices – hold both companies, buy one, or sell?

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