Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 121,000 men and women in 57 countries and sell products throughout the world. Financial Information:
Worldwide Sales in 2006 were $53.3 billion.
Net Earnings for 2006 were $11.1 billion.
Diluted earnings per share for 2006 were $3.73.
Dividends issued to shareowners every quarter since 1944.
Dividend raised each year for 44 consecutive years.
Sales have increased each year for 73 consecutive years.
Double digit earnings increases for 21 consecutive years.