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Merck and Johnson & Johnson Shares Show Big Buying

Lucas Downey

Gains of 13.35% and 11.09% the past three months for shares of Merck & Co., Inc. ( MRK) and Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ) tell a story of unusual bullish trading activity accompanying the moves. The main criteria we look for when betting on upside in a stock are improving fundamentals, leading technicals and bullish trading activity in the shares. Beginning in August, shares of Merck and Johnson & Johnson have increased in price alongside large increases in volume.