Mega-cap Active Runners: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, American Banking News reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock performance was -2.44% in last session and finished the day at $96.54. Traded volume was 9.67million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 8.87million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.52. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) insider ownership is 0.02%.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today confirmed that subsidiaries of the company have signed agreements with the Argentine oil company YPF continue development of shale oil and gas resources from the Vaca Muerta formation located in the Neuquén province in Argentina. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) dropped -2.02 percent to $116.69 Thursday on volume of 8.77million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $116.55 to $118.06. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has a market capitalization of $222.78billion.

Ever since waves of Indian graduates poured into Silicon Valley in Northern California in the 1970s and 1980s, talented Indians have made breakthroughs, pushed boundaries and held positions of power in the world of technology and media. Satya Nadella in February became Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s chief executive, replacing Steve Ballmer, which instantly propelled him into the highest-profile slot, but he is by no means the first Indian to make waves in the technology industry. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s stock on Apr 10, 2014 reported a decrease of -2.74% to the closing price of $39.36. Its fifty two weeks range is $28.50 -$41.66. The total market capitalization recorded $326.72billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 45.96million shares. In its share capital, MSFT has 8.30billion outstanding shares.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) will bring 1,400 jobs to greater Cincinnati for a new U.S. Global Operations Center, in offices it expects to have built by 2017. On Thursday, shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) dropped -1.43% to close the day at $25.58. Company return on investment (ROI) is 3.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as -0.70%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) quarterly revenue growth is -5.19%.