Stocks to Track: Johnson & Johnson, (NYSE:JNJ), Denbury Resources, (NYSE:DNR), Orexigen Therapeutics, (NASDAQ:OREX)

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On Wednesday, Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), gained 1.15% to $102.67.

Johnson & Johnson, declared an expanded partnership with Save the Children to support children influenced by the Syrian refugee crisis and strengthen long-term resiliency in their communities. The $1.75 million commitment was declared in advance of Save the Childrens third annual Illumination Gala in New York City.

Funding from Johnson & Johnson will be used to address immediate humanitarian needs, counting access to food and clean water, safe shelter, hygiene resources and winter clothing. The funding will also support the sustainable long-term recovery of influenced communities. Central to this are resilience-building activities, which comprise educational programming, mental health support and community-building initiatives for the displaced families.

Joaquin Duato, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson and member of the Save the Children Board of Trustees, who will speak at the Illumination Gala, said, At Johnson & Johnson, we believe companies should stand together with their communities in times of greatest need. We are fortunate to have strong partners like Save the Children to respond to the immediate challenges in Syria in addition to creating a sustainable and brighter future for those touched by this crisis.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its auxiliaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON’S brand name; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand name; skin care products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, LUBRIDERM, NEUTROGENA, and RoC brand names; women’s health products, such as sanitary pads under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE, and o.b. tampon brand names.

Shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR), inclined 2.22% to $3.69, during its last trading session.

as some energy and related stocks got a boost from the turnaround in oil prices.

The commodity started the day in the green, then turned lower and finally finished the day higher.

Crude oil (WTI) is up by 0.07% to $40.70 per barrel this afternoon and Brent crude is up by 1.51% to $44.23 per barrel, according to the index offered by CNBC.com.

Denbury Resources Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas company in the United States. The company primarily focuses on improved oil recovery utilizing carbon dioxide. It holds properties located in Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama in the Gulf Coast region; and in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming in the Rocky Mountain region.

Finally, Shares of Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX), ended its last trade with 0.41% gain, and closed at $2.45.

The stock saw its price movement on below-normal volume, as 3,242,889 shares changed hands when contrast with its average daily volume of 3.36 million shares, with a year-to-date performance of -59.57%.

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of pharmaceutical products in the United States. The company offers Contrave for the treatment of obesity. It has a partnership agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to develop and commercialize Contrave in Canada and Mexico. Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

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