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just a random question - would you keep a stock that looks cheapish but doesn't do much to charge shareholder value? I'm looking at you JNJ, which should have broken up the devices and consumer a long time ago, but remains steadfastly unwilling to do it. Thing is, JNJ is a cheapish looking stock, but with consumer at 0 to 1% top line, device maybe 2% at best, and pharma hitting tougher compares the stock looks dead in the water. The dividend used to be a lure but is kinda irrelevant now with rates where they are so I want it to 'do something'.

I mean, you look at other companies and they are proactive with doing 'things' to make their stocks go up - spinning and merging and so forth. At would point would you penalize something for not doing these things? It isn't like JNJ needs to answer to me, but I don't have to own it either.

thoughts? would appreciate feedback/thought process - I'm leaning to jettison here (small position)
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