Johnson & Johnson Comments on Venezuelan Currency Devaluation

        Johnson & Johnson Comments on Venezuelan Currency Devaluation

PR Newswire

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:
JNJ) today announced that based on its preliminary assessment of the impact of
the Venezuelan government's decision to devalue its currency effective Feb.
13, 2013, that it expects to incur a charge of approximately $100 million to
Net Income in the First Quarter of 2013 or approximately a $0.04 negative
impact to earnings per share. This charge is related to the remeasurement of
the local balance sheet at the date of the devaluation and is not expected to
impact earnings per share guidance for full-year 2013 which was previously
announced on January 22, 2013.

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