Pharmaceuticals companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Markets Associated Press

Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies were mixed at the close of trading:

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Baxter International Inc. fell $.24 or .3 percent, to $69.91.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.67 or 2.6 percent, to $65.35.

Eli Lilly & Co. fell $1.02 or 1.4 percent, to $72.47.

Hospira fell $.21 or .2 percent, to $87.46.

Johnson & Johnson fell $.21 or .2 percent, to $99.58.

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Merck fell $.96 or 1.7 percent, to $56.88.

Pfizer fell $.15 or .4 percent, to $35.04.