Health Care Equipment companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

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Shares of some top health care equipment companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:

Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $.58 or .4 percent, to $140.73.

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Patterson fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $48.10.

PerkinElmer rose $.23 or .5 percent, to $51.33.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose $.90 or .7 percent, to $133.58.

Varian Medical Systems Inc. rose $.42 or .4 percent, to $94.41.

Waters rose $.30 or .2 percent, to $124.86.