Health Care Equipment companies shares up at the close of trading

IndustriesAssociated Press

Shares of some top health care equipment companies were up at the close of trading:

Becton, Dickinson & Co. rose $.70 or .5 percent, to $143.21.

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Patterson rose $.10 or .2 percent, to $48.33.

PerkinElmer rose $.29 or .6 percent, to $51.54.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose $.16 or .1 percent, to $133.73.

Varian Medical Systems Inc. rose $.22 or .2 percent, to $94.39.

Waters rose $.34 or .3 percent, to $125.77.