Pharmaceuticals companies shares down at the close of trading

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

Baxter International Inc. fell $.77 or 1.1 percent, to $70.37.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell $.64 or 1.0 percent, to $65.16.

Eli Lilly & Co. fell $.69 or 1.0 percent, to $70.89.

Hospira fell $.37 or .4 percent, to $87.24.

Johnson & Johnson fell $.50 or .5 percent, to $100.58.

Merck fell $.50 or .9 percent, to $57.10.

Pfizer fell $.68 or 1.9 percent, to $34.59.