Pharmaceuticals companies shares mixed at the close of trading

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

Baxter International Inc. rose $.45 or .6 percent, to $70.36.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $.51 or .8 percent, to $65.86.

Eli Lilly & Co. fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $72.41.

Hospira rose $.38 or .4 percent, to $87.84.

Johnson & Johnson rose $.63 or .6 percent, to $100.21.

Merck rose $.73 or 1.3 percent, to $57.61.

Pfizer fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $35.01.