Pharmaceuticals companies shares up at the close of trading

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

Baxter International Inc. rose $.48 or .7 percent, to $67.90.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $.97 or 1.6 percent, to $60.52.

Eli Lilly & Co. rose $.76 or 1.1 percent, to $71.88.

Hospira rose $.10 or .1 percent, to $87.54.

Johnson & Johnson rose $.26 or .3 percent, to $100.26.

Merck rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $58.35.

Pfizer rose $.15 or .4 percent, to $34.56.