Shares in Beckman Coulter rose 5.6 percent for the trading week ended Tuesday to lead all stocks in the BCW Index. The firm’s shares rose after it reported a 6.3-percent rise in revenue and 31-percent spike in net income for the third quarter. Shares in Bio-Rad Laboratories rose 4 percent for the week after it posted strong Q3 results.
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