Shares in Qiagen and Waters hit 52-week highs this week as their shares closed the 5-day trading period up 5.9 percent and 7.65 percent, respectively. Qiagen reached a year-long high of $16.55 on Tuesday before closing at $16.52, while Waters hit a high of $55.57 before closing Tuesday at $55.05.
 
Molecular Devices led all gainers in the BCW Index, closing up 9.74 percent for the tracking period. Sequenom led decliners with a drop of 13.24 percent for the week.
 

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