The Best (And Worst) Technology Stocks Of 2010


Western Digital

Dec. 31, 2010: $33.90

Dec. 31, 2009: $44.15
Change: -23.2%

Western Digital shares lost more than $4 per share last January 22 after the company's earnings disappointed investors and then lost another $2.35 on May 18.The stock reached a low of $23.70 in late August before slowly climbing again for the remainder of the year.

On the plus side, in June Western Digital wrested the top spot in hard drive shipments from Seagate, according to iSuppli.