Best (And Worst) Channel Stocks Of 2011

While it wasn't a great year on Wall Street -- the Dow Jones was up 5.5 percent while Nasdaq fell 1.8 percent during 2011 -- it was a pretty solid year for the stocks of channel companies. Of 13 companies surveyed by CRN, eight posted share-price gains during the year and five posted double-digit percentage gains. Here's a closer look at channel stocks for 2011, from worst to first: