CEO: Kevin M. Murai
June 29, 2012: $34.49
If it wasn't for a company being acquired (see next slide), Synnex would have earned the honor of best channel stock through the first half of 2012 with an increase of more than 13 percent. The Fremont, Calif.-based distributor reported earnings in late June, but it didn't impact the stock much. Also late last month, CEO Kevin Murai talked to CRN about its 100th consecutive profitable quarter.