The Best (And Worst) Third-Quarter Channel Stocks


Arrow Electronics



Sept. 28, 2012: $33.71

June 29, 2012: $32.81

Change: 2.7%

Arrow posted less-than-expected earnings in the third quarter but still managed to show a slight uptick in its share price during that period. The Englewood, Colo.-based distributor, led by CEO Mike Long, saw its stock close as high as $37.80 on Aug. 21.