The Best (And Worst) Channel Stocks of 2012


Accenture

CEO: Pierre Nanterme

Dec. 31, 2012: $66.50
Dec. 31, 2011: $53.23
Change: 24.9%

Accenture's strong performance in 2012 may lead to another financial windfall for CEO Pierre Nanterme, who earned almost $10 million in total compensation for 2011. Accenture shares jumped nearly $5 on Sept. 28 and closed above $70 as recently as Dec. 19.