The Best (And Worst) Technology Stocks Of 2012


Symantec

CEO: Steve Bennett

Dec. 31, 2012: $18.82
Dec. 31, 2011: $15.65
Change: 20.3%

Symantec was another company to part ways with its CEO in 2012. Enrique Salem was out and Bennett took the helm in July after first-quarter earnings fell nearly 10 percent. The company also undertook a reorganization of its global sales team, and there were rumors of a possible breakup of the company. Through it all, Symantec's shares increased more than 20 percent.

 



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