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Arrow Electronics

CEO: Mike Long

Dec. 31, 2012: $38.08
Mar. 28, 2013: $40.62
Change: 6.7%

Shares of Arrow reached a high of $41.94 on March 14 after a slow, steady climb for much of the quarter. The stock lost a dollar and change in the last two weeks of the quarter, but still managed a 6.7 percent increase for the first quarter of 2013.

Also in March, Arrow's S3 business forged a new distribution agreement with CounterPath.