The Best (And Worst) 1Q Technology Stocks


BlackBerry

CEO: Thorsten Heins

Dec. 31, 2012: $11.87
Mar. 28, 2013: $14.45
Change: 21.7%

BlackBerry shares were all over the map in the first quarter, closing at $17.90 on Jan. 22 before falling to $12.98 on Jan. 31, then hitting $16.96 on Feb. 7, down to $12.58 on March 5 and $16.16 on March 21. The quarter closed with the stock on a downhill ride to close at $14.45. All told, the company showed a 21.7 percent increase. In March, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing told a Paris newspaper that a deal for BlackBerry "could possibly make sense," raising BlackBerry's stock.

 



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