The Best (And Worst) Channel Stocks Of 2013


CEO: William Stone

Dec. 31, 2012: $23.09
Dec. 31, 2013: $44.26
Change: +91.7%

Now we get to the solution providers whose stock values didn't just grow in 2013 -- they exploded.

Windsor, Conn.-based SS&C reported sales of $530.2 million in the first nine months of 2013, ended Sept. 30, up 39.5 percent from the same three quarters in 2012. Earnings surged more than 206 percent year-over-year for the same period to $91 million.

SS&C (No. 48 on the CRN 2013 Solution Provider 500 list) focuses on providing financial and investment software and services. In October, the solution provider acquired Prime Management Ltd., a service provider in the insurance-linked securities market.



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