The Best And Worst Channel Stocks Of 2014 (So Far)


Channel Stock Gainers Outnumber Losers In The First Six Months Of 2014

Nearly all of the publicly traded solution providers and distributors tracked by CRN rode the Wall Street wave in 2013 to double-digit increases in their stock prices. So far this year the stock markets have continued their roll with the Dow Jones Index up more than 1.5 percent (as of the June 30 closing) and the Nasdaq up more than 5.5 percent.

But the stock price performances of solution providers and distributors have been more mixed. Of the 24 stocks followed by CRN, 14 have seen their stock price increase in the first half of 2014 while 10 have declined. Here's a look at who was up and who was down in the first six months of 2014, based on stock closing prices between Dec. 31, 2013 and June 30, 2014.