The Best And Worst Technology Company Stocks In Q1 2016

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Tech Stocks: Losers Slightly Outnumber Stock Price Winners In Q1 2016

For the 42 publicly traded solution providers on our watch list, 2016 didn't get off to a great start, as only 19 recorded stock price gains during the first quarter and 23 saw their share prices decline -- many by double-digit amounts.

How does that compare with the stock markets overall? While the markets got off to a lousy start in 2016 and seemed to be in turmoil for much of the quarter, the Dow Jones Index was actually up 1.49 percent by the end of the first quarter -- but the Nasdaq was off 2.75 percent.

Here's a look at who was up and who was down in the first quarter of the year starting with companies with the biggest gains in share price, based on stock closing prices between Dec. 31, 2015, and March 31, 2016.

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