2006: Tech winners and losers
A look at this years best and worst performing tech stocks in the S&P 500.
By Grace Wong, CNNMoney.com staff writer
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BMC Software
BMC Software (BMC)
2006 price change: +58.2 percent

BMC Software may be in a boring business -- it provides software that helps businesses manage their servers and databases -- but its profit growth has excited investors. Earnings are expected to climb 33 percent in the current fiscal year.

2007 outlook: Sales have been slowing. And shares are trading near a six-year high. Most Wall Street analysts are recommending a hold on the stock. Only two out of 17 analysts polled by Thomson First Call have a buy or strong buy rating on BMC.
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