NEW YORK, ( TheStreet) -- Investors fell under the spell of a handful of tech darlings this year, but they also grew ambivalent about a few players in the sector.
On a scale from apathy to loathing,
(S) engendered a mild hatred from investors with its
shameful three-year streak of losing retail customers.
Sprint's woeful performance combined with a not-so-bright future, earned Wall Street's wrath. But a pair of tech giants -- Google (GOOG) and Research In Motion (RIMM) -- which were also tossed aside this year, stand to regain some respect.
Here's why Sprint deserves the loathing and why Google and RIM might work back into the fold next year.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV