RIM Rises, SGI Slips: Tech Winners & Losers - TheStreet

This story has been updated with closing prices.

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) - Beleaguered handset maker

Research in Motion

( RIMM) was one of the tech sector's big winners on Monday, reflecting a broader uptick in technology stocks.

Shares of RIM, which reports its fourth-quarter results after market close on Thursday, closed up 2.78% at $14.04, despite

ongoing concerns

about the company's prospects. The BlackBerry maker easily outpaced the Nasdaq's gain of 1.78%.

Smartphone and tablet giant

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

maintained its recent momentum, once again surpassing the $600 mark. The iPhone maker's shares climbed $10.93, or 1.83%, to close at $606.98.

Security software

specialist

Symantec

(SYMC) - Get Report

, which has been one of the sector's

turnaround stories

, gained 2.58% to close at $18.67 on Monday.

Silicon Graphics

(SGI)

, however, was a laggard. Shares of the chip maker closed down 0.6% at $9.99 after the company announced plans to cut around 25% of its European workforce.

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