Fortune magazine has released its list of the 15 worst performing stocks of 2013.
Near the top of the list is retailer JC penney.
The company is still struggling to recover from ex-CEO Ron Johnson’s failed strategy.
Also on the list– electric company first energy.
It suffered when federal reserve chair ben bernanke suggested that the central bank could begin to pull back on its stimulus measures.
Broadcom also made it on the list.
The company makes chips and that wirelessly connect mobile devices and got caught in the middle of the Samsung versus Apple fight.
IBM is also on the list with a special designation… its stock was the worst performer on the dow jones industrial average this year.