Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

By Ben Steverman and Wei Lu - 2011-12-16T23:15:45Z

Photograph by El Nuevo Dia/GDA/

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -1.88
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 2.53
VCA Inc WOOF:US -1.81
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -1.44
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.79
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.77
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.01
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -2.20
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -1.31
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 1.69
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -2.65
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.78
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -1.91
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.45
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.94
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -1.12
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US 0.28
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -1.09
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 0.15
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.64
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -10.31
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.58
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -2.25
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -2.32
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.89
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.21
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.21
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -1.44
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -0.51
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -1.46
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.10
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -3.64
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -1.46
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.15
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.51
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -1.94
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.94
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.86
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.34
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -2.32
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -3.22
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.47
AT&T Inc T:US 0.08
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -1.71
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.15
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.33
Ford Motor Co F:US -1.74
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.13
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.31
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.47
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.56
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.10
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The Top Performer: Sequoia Fund

Style/Ticker: Value, SEQUX

Managers: Bob Goldfarb and David Poppe

Total return 2011: 12.1 percent

Assets: $4.7 billion

Top three holdings as of Sept. 30, with 2011 total return:

Valeant Pharmaceutical (VRX), +63.3 percent

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK/A), -3.3 percent

TJX Companies (TJX), +42 percent