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 -0.20
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -0.93
VCA Antech Inc WOOF:US -0.42
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.22
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -1.49
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 0.59
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -1.42
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.59
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -1.21
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -1.23
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 1.93
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -1.09
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.97
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -2.32
OM Group Inc OMG:US 1.15
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 0.41
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.57
Lorillard Inc LO:US -2.41
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US -1.15
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.74
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.83
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 1.34
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -1.38
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -2.90
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -1.15
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -2.35
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.69
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.84
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.57
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.22
Cepheid Inc CPHD:US -3.14
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.47
Clicksoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -1.15
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -2.10
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.20
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -4.02
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -2.25
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -2.29
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -2.42
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.14
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.03
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.01
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.79
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.85
AT&T Inc T:US -3.78
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 6.05
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -0.43
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.45
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.99
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.06
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.46
American International Group Inc AIG:US 1.29
Apple Inc AAPL:US -1.29
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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