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 0.04
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -0.89
VCA Inc WOOF:US -1.15
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.42
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.02
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.24
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.39
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.04
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.16
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 1.68
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.63
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.15
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.18
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.01
OM Group Inc OMG:US -1.93
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -1.20
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.57
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.79
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 3.72
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.96
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.11
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -1.76
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.09
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -1.14
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.39
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.31
Cepheid CPHD:US -2.31
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 3.25
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.25
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.02
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.15
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.95
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -2.41
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.39
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -0.58
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -2.87
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.30
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.22
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.40
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.37
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -2.85
AT&T Inc T:US -1.49
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.03
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.00
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.15
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 1.68
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -0.18
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.00
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.90
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.17
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.25
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.25
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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