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 0.21
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -3.42
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.67
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.12
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 1.60
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.74
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -1.04
AT&T Inc T:US 0.24
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -3.62
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 0.27
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.39
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.78
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.75
OM Group Inc OMG:US -2.77
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -2.45
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.36
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.29
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.05
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.06
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.13
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.45
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -1.91
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 1.55
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 3.63
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -1.65
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.60
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.95
Cepheid CPHD:US -1.22
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.16
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 2.28
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.30
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.30
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.84
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.65
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.16
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.11
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.03
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.20
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.66
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.84
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.54
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.63
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 0.34
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -0.40
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.04
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.39
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.12
Ford Motor Co F:US -2.18
eBay Inc EBAY:US 8.12
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.59
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.44
Apple Inc AAPL:US 1.03
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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