Best and Worst Stocks of 2011

By Ben Steverman - 2011-12-14T19:18:53Z

Photograph by Pierre Gleizers/REA/Redux

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Monster Worldwide Inc.

Industry: Human resources

Total return: -68.9 percent

Monster Worldwide (MWW) shares rose 36 percent in 2010, but in January the company projected disappointing estimates for 2011 earnings. Goldman Sachs analysts said the stock was "fully valued." Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect the company's sales growth to slow from 25.5 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2011 to 0.35 percent in 2012's first quarter.