Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -0.90
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -1.14
VCA Inc WOOF:US 1.44
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -1.61
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.39
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.36
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.31
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -1.01
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.40
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -1.39
AT&T Inc T:US -0.40
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.78
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.22
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.46
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.34
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.12
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.34
OM Group Inc OMG:US -1.09
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.83
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.81
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.54
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.74
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.74
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.10
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.47
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -1.07
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -1.05
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 0.04
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.05
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.40
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -1.78
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.53
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.17
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.87
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.22
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.61
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -0.23
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -0.90
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.52
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.85
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.53
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.45
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -0.64
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -0.08
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.31
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.81
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.98
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.36
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.06
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -0.86
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.95
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.13
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Brandywine Fund

Style/Ticker: Growth, BRWIX

Managers: William D'Alonzo, John Ragard and Scott Gates

Total return 2011: -14.12 percent

Assets: $1.3 billion

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

Apple (AAPL), +21 percent

VeriFone Systems (PAY), +12 percent

EBay (EBAY), +6.4 percent