Best and Worst Stocks of 2011

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

Photograph by Mark H. Milstein/Bloomberg

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United States Steel Corp.

Industry: Steel-producers

Total return: -52.1 percent

U.S. Steel (X), the largest U.S. producer of steel by volume, missed analyst estimates in its first three earnings reports of 2011. Amid uncertainty about the global economy, analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect the company's revenue growth to slow from 14.2 percent in 2011 to 3.2 percent in 2012.

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