Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Thomas Brugger/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -1.92
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.76
VCA Inc WOOF:US -1.63
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -1.36
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.68
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -2.86
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.97
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.94
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -0.85
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -2.27
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -1.39
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 1.25
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -2.81
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.61
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -1.96
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.37
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.48
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -1.05
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US 0.20
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.99
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.25
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.71
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -4.93
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.54
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -2.14
Ford Motor Co F:US -1.65
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.52
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -2.47
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -1.31
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.39
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.59
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -1.55
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -1.47
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.59
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -3.24
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -1.15
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.77
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.72
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -1.74
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -1.52
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.88
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -3.30
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.47
AT&T Inc T:US -0.08
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -2.37
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.02
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.34
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -1.40
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.12
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.50
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.40
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.19
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CRM Small Cap Value Fund

Style/Ticker: Value, CRMSX

Managers: Kevin Chin, Michael Caputo and Brian Harvey

Total return 2011: -14.11 percent

Assets: $685 million

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

Conmed Corp. (CNMD), -2.0 percent

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), +28 percent

The Cooper Cos. (COO), +6.5 percent