Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -0.61
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.24
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.31
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.74
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 1.65
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -0.87
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.73
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.31
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.74
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -3.59
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.15
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.04
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.34
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.32
OM Group Inc OMG:US 0.74
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.19
MasterCard Inc MA:US 1.92
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.09
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.34
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.08
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.08
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 0.00
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.76
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 1.59
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 1.02
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 0.03
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.94
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.62
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -0.37
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 0.99
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -0.51
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 0.47
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -0.13
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.41
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.77
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.45
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.04
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.73
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 1.00
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.78
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 1.04
AT&T Inc T:US 0.49
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 1.59
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.13
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 1.29
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.12
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.41
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.55
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.20
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 1.01
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.52
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 1.76
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.63
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.43
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Perritt MicroCap Opportunities Fund

Style/Ticker: Growth, PRCGX

Manager: Michael Corbett

Total return 2011: -13.7 percent

Assets: $337.5 million

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

Bioscrip (BIOS), +14 percent

GP Strategies (GPX), +27 percent

Clicksoftware Tech LTC (CKSW), +22 percent

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