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 -0.62
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.50
VCA Antech Inc WOOF:US 0.00
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.12
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -1.68
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.51
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.47
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -0.69
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 0.45
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.58
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.35
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.29
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.25
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.74
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.46
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.15
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.20
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.34
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.36
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.52
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -1.35
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.96
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 1.61
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.25
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.40
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.66
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.39
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.56
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -1.45
Clicksoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.21
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -0.11
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.22
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.28
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.05
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.85
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.42
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.80
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.15
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.27
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.68
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.25
AT&T Inc T:US -0.08
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 4.28
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.50
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US 0.09
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.07
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.03
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -1.19
Cepheid Inc CPHD:US -5.95
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.89
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.18
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -0.28
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.19
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US -0.58
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.60
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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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