Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Eric Millette/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -0.40
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.54
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.80
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.83
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.35
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.82
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.70
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.54
AT&T Inc T:US 0.32
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 0.07
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.57
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -1.12
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.65
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.06
OM Group Inc OMG:US 1.36
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 0.68
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.79
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.23
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.49
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 1.07
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -0.46
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.20
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 3.37
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 1.62
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.00
Cepheid CPHD:US -1.65
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.60
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 0.49
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.19
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.83
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 1.85
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.35
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.67
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.71
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.87
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.10
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -2.52
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -7.15
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -1.06
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 1.49
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US 0.05
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 0.45
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 6.63
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.06
eBay Inc EBAY:US 4.66
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 1.37
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.10
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 4.12
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -0.25
American International Group Inc AIG:US 1.29
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.48
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.01
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Parnassus Small-Cap Fund

Style/Ticker: Value, PARSX

Managers: Jerome Dodson and Ryan Wilsey

Total return 2011: -13.2

Assets: $663 million

Top three holdings as of Oct. 31, with 2011 total return:

Finisar Corp. (FNSR), -44 percent

VCA Antech (WOOF), -15 percent

Teleflex (TFX), +13.5 percent