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 2.72
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.95
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.64
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -1.38
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -8.27
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.92
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -1.86
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.97
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -1.79
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.49
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -3.31
OM Group Inc OMG:US -2.28
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.52
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US -2.37
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.57
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -2.47
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -1.82
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.63
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 0.03
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -1.90
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.86
Ford Motor Co F:US -1.82
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -2.83
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.68
Cepheid CPHD:US -2.64
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.62
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -0.13
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.39
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -1.30
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.67
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 7.04
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.13
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -1.44
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -1.16
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -1.39
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.32
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -2.30
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -3.68
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -1.14
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -1.18
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -1.36
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.65
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -1.60
AT&T Inc T:US -0.50
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.47
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.64
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -1.08
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.92
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -1.41
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 12.87
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.56
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.64
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US -1.57
American International Group Inc AIG:US -1.17
Apple Inc AAPL:US -2.08
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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

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