Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Davis Turner/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -0.07
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.26
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.19
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.11
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.00
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -0.25
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.24
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -0.84
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.12
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.29
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.66
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 1.19
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.19
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -2.16
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.39
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.45
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.44
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.16
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.25
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.31
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.00
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.05
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.46
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.24
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 0.63
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 0.53
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.34
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 0.36
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.22
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.75
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.07
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.95
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.61
CONMED Corp CNMD:US 0.94
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 1.12
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -0.09
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 1.02
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.00
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.89
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.43
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 1.73
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.88
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.16
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.82
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.23
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 3.92
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.37
AT&T Inc T:US -0.21
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.20
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.49
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.02
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.28
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.28
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.47
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Vanguard Capital Value Fund

Style/Ticker: Value, VCVLX

Managers: Peter Higgins and David Palmer

Total return 2011: -13.1 percent

Assets: $662 million

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

Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), -14 percent

Bank of America Corp. (BAC), -58 percent

Merck & Co. (MRK), +1.9 percent

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