Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

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Company Symbol % Change
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.03
VCA Antech Inc WOOF:US 0.44
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.16
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.42
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.10
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 1.33
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.67
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.07
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.47
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.15
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 0.63
Lorillard Inc LO:US 1.10
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US 0.93
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.73
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US 0.95
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.96
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.46
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.79
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 2.09
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 0.42
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 2.67
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.92
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.02
Cepheid Inc CPHD:US 0.86
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.45
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -0.39
Clicksoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 0.75
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 1.28
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 0.14
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -3.75
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 3.03
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 2.76
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.21
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -4.01
LKQ Corp LKQ:US 1.61
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.97
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.28
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.85
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.38
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -1.55
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -0.69
AT&T Inc T:US 0.19
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 1.76
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.71
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.37
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.65
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.25
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.09
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.69
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.46
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.73
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.09
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.88
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.81
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.86
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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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