Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -0.15
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.36
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.16
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 1.66
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 2.14
AT&T Inc T:US 1.31
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -4.18
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.38
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.06
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.38
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 1.70
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.22
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -1.08
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.99
Lorillard Inc LO:US 1.02
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 1.44
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.08
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.42
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 1.77
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 2.27
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -3.09
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.05
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -1.70
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.29
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.98
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.18
Cepheid CPHD:US 3.98
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 1.18
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -0.38
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.14
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 2.99
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 1.74
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.20
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -2.64
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 3.02
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.79
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 0.92
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 1.15
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.19
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 1.16
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.84
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 1.56
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 2.08
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 1.31
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.55
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 1.59
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 1.10
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 2.03
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.15
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 2.44
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.81
American International Group Inc AIG:US 2.75
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 3.00
Apple Inc AAPL:US 1.46
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No. 3: Delaware Select Growth Fund

Style/Ticker: Growth, DVEAX

Managers: Jeffrey Van Harte and team

Total return 2011: 10.5 percent

Assets: $518 million

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

Apple (AAPL), +21 percent

MasterCard (MA), +69 percent

Apollo Group (APOL), +26 percent

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