Best and Worst ETFs of 2011

By Ben Steverman - 2011-12-20T03:31:39Z

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Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund

Total return: 15.4%

Fund company: SSGA Funds Management

Industry focus: Utility sector

Fund ticker/Total assets: XLU, $7.2 billion

Top holdings, with 2011 total return:

The Southern Co. (SO), +20%

Dominion Resources (D), +23%

Exelon Corp. (EXC), +9.3%