Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US 0.00
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.49
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.35
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.16
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.67
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.10
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.16
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.02
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.31
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.34
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.28
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.10
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.89
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US -2.37
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 3.91
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.44
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.37
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 1.31
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.48
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.25
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.30
eBay Inc EBAY:US 1.22
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.79
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.96
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.99
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.49
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.65
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -1.34
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -0.17
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.60
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.36
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.49
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.60
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.75
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 3.46
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.60
AT&T Inc T:US -0.50
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 1.97
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.15
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.73
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.08
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.55
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.44
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 1.00
Ford Motor Co F:US 1.07
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.59
CONMED Corp CNMD:US -0.66
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.65
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.18
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 1.03
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.45
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -3.50
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.27
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.13
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.16
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No. 6: Federated Strategic Value Dividend Fund

Style/Ticker: Equity Income, SVAAX

Managers: Walter Bean and Daniel Peris

Total return 2011: 10.1 percent

Assets: $4.9 billion

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

Verizon Communications (VZ), +12 percent

AT&T (T), +4.4 percent

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), +30 percent

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