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 0.36
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 3.06
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.98
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.33
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -1.06
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -0.19
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 1.13
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 3.33
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -0.75
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.43
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.43
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 2.00
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.44
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.22
OM Group Inc OMG:US 4.52
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 2.76
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.89
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.10
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.07
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 2.96
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.99
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 0.16
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 2.04
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.60
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.30
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.07
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.65
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.36
CONMED Corp CNMD:US 1.84
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.41
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.92
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 2.19
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -0.57
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.51
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US -0.12
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 0.30
American International Group Inc AIG:US 1.40
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.04
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.23
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -1.38
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.06
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -0.17
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -1.49
AT&T Inc T:US 0.09
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 1.02
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.55
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.73
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.05
Ford Motor Co F:US 1.49
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.68
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.62
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.84
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 3.58
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.77
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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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