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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 0.38
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -3.38
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.46
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.89
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.48
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.85
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.26
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 1.44
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -0.79
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.29
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.44
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -2.40
AT&T Inc T:US -0.17
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 1.22
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 2.12
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.15
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.40
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 1.76
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.59
OM Group Inc OMG:US 0.24
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -2.90
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.75
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.03
Lorillard LLC LO:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.33
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.74
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.82
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.15
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.78
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -1.14
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.17
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.34
Ford Motor Co F:US -1.79
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.88
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.57
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.03
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.36
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.28
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US 0.04
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.35
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 1.83
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 1.18
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 3.29
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -1.38
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -3.61
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.93
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.64
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -3.05
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.93
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.87
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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