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 -0.04
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.03
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.16
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.17
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 2.47
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.31
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.54
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 2.08
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 0.39
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 0.11
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.90
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.21
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.57
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.71
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.16
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.06
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.03
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.78
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.20
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.43
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.47
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.99
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 0.15
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.27
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.64
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.10
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.05
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -1.07
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.67
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.02
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.14
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.12
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.14
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.07
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -0.17
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.00
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 0.17
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.63
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.05
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.05
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.04
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.08
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.08
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 2.95
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.16
AT&T Inc T:US -0.20
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.13
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.00
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.04
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.34
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.06
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.78
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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