Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Yali Shi/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US -1.40
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.35
VCA Inc WOOF:US 2.92
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.53
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.04
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 4.14
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -1.24
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.38
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.16
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.22
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.25
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -1.87
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -1.32
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.72
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -1.32
OM Group Inc OMG:US -1.30
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -0.33
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -0.10
MasterCard Inc MA:US -2.35
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.16
LKQ Corp LKQX:US
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US -2.37
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 1.09
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -3.69
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.78
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.77
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 1.19
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.80
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -1.15
Ford Motor Co F:US -1.23
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.62
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.63
Cepheid CPHD:US -2.66
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -0.55
CONMED Corp CNMD:US 1.71
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.26
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US -0.22
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.40
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -1.23
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -0.19
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -1.64
ANSYS Inc ANSS:US 0.06
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.26
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -1.49
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.42
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -1.20
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.02
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.45
AT&T Inc T:US 0.11
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.27
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 0.32
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.90
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.63
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.14
American International Group Inc AIG:US -1.83
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.66
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No. 7: Invesco Small Companies Fund

Style/Ticker: Blend, ATIAX

Managers: Robert Mikalachki, Virginia Au and Jason Whiting

Total return 2011: 7.9 percent

Assets: $844 million

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

International Rectifier (IRF), -29 percent

Brightpoint (CELL), +15 percent

Alliance Data Systems (ADS), +48 percent

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