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 0.33
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -1.54
VCA Inc WOOF:US -0.35
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.25
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.43
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 1.05
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.19
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.46
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.91
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 1.89
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 1.64
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.30
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.51
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -1.11
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -3.65
OM Group Inc OMG:US -1.20
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.01
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.12
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.70
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.03
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 3.00
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 0.68
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.92
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -2.52
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -1.11
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 2.07
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.80
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.90
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -0.22
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.59
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -1.43
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -1.24
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.14
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.52
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 1.92
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.17
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.19
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 1.66
American International Group Inc AIG:US -1.47
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US -0.42
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 1.40
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.82
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.95
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -1.36
AT&T Inc T:US -1.24
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -2.84
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US -0.16
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -1.58
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.67
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.03
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -2.24
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.52
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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