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 0.32
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.00
VCA Inc WOOF:US 1.35
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 1.76
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US -0.42
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -0.11
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.93
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.60
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.23
AT&T Inc T:US 0.78
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -9.01
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 1.52
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.65
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 1.44
OM Group Inc OMG:US -0.60
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 1.50
MasterCard Inc MA:US 2.02
Lorillard Inc LO:US 1.08
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.48
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.01
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.13
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.06
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 0.05
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -0.79
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 0.95
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 1.04
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.00
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 1.53
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.39
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.04
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.29
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.83
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 0.17
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -0.88
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -0.33
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 2.05
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.36
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.25
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.08
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.86
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.91
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 0.22
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 1.07
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 2.16
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.81
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.23
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.15
eBay Inc EBAY:US 1.18
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.63
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 2.20
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -0.09
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.65
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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