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 2.27
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -0.28
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.22
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.39
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.27
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.59
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT -0.80
AT&T Inc T:US 0.63
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.34
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 1.22
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.86
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -0.51
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 0.11
OM Group Inc OMG:US 0.64
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 1.18
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.18
MasterCard Inc MA:US -0.46
Lorillard Inc LO:US 0.64
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 0.54
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US 0.19
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.22
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.09
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -0.20
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -0.27
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 0.92
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 1.80
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.06
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 0.12
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.57
Cepheid CPHD:US 0.63
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.03
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -0.25
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 0.17
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.90
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 2.30
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 0.12
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 1.00
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.02
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.11
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.57
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.81
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.69
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -1.47
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.86
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.49
eBay Inc EBAY:US 0.13
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.22
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 0.44
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.98
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 0.58
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.59
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.24
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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