Best and Worst Mutual Funds of 2011

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

Photograph by Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Company Symbol % Change
LKQ Corp LKQ:US 1.37
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US -0.40
VCA Inc WOOF:US 1.05
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -1.48
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 0.59
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 1.87
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.92
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 6.28
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 1.53
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 0.96
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 0.89
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 1.38
AT&T Inc T:US 0.39
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -0.30
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 0.15
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -0.02
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.43
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.31
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 2.69
Vectra Co OMG:US
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 0.12
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.16
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.83
Lorillard LLC LO:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.78
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.62
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 0.85
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 1.26
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -1.01
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -0.66
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 0.70
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 1.48
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.07
eBay Inc EBAY:US 1.00
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 2.15
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.32
Cepheid CPHD:US 2.80
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.35
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC CBST:US
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.14
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 0.82
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 2.10
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 4.20
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 1.22
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.44
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 1.52
American International Group Inc AIG:US 0.99
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.26
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 1.42
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.06
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Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund

Style/Ticker: Growth, ITHAX

Managers: Saul Pannell and Frank Catrickes

Total return 2011: -14.3 percent

Assets: $12.7 billion

Top three holdings as of Oct. 31, with 2011 total return:

Ford Motor Co. (F), -35 percent

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), -22 percent

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA), -22 percent