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 -0.52
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 0.45
VCA Inc WOOF:US 0.44
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.70
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US -0.78
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -1.11
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US -0.87
Teleflex Inc TFX:US -0.34
AT&T Inc T:US -0.35
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -1.06
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US -0.75
EchoStar Corp SATS:US -1.19
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 0.07
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -1.14
OM Group Inc OMG:US 0.04
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -2.60
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.69
MasterCard Inc MA:US -1.27
Lorillard Inc LO:US -0.39
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KFN:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -1.36
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US -0.83
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.67
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.82
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -1.04
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US -6.19
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US -0.86
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -1.76
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -1.53
Cepheid CPHD:US -1.00
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US -1.18
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US -7.64
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US -0.87
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.21
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -0.52
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -3.48
Bank of America Corp BAC:US -1.20
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US -3.96
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.69
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.00
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.76
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US -0.56
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US -0.91
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 3.34
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US -1.63
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US -0.91
Ford Motor Co F:US -0.91
eBay Inc EBAY:US -1.44
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US -1.10
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc CBST:US 4.14
American International Group Inc AIG:US -0.92
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 0.23
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.51
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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