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 3.06
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 1.40
VCA Inc WOOF:US 1.91
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US 0.32
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 1.89
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 1.59
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.44
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN 0.73
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 4.16
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 2.36
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 1.34
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.05
AT&T Inc T:US 1.24
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US 2.85
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 3.77
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 2.98
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US 4.90
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 2.92
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US 3.29
Vectra Co OMG:US
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US 2.94
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 2.64
MasterCard Inc MA:US 1.89
Lorillard LLC LO:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US 1.43
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 2.82
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US
Hexcel Corp HXL:US 1.54
H&R Block Inc HRB:US 2.02
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US 1.64
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 4.16
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 2.41
Finisar Corp FNSR:US 0.58
Ford Motor Co F:US 1.29
eBay Inc EBAY:US 1.39
DISH Network Corp DISH:US 3.18
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 1.95
Cepheid CPHD:US 2.46
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 0.80
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC CBST:US
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 1.07
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US 1.37
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US -1.41
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US 1.20
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 3.86
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 0.22
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US -0.67
American International Group Inc AIG:US 3.29
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 3.57
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US 3.39
Apple Inc AAPL:US 0.87
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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