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 1.28
Weight Watchers International Inc WTW:US 2.78
VCA Inc WOOF:US 2.38
Whole Foods Market Inc WFM:US -0.10
Wells Fargo & Co WFC:US 1.22
Waste Connections Inc WCN:US 0.95
Verizon Communications Inc VZ:US 0.75
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX:CN -2.34
United Continental Holdings Inc UAL:US 1.86
TJX Cos Inc/The TJX:US 2.61
Teleflex Inc TFX:US 1.86
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA:IT 0.15
AT&T Inc T:US 0.72
Sears Holdings Corp SHLD:US -0.34
SBA Communications Corp SBAC:US 2.09
EchoStar Corp SATS:US 1.37
Perrigo Co PLC PRGO:US -0.58
Priceline Group Inc/The PCLN:US 0.97
VeriFone Systems Inc PAY:US -0.28
OM Group Inc OMG:US
National Oilwell Varco Inc NOV:US -3.52
Merck & Co Inc MRK:US 0.84
MasterCard Inc MA:US 0.80
Lorillard LLC LO:US
Kaiser Aluminum Corp KALU:US -0.62
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM:US 0.93
International Rectifier Corp IRF:US
Hexcel Corp HXL:US -0.73
H&R Block Inc HRB:US -0.10
HMS Holdings Corp HMSY:US -2.49
Herbalife Ltd HLF:US 1.09
GP Strategies Corp GPX:US 3.38
Finisar Corp FNSR:US -0.67
Ford Motor Co F:US 0.44
eBay Inc EBAY:US -0.70
DISH Network Corp DISH:US -0.75
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp CTSH:US 0.00
Cepheid CPHD:US -0.32
Cooper Cos Inc/The COO:US 1.00
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd CKSW:US
Brightpoint Inc CELL:US
Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC CBST:US
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY:US -0.30
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN:US 2.62
BioScrip Inc BIOS:US -3.03
Bank of America Corp BAC:US 1.44
Apollo Education Group Inc APOL:US 12.44
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ALXN:US 0.90
American International Group Inc AIG:US 1.38
Assured Guaranty Ltd AGO:US 0.70
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/A:US 0.57
Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS:US -0.24
Apple Inc AAPL:US -0.11
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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