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The Russell 3,000 is currently up 5% year to date. The average stock in the index is only up 3.61% year to date, so the larger cap stocks are clearly outperforming. Fifty-seven (57%) percent of the stocks in the Russell 3,000 are up in 2011, 32% are up more than 10%, 2.7% are up more than 50%, and 0.48% (14 stocks) are up more than 100%.

Below are the Russell 3,000 stocks that are up more than 75% year to date. As shown, Radio One (ROIAK) is up the most with a gain of 155.36%, followed by Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR), Global Crossing (GLBC), Pharmasset (VRUS), and Weight Watchers (WTW). Other notables on the list of 2011 winners include Vonage (VG), Level 3 (LVLT), Silicon Graphics (SGI), and National Semiconductor (NSM).

On the downside, 43% of Russell 3,000 stocks are in the red year to date, 22.9% are down more than 10%, and 0.90% (27 stocks) are down more than 50%. Princeton Review (REVU) is the worst performing stock in the Russell 3,000 so far in 2011 with a huge decline of 83.16%. FiberTower (FTWR) is just barely behind REVU with a YTD decline of 82.06%, and Horizon Lines (HRZ) is in a close third with a decline of 79.39%. Other notables on the list of 2011 losers include Evergreen Solar (ESLR), Life Partners (LPHI), Energy Conversion (ENER), Motricity (MOTR), and OfficeMax (OMX).

Source: Best and Worst Performing U.S. Stocks in 2011