BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- While the benchmark S&P 500 Index has advanced almost 6% in 2011, not all index components have fared as well. The following five have underperformed by the widest margin, posting major declines as the broader market added to 2010's gains.Some of these stocks have fallen to discount valuations and are worth considering as long-term holdings. On the other hand, if problems persist for these companies, their stocks will fall farther.
5 Worst-Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2011
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