Some fund families placed a higher percentage of their funds in the top 30% of TheStreet Ratings' rankings than their peers. These are considered to be 'Ultra' fund families for the first quarter of 2012.
Topping the 'Ultra' fund family list of large groups with 40 to 99 rated funds are three families that all placed more than 45% of their rated funds in the top 30% of our rankings. Munder Funds outperformed its peers with 48.8% of its 41 rated funds in the 'buy' range. Highmark Funds is the runner-up with 45.8% of its 48 rated funds on top. Delaware Investments slipped to third place on 45.7% of its 94 rated funds in the top rank. While none of these three families have their own top rated funds page, you can still view a find a list of their funds in our mutual fund screener. For example, click on the "FUNDS" tab. Select "Munder Funds" from the "Fund Family" drop-down menu. Then drag the lower bound "Overall Rating" slider to the left so that only funds rated in the green range from A+ down to B- are shown including A rated Munder Growth Opportunities A ( MNNAX).