Best and Worst Performing Stocks in June 2011

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With June coming to an end Thursday, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages.

The NASDAQ is down 3.3 percent month-to-date, followed by S&P 500 with a loss of 2.8 percent, and a 2.5 percent decrease for the Dow.

At the current levels, the stock market is on track to close down for the second consecutive month, with all three major averages falling about 4 percent in the past two months.

The last time the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite posted two months of losses was on June of last year, when all three indexes dropped at least 11 percent between May and June 2010.

On the following month, July 2010, all three indexes rallied about 7 percent.

The table below highlights the best and worst performing stocks month-to-date (MTD), along with their performance year-to-date (YTD).

Data source: CNBC Analytics and Thomson Reuters

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