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PABGX T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Advisor

  • Fund
  • PABGX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $71.67
  • - $0.25
  • - 0.35%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

PABGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.8%
  • Net Assets $30.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 35.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$71.67
$59.72
$75.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.99%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.10%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name T. Rowe Price
  • Inception Date Mar 31, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Larry J. Puglia

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in the common stocks of large- and medium-sized blue chip growth companies. It focuses on companies with leading market positions, seasoned management, and strong financial fundamentals. The fund may sell securities for a variety of reasons, such as to secure gains, limit losses, or redeploy assets into more promising opportunities.

PABGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.1% -97.0% 17.4% 77.54% 4
1 Yr -1.0% -28.3% 24.3% 62.32% 4
3 Yr 12.5% * 0.2% 17.7% 13.13% 1
5 Yr 13.8% * 1.6% 16.2% 6.48% 1
10 Yr 9.3% * 0.4% 13.1% 16.15% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 7.3% -38.0% 13.6% 2.92% 1
2014 N/A -0.7% 12.3% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 23.9% 43.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 10.8% 19.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -12.1% 12.5% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.1% -97.0% 13.2% 77.40% 4
1 Yr -1.0% -28.3% 22.0% 51.32% 3
3 Yr 12.5% * -1.0% 17.7% 11.15% 1
5 Yr 13.8% * 0.4% 16.2% 6.04% 1
10 Yr 9.3% * -0.1% 13.1% 14.96% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 7.3% -38.0% 17.4% 3.19% 1
2014 N/A -0.7% 13.1% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 32.4% 62.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 15.7% 23.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -14.3% 13.3% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

PABGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 30.8 B 373 K 146 B 0.58% 1
Number of Holdings 143 1 2190 5.14% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 11.1 B 0 33.1 B 0.45% 1
Weighting of Top 10 35.9% 0.0% 150.9% 12.92% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 8.36%
  2. The Priceline Group Inc 3.53%
  3. Facebook Inc A 4.58%
  4. Danaher Corp 3.36%
  5. Visa Inc Class A 2.78%
  6. MasterCard Inc A 2.42%
  7. Alphabet Inc C 4.10%
  8. Alphabet Inc A 2.40%
  9. Microsoft Corp 2.40%
  10. American Tower Corp 2.00%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.50% 0.00% 109.00% 2.83% 1
Cash
0.51% -9.00% 100.00% 18.57% 4
Other
0.00% -1.32% 24.55% 6.88% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.81% 0.84% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.61% 2.31% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 76.29% 2.89% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Cyclical
25.77% -2.22% 41.71% 1.35% 1
Healthcare
22.00% -1.03% 98.63% 2.83% 1
Technology
21.29% -1.29% 52.19% 18.12% 4
Industrials
11.46% -0.37% 29.48% 10.03% 2
Financial Services
11.22% -2.38% 40.17% 11.44% 2
Communication Services
3.44% 0.00% 12.93% 10.86% 3
Consumer Defense
3.25% -1.43% 30.67% 23.91% 5
Basic Materials
0.95% -1.18% 12.09% 18.25% 5
Real Estate
0.11% 0.00% 11.43% 13.62% 3
Energy
0.00% -2.01% 16.80% 21.14% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 16.29% 8.35% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
US
93.59% 0.00% 109.00% 12.53% 3
Non US
5.91% -0.01% 91.03% 9.45% 2

PABGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.99% 0.00% 24.91% 12.41% 2
Management Fee 0.57% 0.00% 1.50% 3.15% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.16% 2
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.00% 1.53% 4

Sales Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PABGX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PABGX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PABGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 33.10% 0.00% 437.00% 10.42% 2

PABGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.85% 71.99% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.26% -5.94% 3.70% 11.90% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

PABGX - Managers

Larry J. Puglia

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 1993

Tenure

23.1

Tenure Rank

0.4%

Larry Puglia is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. He is also a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Division. Larry is president of the Blue Chip Growth Fund and chairman of the fund's Investment Advisory Committee. He is a vice president and Investment Advisory Committee member of the Personal Strategy Fund and also serves as a vice president of the Balanced Fund.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

48.6

Category Average

7.08

Category Mode

1.6