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PABGX T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Advisor

  • Fund
  • PABGX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $102.39
  • + $1.10
  • + 1.09%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

PABGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $50.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$102.39
$87.54
$113.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.50%

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 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.18%
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 8.4% -97.0% 25.4% 20.40% 2
1 Yr 1.7% -52.0% 75.7% 30.01% 2
3 Yr 11.7% * -15.1% 30.2% 8.57% 1
5 Yr 11.0% * -7.7% 17.8% 16.02% 1
10 Yr 16.8% * 3.4% 20.0% 4.14% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -0.6% -91.4% 439.4% 12.22% 1
2017 32.5% -43.6% 104.4% 1.26% 1
2016 0.1% -56.6% 121.2% 44.33% 3
2015 7.3% -41.2% 45.5% 11.37% 1
2014 3.8% -30.1% 41.8% 38.44% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.4% -100.0% 25.4% 20.21% 2
1 Yr 1.7% -71.3% 2606.2% 28.25% 2
3 Yr 11.7% * -21.9% 43.7% 8.02% 1
5 Yr 11.0% * -8.8% 17.8% 15.51% 1
10 Yr 16.8% * 3.2% 20.0% 4.06% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -0.6% -91.4% 439.4% 13.78% 1
2017 32.5% -43.6% 104.4% 1.27% 1
2016 0.1% -56.6% 382.6% 53.32% 3
2015 7.3% -41.2% 615.0% 31.37% 2
2014 9.4% -100.0% 357.8% 75.77% 4

NAV & Total Return History

PABGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 50.5 B 373 K 183 B 0.51% 1
Number of Holdings 125 1 1993 6.88% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 25.8 B 0 48.8 B 0.26% 1
Weighting of Top 10 44.0% 0.0% 150.9% 8.93% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 11.45%
  2. Booking Holdings Inc 3.41%
  3. Facebook Inc A 3.91%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.42%
  5. Mastercard Inc A 2.95%
  6. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.07%
  7. Microsoft Corp 5.33%
  8. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.87%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.98%
  10. Boeing Co 3.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.99% 0.00% 105.74% 1.41% 1
Cash
0.02% -32.82% 100.00% 21.66% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.70% 4.31% 3
Other
0.00% -12.25% 43.47% 5.08% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.22% 2
Bonds
0.00% -0.09% 72.01% 3.34% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
28.40% -1.29% 56.64% 15.62% 3
Consumer Cyclical
24.64% -2.22% 31.43% 1.41% 1
Healthcare
18.10% -1.03% 93.44% 8.10% 2
Financial Services
15.02% -2.38% 39.59% 11.18% 2
Industrials
11.97% -0.37% 26.98% 8.48% 2
Consumer Defense
0.84% -1.43% 20.13% 24.74% 5
Basic Materials
0.48% -1.18% 12.72% 18.89% 4
Utilities
0.25% -0.21% 16.66% 9.00% 2
Real Estate
0.19% -0.04% 11.06% 14.40% 3
Communication Services
0.09% 0.00% 14.80% 19.34% 4
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 17.81% 21.53% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
US
94.90% 0.00% 105.36% 12.02% 2
Non US
5.09% 0.00% 91.47% 13.11% 3

PABGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 37.77% 13.57% 2
Management Fee 0.56% 0.00% 1.44% 3.21% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.23% 2
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 1.64% 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 34.50% 0.00% 650.00% 10.23% 2

PABGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 11.75% 60.22% 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 -0.18% -14.30% 3.70% 11.45% 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

25.52

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

51.0

Category Average

7.86

Category Mode

4.0