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PABGX T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Advisor

  • Fund
  • PABGX
  • Price as of: Nov 17, 2017
  • $95.97
  • - $0.27
  • - 0.28%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

PABGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 33.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.7%
  • Net Assets $44.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$95.97
$71.39
$96.55

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.98%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.40%

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 33.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.15%
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 33.9% -97.0% 36.5% 3.72% 1
1 Yr 34.2% -52.0% 75.7% 3.05% 1
3 Yr 14.5% * -15.1% 30.2% 2.60% 1
5 Yr 18.7% * -3.3% 20.4% 2.49% 1
10 Yr 9.5% * 0.6% 12.6% 6.02% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.1% -56.6% 121.2% 40.79% 3
2015 7.3% -40.3% 11.4% 2.39% 1
2014 3.8% -30.1% 42.9% 31.80% 2
2013 41.2% -11.8% 56.4% 2.68% 1
2012 18.0% -21.6% 29.1% 14.80% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 33.9% -97.0% 36.5% 3.73% 1
1 Yr 34.2% -71.3% 2606.2% 2.73% 1
3 Yr 14.5% * -21.9% 43.7% 2.53% 1
5 Yr 18.7% * -4.4% 20.4% 2.34% 1
10 Yr 9.5% * 0.0% 12.6% 5.43% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.1% -56.6% 126.1% 44.35% 3
2015 7.3% -17.8% 28.8% 22.76% 2
2014 9.4% -10.0% 382.6% 73.73% 4
2013 44.4% -2.9% 615.0% 56.77% 3
2012 19.8% -100.0% 357.8% 66.69% 4

NAV & Total Return History

PABGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 44.4 B 373 K 169 B 0.58% 1
Number of Holdings 124 1 2176 7.07% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 17.1 B 0 42.4 B 0.45% 1
Weighting of Top 10 40.4% 0.0% 150.9% 12.66% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 7.74%
  2. The Priceline Group Inc 4.07%
  3. Facebook Inc A 5.50%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.25%
  5. Mastercard Inc A 2.67%
  6. Alphabet Inc C 4.17%
  7. Microsoft Corp 3.94%
  8. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.64%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.85%
  10. Boeing Co 2.56%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.70% 0.00% 105.74% 2.06% 1
Other
0.31% -4.38% 24.55% 7.84% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 4.37% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.68% 0.84% 2
Cash
0.00% -5.74% 100.00% 23.46% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 3.92% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
28.57% -1.29% 54.16% 16.77% 3
Consumer Cyclical
23.87% -2.22% 35.09% 2.12% 1
Healthcare
17.23% -1.03% 95.08% 9.19% 2
Financial Services
16.31% -2.38% 37.27% 10.99% 2
Industrials
9.73% -0.37% 26.97% 17.16% 3
Consumer Defense
1.67% -1.43% 23.04% 27.76% 5
Communication Services
1.62% 0.00% 14.37% 17.87% 4
Basic Materials
0.31% -1.18% 21.47% 21.79% 5
Real Estate
0.30% -0.02% 11.06% 15.36% 3
Utilities
0.10% -0.18% 10.82% 9.45% 2
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 23.52% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
US
92.12% 0.00% 101.47% 17.22% 3
Non US
7.58% 0.00% 90.05% 11.05% 2

PABGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.98% 0.00% 24.91% 12.93% 2
Management Fee 0.57% 0.00% 1.50% 3.41% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.25% 2
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.00% 1.52% 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 32.40% 0.00% 601.00% 10.81% 2

PABGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.83% 56.63% 4

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 -0.15% -13.37% 3.70% 11.97% 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

24.35

Tenure Rank

0.5%

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

49.8

Category Average

7.53

Category Mode

2.8