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PRSCX T. Rowe Price Science & Tech

  • Fund
  • PRSCX
  • Price as of: Jan 23, 2019
  • $33.64
  • - $0.07
  • - 0.21%
  • Category
  • Technology Equities

PRSCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.2%
  • Net Assets $4.83 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.64
$29.62
$52.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.80%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 66.80%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Technology Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Technology

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.01%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name T. Rowe Price Science And Technology Fund
  • Fund Family Name T. Rowe Price
  • Inception Date Sep 30, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Kennard W. Allen

Fund Description

The T. Rowe Price Science and Technology Fund (PRSCX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that bets on the technology sector of the world’s equity markets. PRSCX defines technology as those firms in the electronics, communications, e-commerce, information services, life sciences, media, environmental services, chemicals, synthetic materials, defense and aerospace subsectors. The fund uses fundamental analysis to find a combination of growth and value metrics for its holdings.

Given its focus on a single higher-risk sector of the equity markets, PRSCX is best suited as a satellite position in a broad portfolio. The fund is internally managed by T. Rowe Price.

PRSCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -19.3% 26.2% 14.02% 1
1 Yr -30.9% -93.1% 44.6% 95.73% 5
3 Yr 3.1% * -50.2% 20.2% 90.13% 5
5 Yr -3.2% * -35.6% 22.8% 95.27% 5
10 Yr 10.0% * -9.6% 22.4% 79.03% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -31.0% -93.0% 30.0% 93.67% 5
2017 23.1% -15.6% 55.5% 61.78% 4
2016 7.9% -18.0% 34.4% 34.19% 2
2015 -8.4% -17.6% 45.2% 83.01% 5
2014 -4.3% -15.4% 45.5% 78.29% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -19.3% 26.2% 14.02% 1
1 Yr -30.9% -93.1% 72.6% 95.73% 5
3 Yr 3.1% * -49.6% 20.7% 90.13% 5
5 Yr 4.6% * -32.6% 22.8% 83.78% 5
10 Yr 66.1% * 4.1% 68.0% 1.74% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -31.0% -93.0% 30.0% 93.67% 5
2017 23.1% -15.6% 55.5% 61.78% 4
2016 7.9% -18.0% 75.3% 36.13% 2
2015 10.3% -14.4% 124.7% 29.41% 2
2014 17.9% -20.6% 97.1% 32.89% 2

NAV & Total Return History

PRSCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.83 B 250 K 19.1 B 4.85% 1
Number of Holdings 39 23 325 24.85% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 3.03 B 373 K 10.5 B 2.42% 1
Weighting of Top 10 51.8% 17.9% 75.1% 10.30% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.90%
  2. Altaba Inc 5.38%
  3. Ctrip.com International Ltd ADR 7.03%
  4. Facebook Inc A 8.11%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.98%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.83%
  7. Micron Technology Inc 4.41%
  8. Booking Holdings Inc 4.58%
  9. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.43%
  10. Lam Research Corp 4.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.41% 58.64% 100.00% 31.52% 5
Cash
5.59% 0.00% 41.36% 7.88% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.79% 4.85% 3
Other
0.00% -4.49% 5.08% 10.30% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.61% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.56% 3.03% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
65.91% 4.81% 98.75% 26.67% 4
Consumer Cyclical
19.36% 0.00% 27.79% 2.42% 1
Financial Services
5.38% 0.00% 41.58% 16.97% 3
Healthcare
1.47% 0.00% 38.07% 12.12% 2
Communication Services
1.16% 0.00% 92.94% 12.12% 2
Basic Materials
1.14% 0.00% 1.63% 1.21% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 3.03% 2
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 3.82% 10.30% 3
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 31.95% 31.52% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.99% 1.21% 2
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 6.45% 4.85% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
US
62.65% 5.40% 99.50% 38.18% 5
Non US
31.76% 0.00% 93.39% 3.64% 1

PRSCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.80% 0.10% 48.18% 58.79% 1
Management Fee 0.64% 0.09% 1.50% 15.15% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 8.55% 1
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.50% 7.77% 4

Sales Fees

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PRSCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PRSCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% 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.

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PRSCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 66.80% 1.00% 643.00% 12.73% 4

PRSCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 1.81% 37.14% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.01% -3.60% 1.92% 12.73% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

PRSCX - Managers

Kennard W. Allen

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2009

Tenure

10.0

Tenure Rank

11.2%

Mr. Allen has been chairman of the committee since 2009. Allen is a vice president at T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (“T. Rowe Price”) and joined T. Rowe Price in 2000.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

29.0

Category Average

7.88

Category Mode

4.0