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PABGX T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Advisor

  • Fund
  • PABGX
  • Price as of: Sep 17, 2019
  • $115.13 + $0.67 + 0.59%

PABGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $64.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$115.13
$87.54
$118.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.20%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.20%
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 (%)
YTD 21.9% -34.6% 38.4% 62.96%
1 Yr 3.6% -63.5% 19.0% 11.54%
3 Yr 17.4%* -39.2% 22.7% 2.08%
5 Yr 11.0%* -32.5% 15.3% 3.44%
10 Yr 14.1%* -14.0% 16.4% 1.01%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.6% -65.5% 9.4% 5.33%
2017 32.5% -46.3% 37.5% 2.24%
2016 0.1% -43.3% 13.0% 45.56%
2015 7.3% -38.0% 11.4% 2.22%
2014 3.8% -52.4% 105.4% 35.68%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.9% -34.6% 38.4% 62.96%
1 Yr 6.0% -63.5% 19.9% 16.91%
3 Yr 19.6%* -39.2% 27.5% 4.52%
5 Yr 13.3%* -32.5% 16.4% 7.29%
10 Yr 15.3%* -14.0% 17.3% 3.60%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 1.7% -65.5% 16.5% 9.49%
2017 36.2% -28.2% 51.5% 4.47%
2016 0.7% -43.3% 15.6% 63.77%
2015 7.3% -38.0% 17.3% 13.21%
2014 8.9% -52.4% 120.7% 52.99%

NAV & Total Return History

PABGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank
Net Assets 64.2 B 1.12 M 188 B 3.32%
Number of Holdings 129 7 2106 19.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 27.7 B 301 K 56.6 B 1.98%
Weighting of Top 10 43.46% 11.7% 100.0% 29.67%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 9.77%

  2. Microsoft Corp 5.91%

  3. Facebook Inc A 5.86%

  4. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.74%

  5. Visa Inc Class A 3.64%

  6. Boeing Co 3.44%

  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.34%

  8. Mastercard Inc A 3.11%

  9. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.37%

  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.26%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
Stocks
99.86% 85.30% 101.37% 9.73%
Cash
0.13% -2.02% 14.62% 88.45%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.08% 39.56%
Other
0.00% -0.63% 3.74% 39.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 31.33%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.29% 33.39%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
Technology
31.57% 6.68% 62.82% 58.15%
Consumer Cyclical
21.97% 0.00% 34.07% 14.32%
Healthcare
16.86% 0.68% 45.99% 18.35%
Financial Services
13.85% 0.00% 39.16% 36.47%
Industrials
12.93% 0.00% 28.35% 17.33%
Consumer Defense
1.21% 0.00% 18.23% 87.66%
Basic Materials
0.54% 0.00% 10.95% 74.68%
Energy
0.44% -0.01% 11.07% 47.78%
Utilities
0.37% -0.01% 7.75% 22.39%
Real Estate
0.09% 0.00% 7.16% 64.95%
Communication Services
0.04% 0.00% 13.96% 71.68%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
US
92.74% 79.62% 100.21% 53.32%
Non US
7.12% 0.00% 16.82% 26.42%

PABGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 283.30% 58.70%
Management Fee 0.56% 0.00% 1.40% 30.70%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 37.95%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 70.92%

Sales Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.20% 0.00% 476.00% 27.24%

PABGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 15.70% 56.33%

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
Net Income Ratio -0.20% -7.60% 1.83% 63.24%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PABGX - Managers

Larry J. Puglia

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 1993

26.19

26.2%

Larry J. Puglia is a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Division and is lead manager for T.Rowe Price's US Large-Cap Core Growth Equity Strategy. He joined T.Rowe Price Associates in 1990 and his investment experience dates from 1989.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.7

Category Average

8.11

Category Mode

0.33