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T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Advisor

PABGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 28.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.0%
  • Net Assets $86.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$157.79
$92.93
$164.08

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.96%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.50%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Compare PABGX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$64.71

-0.32%

$218.07 B

0.59%

$0.38

26.56%

0.64%

$290.38

-0.68%

$129.99 B

0.56%

$1.63

36.58%

0.20%

$237.36

-0.74%

$125.92 B

0.55%

$1.32

30.30%

0.04%

$122.18

-0.74%

$125.92 B

-

$0.00

30.16%

0.17%

$17.19

-0.52%

$124.79 B

-

$0.00

25.38%

0.85%

PABGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 28.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.21%
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 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 28.7% -68.8% 115.6% 34.00%
1 Yr 30.0% -9.0% 135.4% 29.97%
3 Yr 17.8%* -3.8% 41.0% 38.79%
5 Yr 17.0%* -10.6% 33.4% 23.06%
10 Yr 16.8%* 5.1% 22.1% 12.29%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.3% -28.8% 76.0% 20.79%
2018 -0.6% -64.5% 10.6% 5.31%
2017 32.5% -68.7% 64.3% 3.36%
2016 0.1% -56.6% 15.3% 47.09%
2015 7.3% -82.5% 11.4% 2.66%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 28.7% -68.8% 115.6% 34.00%
1 Yr 30.0% -12.7% 133.0% 28.12%
3 Yr 17.8%* -5.7% 41.0% 35.72%
5 Yr 17.0%* -11.6% 33.4% 21.79%
10 Yr 16.8%* 5.1% 22.1% 11.75%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PABGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.3% -28.8% 76.0% 20.95%
2018 1.7% -64.5% 16.5% 8.78%
2017 36.2% -24.8% 64.3% 5.00%
2016 0.7% -56.6% 17.1% 64.30%
2015 7.3% -38.0% 17.3% 12.51%

NAV & Total Return History


PABGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank
Net Assets 86.1 B 10.3 K 218 B 1.81%
Number of Holdings 121 1 2364 22.12%
Net Assets in Top 10 43.4 B 425 K 89.8 B 1.82%
Weighting of Top 10 49.07% 10.5% 100.0% 30.30%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 11.84%
  2. Facebook Inc A 6.53%
  3. Microsoft Corp 5.24%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.93%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.77%
  6. Apple Inc 4.73%
  7. Visa Inc Class A 3.08%
  8. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.78%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.78%
  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
Stocks
99.98% 48.25% 116.73% 9.90%
Cash
0.03% -12.08% 51.74% 87.96%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 19.56%
Other
0.00% -17.43% 18.94% 26.06%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 9.56%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 9.62% 10.84%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
Technology
28.41% 0.00% 53.57% 69.27%
Consumer Cyclical
20.62% 0.00% 48.24% 15.91%
Communication Services
20.32% 0.00% 67.67% 7.08%
Healthcare
12.99% 0.00% 69.42% 68.03%
Financial Services
11.18% 0.00% 41.61% 37.74%
Industrials
3.98% 0.00% 29.16% 68.47%
Consumer Defense
1.29% 0.00% 19.68% 80.66%
Real Estate
0.68% 0.00% 23.28% 69.56%
Basic Materials
0.48% 0.00% 13.33% 66.13%
Utilities
0.05% 0.00% 11.79% 30.80%
Energy
0.02% 0.00% 19.81% 37.88%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PABGX % Rank
US
89.18% 46.80% 116.11% 70.44%
Non US
10.80% 0.00% 36.31% 15.40%

PABGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.96% 0.01% 23.28% 53.77%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.50% 31.15%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 25.38%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 1.02% 70.05%

Sales Fees

PABGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% 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% 2.00% N/A

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 31.50% 0.00% 464.00% 39.39%

PABGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 18.31% 13.04%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PABGX Category Low Category High PABGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.21% -8.87% 2.43% 66.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PABGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Larry Puglia


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 1993

27.36

27.4%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.87 7.78 0.83