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PRSCX T. Rowe Price Science & Tech

  • Fund
  • PRSCX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $37.41 - $0.38 - 1.01%
  • Category
  • Technology Equities

PRSCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.0%
  • Net Assets $6.27 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.41
$29.62
$52.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.79%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 108.50%

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 19.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.02%
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 (%)
YTD 19.2% -0.3% 28.6% 29.23%
1 Yr -25.8% -28.1% 15.0% 97.69%
3 Yr 4.1%* -5.2% 25.3% 92.06%
5 Yr -1.0%* -3.7% 19.0% 95.20%
10 Yr 8.6%* 2.4% 18.4% 87.50%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -31.0% -31.2% 4.3% 99.23%
2017 23.1% -15.6% 55.5% 74.62%
2016 7.9% -18.0% 32.1% 37.30%
2015 -8.4% -17.6% 11.6% 84.13%
2014 -4.3% -63.5% 36.9% 80.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.2% -0.3% 28.6% 29.23%
1 Yr -25.8% -25.3% 15.0% 99.23%
3 Yr 4.1%* 3.5% 29.0% 98.41%
5 Yr -1.0%* -2.9% 31.9% 99.20%
10 Yr 8.6%* 2.4% 25.6% 97.73%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PRSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -31.0% -31.0% 5.1% 100.00%
2017 23.1% 1.8% 55.5% 84.62%
2016 7.9% -18.0% 32.8% 51.59%
2015 -8.4% -13.9% 83.1% 92.86%
2014 -4.3% -63.5% 38.5% 92.80%

NAV & Total Return History

PRSCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank
Net Assets 6.27 B 5.09 M 23.5 B 8.46%
Number of Holdings 38 28 321 88.46%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.9 B 865 K 11.7 B 4.62%
Weighting of Top 10 49.63% 18.2% 73.4% 28.46%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Facebook Inc A 11.26%

  2. Ctrip.com International Ltd ADR 7.35%

  3. Samsung Electronics 4.57%

  4. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.44%

  5. Booking Holdings Inc 4.34%

  6. Altaba Inc 4.28%

  7. Microsoft Corp 3.88%

  8. Zalando SE 3.47%

  9. NVIDIA Corp 3.09%

  10. Lam Research Corp 2.94%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PRSCX % Rank
Stocks
89.31% 89.31% 100.06% 100.00%
Cash
10.69% -0.06% 10.69% 1.54%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.51% 99.23%
Other
0.00% -5.30% 7.59% 93.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 99.23%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 99.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PRSCX % Rank
Technology
53.49% 6.21% 97.88% 92.31%
Consumer Cyclical
22.48% 0.00% 27.37% 4.62%
Financial Services
4.28% 0.00% 39.57% 56.92%
Basic Materials
0.95% 0.00% 0.95% 1.54%
Healthcare
0.90% 0.00% 35.13% 39.23%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 100.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.08% 99.23%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 22.31% 100.00%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 99.23%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 93.37% 99.23%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 8.37% 99.23%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PRSCX % Rank
US
58.16% 2.03% 98.87% 97.69%
Non US
31.15% 0.65% 96.38% 7.69%

PRSCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.79% 0.10% 3.70% 89.23%
Management Fee 0.64% 0.09% 1.50% 27.69%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 21.84%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.50% 65.06%

Sales Fees

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

PRSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 108.50% 1.00% 643.00% 81.54%

PRSCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 99.23%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PRSCX Category Low Category High PRSCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.02% -2.16% 2.30% 20.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PRSCX - Managers

Kennard W. Allen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2009

10.33

10.3%

Ken Allen is a portfolio manager and investment analyst in the U.S. Equity Division at T. Rowe Price. Mr. Allen is a member of the Investment Advisory Committees for many of the firm's strategies with information technology investments. He also has portfolio management responsibilities in the firm's US Structured Research Equity Strategy. Mr. Allen is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Mr. Allen joined T. Rowe Price in 2000. He earned a B.A. in economics from Colby College.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

29.35

Category Average

8.37

Category Mode

5.17