T. Rowe Price Value Fund (TRVLX)

T. Rowe Price Value Fund (Ticker: TRVLX) is a large value stock mutual fund. It focuses its investment in undervalued U.S companies’ equities.

T. Rowe Price Value Fund (Ticker: TRVLX)

The investment aim of T. Rowe Price Value Fund is to provide long-term capital appreciation and income. This fund utilizes its assets to buy portfolio of undervalued common stocks. It invests mainly in large-cap stocks, but may consist of mid-cap and small-cap companies.

Fund Details
    T. Rowe Price Value Fund (TRVLX)
  • Fund Inception Date: September 29, 1994
  • Ticker Symbol: TRVLX
  • CUSIP: 779578103
  • Beta (3yr): 1.12
  • Rank in category (YTD): 15%
  • Category: Large Value
  • Distribution/ Yield: 1.56%
  • Capital Gains: check fund details
  • Expense Ratio: 0.82%
  • Net Assets: $ 25.00 billion
  • Number of Years Up: 14 years
  • Number of Years Down: 3 years
  • Annual Turnover Rate: 106%
updated on May 2017

This TRVLX fund has total net assets of $12.73 billion. Mark S. Finn is the fund manager. He is Vice President of T. Rowe Price Group Inc.  This large value fund has 0.85% expense ratio. Its portfoliot turnover rate is 53% as of Sep 12, 2012. There is no management fee and no front-end sales load fee. The recent dividend was distributed in December 2011 (amount of $0.32).

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Ranked with 3-stars rating, this large value fund has YTD return of 12.64%. The best 1-year total return was occurred in 2009 with 37.15%. So far, it has only returned in 3 years of negative return. The lowest return was in 2008 with -39.76%. Based on the load adjusted returns, the fund’s performance is as below:
  • Year 2017: 5.62% (YTD)
  • Year 2016: 10.96%
  • Year 2015: -1.74%
  • Year 2014: 13.37%
  • Year 2013: 37.31%
Investors can buy this mutual fund with $2,500 initial funding for brokerage account. This fund is available for purchase through 93 brokerages. They are T. Rowe Price, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, E Trade Financial, Schwab Retail, Vanguard, Ameriprise Brokerage, Firstrade, etc.

As of August 2012, the top 10 holdings of this fund are AT&T, Chevron, General Electric, JP Morgan Chase, Johnson & Johnson, Lyondellbasell Industries, Merck & Co, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble and Thermo Fisher Scientific. The top 2 sector diversifications as of July 2012 are Financials (21.3%) and Health Care (18.3%).

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According to the fund prospectus, the principal investments risks are active management risk, risks of stock investing, investment style risk, small- and mid-cap stock risk, and foreign investing risk.

Disclosure: No Position

Note: This T. Rowe Price Value Fund (TRVLX) is part of Kiplinger's 25 best mutual funds.


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