Equity Income Fund

Invests at least 80% in common stocks, with an emphasis on large-capitalization stocks that have a strong track record of paying dividends or that are believed to be undervalued. Broadly diversify sector exposure to minimize volatility.

By investing in common stocks, the fund is subject to declines in stock prices. The value approach carries the risk that the market may not realize a security's value for a long time, or that a stock judged to be undervalued is actually appropriately priced.

PRFDXCUSIP 779547108
Fund Story Prospectus

Morningstar (Category)

Morningstar
(Overall Rating)1

Large Value
  (1,094 funds)

Data as of 10/31/2019

Data as of 10/31/2019

Fund Manager Tenure2

Net Assets3
(USD)

4yrs
$20.1b

Data as of 10/31/2019

Data as of 10/31/2019

Price
(USD)

Daily Price Change

$32.85
$-0.10

Data as of 11/11/2019

Data as of 11/11/2019

Morningstar Ratings™ are based on risk-adjusted returns. Click on "Overall Rating" for the fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Ratings™.

John D.  Linehan
John D. Linehan, Portfolio Manager

John D. Linehan is the portfolio manager for the Equity Income Strategy and co-portfolio manager of the US Large-Cap Value Strategy. In addition, he is the chief investment officer of Equity and a member of the firm's U.S. Equity Steering and Equity Brokerage and Trading Control Committees. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

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Strategy

Investment Objective

The fund seeks a high level of dividend income and long-term capital growth primarily through investments in stocks.

Morningstar Equity Style

Large Value

Data as of 10/31/2019

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Morningstar Rating

Period Rating Funds In Category (Large Value)
Overall 1,094
3 Years 1,094
5 Years 947
10 Years 693

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for funds with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

Average Annual Total Returns (Investor Class)

1 YR
3.74%
Benchmark
4.00%
Value
-0.26% -0.61%

Data as of 09/30/2019

3 YR
10.20%
Benchmark
9.43%
Value
0.77% 0.23%
5 YR
7.42%
Benchmark
7.79%
Value
-0.37% -0.26%
10 YR
10.58%
Benchmark
11.46%
Value
-0.88% -1.09%

Expense Ratio

Gross
0.64%
Net
0.64%

Benchmark: Russell 1000 Value Index

Fund Inception: 10/31/1985

Current performance may be lower or higher than the quoted past performance, which cannot guarantee future results. Share price, principal value, and return will vary and you may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares. Average annual total return figures include changes in principal value, reinvested dividends, and capital gain distributions.

The gross expense ratio reflects the fund expenses as stated in the fee table of the fund's prospectus prior to the deduction of any waiver or reimbursement. The net expense ratio reflects fund expenses after the deduction of any waiver or reimbursement.  If a fund has an active contractual expense limitation, the expiration date is shown below the gross and net expense ratio values above.  Expense ratios are as of the most recent prospectus.

Current Year Performance (Investor Class)

Daily YTD
22.41%
Benchmark
21.92%
Value
0.49%

Data as of 11/11/2019

Monthly YTD
19.09%
Benchmark
19.46%
Value
-0.37%

Data as of 10/31/2019

One Month
0.63%
Benchmark
1.40%
Value
-0.77%
Three Months
1.59%
Benchmark
1.93%
Value
-0.34%

Benchmark: Russell 1000 Value Index

Fund Inception: 10/31/1985

Asset Allocation

Net Assets
(USD)
$20.1b
Largest US Stock 90.24% $18.1b
Other View complete Asset Allocation

Data as of 10/31/2019

Holdings

Total
Holdings
118
Largest Holding Wells Fargo 3.75% Was (06/30/2019) 3.45%
Other View complete Full Holdings
Top 10 Holdings 23.94% View the latest Top 10 Holdings
12-Month Portfolio Turnover N/A Data as of 10/31/2019

Data as of 09/30/2019

Largest Contributor

Wells Fargo
3.75%

Largest Detractor

Total
2.22%

Data as of 09/30/2019

Purchase

AbbVie (N)
0.51%
Was 0.00%

Sale

Microsoft
1.61%
Was 2.06%

Data as of 09/30/2019

Sectors

Total
Sectors
11
Largest Sector Financials 23.45% Was (09/30/2019) 22.96%
Other View complete Sector Diversification

Data as of 10/31/2019

Benchmark: Russell 1000 Value Index

Contributor

Industrials & Business Services
By 0.60%
Sector -0.06%
Selection 0.66%

Detractor

Consumer Discretionary
By -0.19%
Sector -0.07%
Selection -0.12%

Data as of 09/30/2019

Over

Industrials & Business Services
By 2.61%
Fund 12.22%
Benchmark 9.61%

Under

Consumer Discretionary
By -3.68%
Fund 2.32%
Benchmark 6.00%

Data as of 10/31/2019

Team (As of )

John D.  Linehan

John D. Linehan
Portfolio Manager

John D. Linehan is the portfolio manager for the Equity Income Strategy and co-portfolio manager of the US Large-Cap Value Strategy. In addition, he is the chief investment officer of Equity and a member of the firm's U.S. Equity Steering and Equity Brokerage and Trading Control Committees. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

  • Fund manager
    since 2015
  • Years at
    T. Rowe Price 21
  • Years investment
    experience 30
Caleb N. Fritz, CFA

Caleb N. Fritz, CFA
Portfolio Specialist

Caleb Fritz is a portfolio specialist in the U.S. Equity Division of T. Rowe Price. He acts as a proxy for equity portfolio managers with institutional clients, consultants, and prospects. Mr. Fritz supports T. Rowe Price's large-cap value strategies. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.

  • Years at
    T. Rowe Price 11
  • Years investment
    experience 19

For a complete list of the members of the fund's Investment Advisory Committee, please refer to the fund's prospectus.

How to Invest

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Share Class Min Initial Investment (USD) Min Subsequent Investment (USD) 12b-1 Fee Expense Ratio
Gross Net Limitation Type Limitation Expiration Date
Investor Class
Cusip 779547108
$2,500 $100 0.00% 0.64% 0.64% N/A N/A
Advisor Class
Cusip 779547207
$2,500 $100 0.25% 0.94% 0.94% N/A
N/A
R Class
Cusip 779547306
$2,500 $100 0.50% 1.22% 1.22% N/A
N/A
I Class
Cusip 779547405
$1,000,000* N/A 0.00% 0.54% 0.54% N/A
N/A

* Minimum initial investment $1,000,000. Minimum is generally waived for intermediaries, certain retirement plans, and certain institutional client accounts.

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