The US Mid-Cap Value Equity Composite seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investment in mid-cap companies that appear to be undervalued.
- Utilize a bottom-up approach to identify mid-cap companies that are inefficiently priced.
- Focus on companies with established franchises, strong market position, seasoned management team, healthy financial position, room for improved financial performance, and hidden assets.
- Leverage T. Rowe Price’s proprietary fundamental research to evaluate investment risks and opportunities.
- Determine valuation – both on an absolute basis and relative to peers and company history.
- Ensure that each investment’s potential rewards outweigh risks.
- Employ a patient, long-term approach to fully exploit valuation anomalies.
- Typically 110-160 stock portfolio
- Individual position sizes typically range from 0.30% to 2.00%
- Sector weights typically vary from 0.33X to 2.5X for primary value sectors relative to Russell Midcap Value Index
|1 YR||3 YR
|Composite Gross %||-0.85%||1.64%||7.76%||9.97%|
|Composite Net %||-1.45%||1.03%||7.11%||9.31%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||6.45%||0.82%||1.38%||0.26%|
|3 MonthsData as of 30-Sep-2020||Year to DateData as of 30-Sep-2020|
|Composite Gross %||4.82%||-8.22%|
|Composite Net %||4.67%||-8.64%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||-1.58%||4.62%|
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Returns for time periods greater than one year are annualised.
Gross performance returns are presented before management and all other fees, where applicable, but after trading expenses. Net of fees performance reflects the deduction of the highest applicable management fee that would be charged based on the fee schedule contained within this material, without the benefit of breakpoints. Gross and net performance returns reflect the reinvestment of dividends and are net of all non-reclaimable withholding taxes on dividends, interest income, and capital gains.
Real EstateNet Contribution 0.80%
Consumer DiscretionaryNet Contribution -1.72%
David J. Wallack is the lead portfolio manager for the US Mid-Cap Value Equity Strategy in the U.S. Equity Division. He is chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee of the US Mid-Cap Value Equity Strategy and an Investment Advisory Committee member of the Global Natural Resources Equity and International Value Equity Strategies. David also is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price International Funds.
David’s investment experience began in 1989, and has been with T. Rowe Price since 1990, beginning as a research analyst covering energy, natural resources, and utilities in the U.S. Equity Division. He was appointed to the Portfolio Management team for the Global Natural Resources Equity Strategy in 1996 before assuming his current role in 2001. Prior to T. Rowe Price, David was employed by Citibank in the Private Banking Group. He also was responsible for fundraising and project management at the J Paul Getty Trust and at Harvard University.
David earned a B.A. in history from Connecticut College and an M.B.A. in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University, Graduate School of Industrial Administration. He also was named "Domestic Fund Manager of the Year" for 2016 by Morningstar.
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Michele Ward is a portfolio specialist in the U.S. Equity Division. She acts as a proxy for equity portfolio managers with institutional clients, consultants, and prospects and supports the U.S. small- and mid-cap equity strategies and the Global Real Estate Equity and US Real Estate Equity Strategies. She also is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Michele’s investment experience began in 1983, and she has been with T. Rowe Price since 2014, beginning in the U.S. Equity Division. Prior to this, Michele was employed by Hewitt EnnisKnupp as an associate partner, where she advised and educated plan sponsor investment committees on investment policy, plan structure, and regulatory and fiduciary issues.
Michele earned a B.A., magna cum laude, in political science from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management. She also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
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