The US Large-Cap Growth Equity Composite seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in common stocks of large-cap growth companies based in the U.S.
- Scrutinize both company- and industry-level fundamentals to identify companies with characteristics that support sustainable double-digit earnings growth.
- Focus on high-quality earnings, strong free cash flow growth, shareholder-oriented management, and rational competitive environments.
- Exploit differences between secular and cyclical trends.
- Limit portfolio holdings to the most attractive growth opportunities across industries.
- Typically 60-75 stock portfolio
- Individual position sizes typically range +/- 1.00% to 4.00% relative to Russell 1000 Growth Index
- Sector weights will vary from 0.5X to 3.0X for primary sectors relative to Russell 1000 Growth Index
|1 YR||3 YR
|Composite Gross %||-2.79%||13.54%||11.95%||14.52%|
|Composite Net %||-3.27%||12.98%||11.39%||13.95%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||-3.70%||2.22%||1.59%||1.55%|
|3 MonthsData as of 31-Mar-2020||Year to DateData as of 31-Mar-2020|
|Composite Gross %||-13.65%||-13.65%|
|Composite Net %||-13.76%||-13.76%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||0.45%||0.45%|
Returns for time periods greater than one year are annualised.
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
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.
Information TechnologyNet Contribution 0.50%
Industrials & Business ServicesNet Contribution -0.60%
Taymour Tamaddon is the portfolio manager of the US Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy in the U.S. Equity Division. He is a vice president and member of the Investment Advisory Committees for the Health Sciences Equity, Global Growth Equity, US Multi-Cap Growth Equity, US Growth Stock, US Large-Cap Core Growth Equity, and US Capital Appreciation Strategies. He also is a vice president of the T. Rowe Price Institutional International Funds, Inc., and the T. Rowe Price International Funds, Inc. Taymour is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Taymour’s investment experience began in 2003, and he has been with T. Rowe Price since 2004, beginning in the U.S. Equity Division. He also served as a summer intern with the firm in 2003. Prior to T. Rowe Price, Taymour was employed by Amazon.com in the areas of finance and merchandising. He also was a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, specializing in the energy industry.
Taymour earned a B.S., cum laude, in applied physics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business, where he was an Edward Tuck Scholar with high distinction. Taymour also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
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- Portfolio manager2016
- Years at16
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- Years investment17
Larry J. Puglia is a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Division of T. Rowe Price. He is president of the Investment Advisory Committee of the US Large-Cap Core Growth Equity Strategy. He has been managing the US Large-Cap Core Growth Equity Strategy since 1993 and has had lead responsibility for all institutional accounts and other investment products within the strategy since 1997. Mr. Puglia is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Mr. Puglia has 30 years of investment experience, 29 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. He joined the firm in 1990 as an investment analyst specializing in financial services stocks. His coverage included banking, consumer finance, brokerage, investment management, and diversified financial companies. Mr. Puglia also served as an investment analyst covering the pharmaceutical industry. He began his career at Peat Marwick Main & Co. in 1982, ultimately serving as a senior manager.
Mr. Puglia earned a B.B.A., summa cum laude, in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, where he was named a Shermet Scholar. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a certified public accountant.
- Years at29
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- Years investment30
Joe Fath is the portfolio manager for the U.S. Growth Stock Equity Strategy, including the Growth Stock Fund, in which he is chairman of the investment advisory committee. He is a vice president and member of the investment advisory committee of the U.S. Quantitative US, U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity, U.S. Communications and Technology and U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategies. He is vice president of T. Rowe Price Group.
Joe’s investment experience began in 2000 and he has been with T. Rowe Price since 2002, beginning in the U.S. Equity Division after serving as a summer intern in 2001. Prior to this, Joe was the chief financial officer and co-founder of Broadform, Inc., a start-up educational software company. In addition, he worked as director of operations and analysis for Players International, a multi-jurisdictional gaming operator in the United States. Joe was also employed by Coopers & Lybrand as a senior associate in the Business Assurance and Financial Advisory Services Group.
Joe earned a B.S., with honors, in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also earned an M.B. A., with honors, in finance and entrepreneurial management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
- Years at17
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- Years investment19
Ron Taylor is a portfolio specialist in the Equity Division of T. Rowe Price. He is a member of the US Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy team working closely with institutional clients, consultants, and prospects. Mr. Taylor is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Mr. Taylor has 31 years of investment experience, 16 of which have been at T. Rowe Price. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, he was employed by Zurich Scudder Investments as an equity product specialist and later as the director of Institutional Client Service. Mr. Taylor also previously worked for Chancellor Capital Management as an equity product specialist and at Putnam Investments as an equity analyst and later in new business development and client service. He began his career as a high yield bond analyst at Columbia Savings & Loan.
Mr. Taylor earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
- Years at16
T. Rowe Price
- Years investment31
Craig Watson is a portfolio specialist in the Equity Division of T. Rowe Price. He is a member of the U.S. Large-Cap Growth team working closely with institutional clients, consultants, and prospects. Mr. Watson is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Mr. Watson has 24 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, he was senior vice president of global equity sales for HSBC Securities. Mr. Watson also was employed by UBS as director of institutional equity sales.
Mr. Watson earned a B.S., magna cum laude, in accounting from Hampton University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He also has earned the certified public accountant accreditation.
- Years at12
T. Rowe Price
- Years investment24