Profile: TRowe Price Small Cap Stk Fd (S97)
Profile Issued 03/14
Asset Class and Fund Objective:
Specialty broad U.S. stock fund, focusing on small capitalization stocks
Index or Active Strategy:
Active fund that attempts to beat the total return of the Russell 2000 Index
Fees and Fund Expenses
The fund does not have sales charges on purchases or dividend reinvestments, deferred
sales charges, redemption fees or exchange fees. Excessive trading restrictions may apply
— see Detailed Fund Operations.
Fund Operating Expenses (deducted from your account as a percent of assets)
T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Stock Fund
Range of Fees in US Stock Funds
Range of Fees for Balanced Funds
Annual Fees in Percent of Assets
0.00% - 0.90%
0.00% - 0.00%
For a $10,000 Account You Would Pay
First Year Fee
$0 - $9
$0 - $1
Total Fees over 30 Years in Today's Dollars
$6 - $320
$13 - $17
Fees represent the most current information available and are subject to change without prior notice.
Fees are net of any contractual reimbursements to you. Fees and expenses are only one of several factors
that should be considered when making investment decisions.
Principal Investment Strategies and Risks of Investing in the Fund
The fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing at least 65% of total assets in
stocks and equity-related securities of small companies. The fund defines a small company
as having market capitalization that falls within the range of companies in the Russell 2000
Index. Stock selection may reflect either a growth or value investment approach. The fund
believes that a broadly-diversified mix of small-cap growth and value stocks offers the
opportunity to achieve both the higher returns associated with the growth sector and the
reduced volatility associated with the value sector.
The fund's total return will fluctuate over a wide range, consistent with its reliance
on investing in stocks. Investors in the fund should have a long-term investment horizon.
The fund is not a complete investment program and returns may lag the returns of a balanced
portfolio with comparable risk. The fund's emphasis on small-cap stocks may cause it to lag
the returns of the broad U.S. stock market. The fund's strategy for outperforming its benchmark
may cause it to lag the benchmark as the strategy relies on predictions and incurring trading
costs through security turnover. Your investment in the fund is not a bank deposit and is not
insured or guaranteed by the F.D.I.C. or any other government entity. It is possible to lose
money investing in the fund and returns may not keep pace with inflation.
Asset Allocation as of
Sector Exposure as of
Regional Exposure as of
Pacific Rim and other
Other Portfolio Measures as of
Percent in Top 10 Holdings
Number of Fund Holdings
Average Price Earnings Ratio
Data gathered from various third-party sources. Selector allocations are approximate and will vary over time.
Average Annual Returns and Risk for Periods Ending June 30, 2012
Russell 2000 Index
Average Annual Risk (Standard Deviation)
Russell 2000 Index *
FRS Select Moderate Balanced Fund
Prior to July 2002, actual historical performance data has been adjusted for fees
and/or designs for multiple manager funds that are specific to the FRS.
Other Historical Risk Measures: 5 Year Period Ending June 30, 2012
T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Stock Fund
Range of Measure in US Stock Funds
Range of Measure for Balanced Funds
Beta vs. Benchmark *
93.92% - 104.95%
96.69% - 99.51%
Tracking Error vs. Benchmark *
0.09% - 6.89%
0.40% - 0.86%
Highest Quarterly Return
14.88% - 24.26%
4.58% - 13.65%
Lowest Quarterly Return
-25.63% - -20.67%
-17.17% - -3.73%
0 - 2
0 - 1
Prior to July 2002, actual historical performance data has been adjusted for fees and/or
designs for multiple manager funds that are specific to the FRS. Beta is the average percent
change in the fund's return if there is a 1% change in the benchmark's return. Tracking Error
is the standard deviation of the statistically unexplained difference between the fund's return
and the benchmark return. Performance alarms are a statistical measure of underperformance
relative to the benchmark. Multiple alarms may imply a higher risk of future underperformance.
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Fund Management and Marketing
T Rowe Price
See Detailed Fund Operations
Before You Choose a Fund in the FRS Investment Plan
Keep in mind that past performance does not guarantee future results. So before choosing, get objective,
professional guidance on what specific funds would best fit your needs and the level of risk involved. Call the MyFRS Financial
Guidance Line at 1-866-446-9377, Option 2 (TRS 711), or visit MyFRS.com for free guidance and additional information on this
investment fund, including Financial Engines' Fund Score Card and
Detailed Fund Operations. These reports discuss the investment strategies and other factors that
may significantly affect the fund's performance. You can also make daily account transfers or withdrawals through these phone and online
resources, unless the fund has transfer restrictions.
This profile is intended for use in connection with the FRS Investment Plan, pursuant to Florida law, and is not intended for use by other investors.
Sections 121.4501(8)(b)4. and 121.4501(15)(b), Florida Statutes, incorporates the federal law concept of participant control, established
by regulations of the U.S. Department of Labor under section 404(c) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. If you exercise
control over the assets in your Investment Plan account, pursuant to section 404(c) regulations and all applicable laws governing the
operation of the Investment Plan, no program fiduciary shall be liable for any loss to your account which results from your exercise of control.