T. Rowe Price Japan Fund

T. Rowe Price Japan Fund Premium Guru

Last Update: 10-16-2017

Number of Stocks: 84
Number of New Stocks: 6

Total Value: $636 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 11%

Countries: JPN
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T. Rowe Price Japan Fund' s Profile & Performance

Profile

T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX) was established on 12/30/1991. The net assets are $218.2 million and the turnover rate as of 10/31/2012 is 55.1%. The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital through investments in common stocks of companies located (or with primary operations) in Japan. Within this fund, the top three sectors are Automobiles and Transportation Equipment (15.2%), Electric Appliances and Precision Instruments (11.8%), and It & Services & Others (10.5%).

T. Rowe Price Japan Fund is managed by M. Campbell Gunn since 1/1/2003.

Web Page:http://www3.troweprice.com/fb2/fbkweb/snapshot.do?ticker=PRJPX

Investing Philosophy

“Security selection reflects a growth style. The fund relies on a global team of investment analysts dedicated to in-depth fundamental research in an effort to identify companies capable of achieving and sustaining above-average, long-term earnings growth. We seek to purchase stocks of such companies at reasonable prices in relation to present or anticipated earnings, cash flow, or book value.

In selecting investments, the fund generally favors companies with one or more of the following characteristics:

•leading or improving market position;

•attractive business niche;

•attractive or improving franchise or industry position;

•seasoned management;

•stable or improving earnings and/or cash flow; and

•sound or improving balance sheet”

Historical Allocation of Stock, Bonds, Cash

Total Holding History

Performance of T. Rowe Price Japan Fund

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
201611.211.96-0.8
201514.891.3813.5
2014-8.5213.69-22.2
3-Year Cumulative16.9 (5.3%/year)29 (8.9%/year)-12.1 (-3.6%/year)
201329.9632.39-2.4
201210.6916-5.3
5-Year Cumulative68.1 (10.9%/year)98.2 (14.7%/year)-30.1 (-3.8%/year)
2011-8.392.11-10.5
201014.2215.06-0.8
20090.8426.46-25.6
2008-31.42-375.6
2007-5.525.49-11.0
10-Year Cumulative14.9 (1.4%/year)95.7 (6.9%/year)-80.8 (-5.5%/year)
2006-5.6615.79-21.4
200540.044.9135.1
200416.8310.885.9
200344.1428.6815.5
2002-16.86-22.15.2
15-Year Cumulative112.6 (5.2%/year)164.2 (6.7%/year)-51.6 (-1.5%/year)
2001-32.25-11.89-20.4
2000-37.22-9.1-28.1
1999112.7121.0491.7
19989.1628.58-19.4
1997-22.0833.36-55.4
20-Year Cumulative63.6 (2.5%/year)339.2 (7.7%/year)-275.6 (-5.2%/year)
1996-10.9922.96-33.9
1995-3.1337.58-40.7
199415.091.3213.8
199320.6110.0810.5
1992-13.47.62-21.0
25-Year Cumulative69.6 (2.1%/year)791.8 (9.1%/year)-722.2 (-7%/year)

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