T. Rowe Price Government Money Fund (PRRXX)
Ticker Symbol:
PRRXX
Fund Status:
Open to new Retail investors  /  Open to subsequent Retail investments
Formerly T. Rowe Price Prime Reserve Fund
Fund Objective
Quick Stats
Fiscal Year End  May
Inception Date 01/26/1976
Tax ID 52-1040467
Investment Objective
The fund's goals are preservation of capital, liquidity, and, consistent with these, the highest possible current income.
Strategy
The fund invests in high-quality, short-term securities with maturities of 13 months or less.
Risk/Reward Potential**
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The fund offers a relatively secure, liquid investment for money you may need for occasional or unexpected expenses and for money awaiting investment in longer-term bond or stock funds. In addition to preserving capital, the fund seeks to provide the highest possible income available from low-risk, short-term securities.

You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Fund's sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.
**This chart displays relative risk of each U.S. mutual fund listed using standard deviation of returns. Those values are provided in the bars at the top of the chart.

Methodology: We evaluate the standard deviation and its resulting placement within a specific risk/return category on an annual basis. A fund is generally placed in a risk/return category based on the 10-year standard deviation of its performance. If a fund is less than 10 years old, the actual fund performance history is supplemented with the primary prospectus benchmark history to obtain a full 10-year history, or longest time period available up to 10 years. For an Asset Allocation fund with less than 10 years of performance history, sub-strategy returns are used. When a sub-strategy is less than 10 years old, the actual sub-strategy performance history is supplemented with benchmark history to obtain a full 10-year history, or longest time period available up to 10 years.

Risk return categories overlap; a fund with a standard deviation in the overlap between two categories, denoted by a plus (+), is placed so that its risk categorization is better aligned with anticipated return characteristics an investor may experience going forward at the discretion of T Rowe Price.

When a fund has a cash-like benchmark, denoted by a double plus (++), its standard deviation is estimated using only available fund returns. If the fund is less than 10 years old, benchmark returns are not used to obtain a full 10-year history because they would artificially suppress the volatility estimate.

All investments are subject to market risk, including the possible loss of principal. Standard deviation of returns, a measure of price volatility, is one measure of risk. Please consult the funds' prospectuses for a more complete discussion of the funds' risks.
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