T. Rowe Price Science & Technology Fund (PRSCX)
Ticker Symbol:
PRSCX
Fund Status:
Open to new Retail investors  /  Open to subsequent Retail investments
Fund Objective
Quick Stats
Fiscal Year End  December
Morningstar Category  Technology
Inception Date 09/30/1987
Tax ID 52-1533832
Investment Objective
The fund seeks long-term growth of capital.
Strategy
The fund will normally invest at least 80% of net assets in the common stocks of companies expected to benefit from the development, advancement, and use of science and/or technology. Companies in industries such as electronics, communications, e-commerce, information services, life sciences, media, environmental services, chemicals, synthetic materials, defense, and aerospace are likely to be in the portfolio.
Investor Profile
Individuals who seek an aggressive approach to capital growth and who can accept the risk of loss inherent in common stock investing. Appropriate for both regular and tax-deferred accounts, such as IRAs.
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We believe that rapid advances in science and technology offer substantial opportunities for superior long-term capital appreciation. As leading-edge products and services gain acceptance, the companies behind them often enjoy exceptional growth. This growth is often reflected in rising stock prices.

Since this fund is focused on the science and technology industries, it is less diversified and more volatile than stock funds investing in a broader range of industries. In addition, technology stocks historically have experienced unusually wide price swings, both up and down. The potential for wide variation in performance reflects the special risks common to companies in the rapidly changing field of technology.
*Funds are placed in general risk/return categories based on their past performance or, for newer funds, the performance of the types of securities in which they invest. There is no assurance past trends will continue.
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