The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and growth of income; with current income a secondary objective.
The fund diversifies its assets widely among a set of T. Rowe Price domestic and international equity mutual funds representing specific market segments and a money market fund. By maintaining broad exposure, the fund attempts to reduce the impact of markets that are declining and to benefit from good performance in particular market segments over time.
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The fund offers a professionally managed allocation of assets among a broad range of underlying funds that invest in domestic and foreign stocks, small- and large-cap stocks, and growth and value stocks. Because it invests in a variety of underlying funds, the fund's performance could benefit from diversification.
The fund's share price can fall because of weakness in the broad market, a particular industry, or specific holdings. In addition, underlying funds that invest in smaller or foreign companies may experience greater price swings than those holding stocks of larger or U.S. companies.
**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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