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  • T. Rowe Price Balanced Fund (RPBAX)
    Ticker Symbol:
    RPBAX
    Fund Status:
    Open to new Retail investors  /  Open to subsequent Retail investments
    Fund Performance
    Quick Stats
    Current NAV as of 10/21/2014 $23.57
    NAV Change $0.30
    Net Assets as of 09/30/2014 $4,123.90 Million
    Daily YTD Return as of 10/21/2014 3.14%
    Three Month Return as of 09/30/2014 -1.08%
    Expense Ratio as of 12/31/2013 0.68%
    Historical Prices
    Select Range: 1Yr | 3 Yrs | 5 Yrs | 10 Yrs Since Inception
    Monthly High   $24.41   09/03/2014
    Monthly Low   $23.80   09/30/2014
    Month End   $23.80   09/30/2014
    YTD High   $24.41   09/03/2014
    YTD Low   $22.55   02/03/2014
    2013 Year High $23.92 11/29/2013
    2013 Year Low $20.64 01/01/2013
    2012 Year High $21.30 09/14/2012
    2012 Year Low $18.94 01/01/2012
    2011 Year High $20.55 04/29/2011
    2011 Year Low $17.56 10/03/2011
    Average Annual Total Returns and Benchmarks
    as of 09/30/2014
    Distribution Schedule
    Dividends Quarterly
    Capital Gains Annual
    Distribution History
    Dividends
    Date

    Per Share Amount

    Reinvestment Price
    12-13-2013 $0.11 $22.58
    03-28-2014 $0.14 $23.20
    06-27-2014 $0.15 $24.10
    09-29-2014 $0.09 $23.91
    Distribution amounts are rounded to the nearest cent. Shareholders should refer to their statements for exact distribution amounts.
    Capital Gains

    Date
    Short-Term
    Per Share
    Amount
    Long-Term
    Per Share
    Amount

    Reinvestment
    Price
    12-14-2011 $0.00 $0.11 $18.62
    12-14-2012 $0.02 $0.44 $20.47
    12-13-2013 $0.07 $0.85 $22.58
    Performance Comparison
    as of 09/30/2014
    This chart shows the value of a hypothetical $10,000 investment in the fund over the past 10 years or since its inception (for funds lacking 10-year records). The result is compared with benchmarks, which may include a broad-based market index and a peer group average or index. Market indexes do not include expenses, which are deducted from fund returns as well as mutual fund averages and indexes.
    Average Annual Total Returns1
      Month End
    9/30/14
    Quarter End
    9/30/14
    1 Year 10.81% 10.81%
    3 Years 14.86% 14.86%
    5 Years 10.78% 10.78%
    10 Years 7.35% 7.35%
    Since Inception 9.68% 9.68%
    Inception Date December 31, 1939
    Current performance may be lower or higher than the quoted past performance, which cannot guarantee future results. Share price, principal value, and return will vary and you may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares.
    Total return information before August 31, 1992 reflects performance by managers other than T. Rowe Price.
    Calendar Year Total Returns
    2004 10.32%
    2005 5.52%
    2006 13.73%
    2007 7.18%
    2008 -28.43%
    2009 28.28%
    2010 12.51%
    2011 0.90%
    2012 13.95%
    2013 19.25%
    Share Splits
    as of 09/30/2014
    Split Type N/A
    Effective Date N/A
    Pre-Split NAV N/A
    Post-Split NAV N/A
    1 Average annual total return figures include changes in principal value, reinvested dividends, and capital gain distributions. For funds less than one year old, the Since Inception return figure is not annualized and represents an aggregate total return.
    See Glossary for additional details on all data elements.