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T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. (PRDGX)
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Fund Info

ISINUS7795461000
CUSIP779546100
IssuerT. Rowe Price
Inception DateDec 30, 1992
CategoryLarge Cap Blend Equities, Dividend
Min. Investment$2,500
Home Pagewww.troweprice.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

PRDGX features an expense ratio of 0.62%, falling within the medium range.


Expense ratio chart for PRDGX: current value at 0.62% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.62%

Share Price Chart


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T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc., comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


1,000.00%1,100.00%1,200.00%1,300.00%1,400.00%1,500.00%1,600.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
1,593.88%
1,139.72%
PRDGX (T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. had a return of 12.92% year-to-date (YTD) and 18.82% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. had an annualized return of 12.01%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.97%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date12.92%17.16%
1 month2.55%2.10%
6 months14.29%17.92%
1 year18.82%22.68%
5 years (annualized)12.35%13.47%
10 years (annualized)12.01%10.97%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of PRDGX, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.82%4.41%2.69%-3.18%3.79%1.10%12.92%
20233.34%-2.72%1.43%2.03%-2.92%5.79%2.70%-2.10%-4.04%-1.36%7.86%3.65%13.68%
2022-4.98%-2.88%3.09%-5.50%0.21%-6.13%7.52%-3.33%-7.78%8.49%6.36%-4.01%-10.22%
2021-2.60%2.57%5.05%5.52%1.01%0.60%3.05%2.27%-4.55%6.62%-1.92%6.47%26.03%
20200.17%-8.11%-11.64%9.51%5.18%0.64%5.57%4.70%-2.22%-2.36%10.86%3.28%13.92%
20196.82%3.75%1.96%3.51%-3.39%6.10%1.28%0.12%1.04%0.73%3.19%2.62%31.02%
20184.75%-3.68%-1.62%0.26%0.93%1.17%3.86%2.35%0.84%-4.90%3.99%-8.15%-1.06%
20171.51%3.23%0.21%1.54%1.97%0.65%1.19%0.34%1.49%2.31%3.29%0.14%19.32%
2016-3.99%0.27%6.17%1.11%1.95%1.37%2.69%0.05%-0.48%-2.15%3.14%1.29%11.64%
2015-2.91%5.99%-1.10%-0.14%1.73%-1.97%1.96%-5.73%-2.01%7.76%0.76%-1.34%2.25%
2014-3.48%4.13%0.98%-0.44%2.60%1.75%-2.18%3.39%-1.04%2.81%3.34%0.08%12.26%
20135.28%1.41%3.49%1.76%1.69%-0.69%4.58%-3.09%3.65%4.02%2.72%2.29%30.36%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of PRDGX is 82, placing it in the top 18% of mutual funds on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of PRDGX is 8282
PRDGX (T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of PRDGX is 8484Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of PRDGX is 8383Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of PRDGX is 8181Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of PRDGX is 8686Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of PRDGX is 7676Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. (PRDGX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


PRDGX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for PRDGX, currently valued at 2.14, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.002.14
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for PRDGX, currently valued at 3.06, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.06
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for PRDGX, currently valued at 1.38, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.38
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for PRDGX, currently valued at 1.85, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.0020.001.85
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for PRDGX, currently valued at 6.97, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.006.97
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.10, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.002.10
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.94, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.002.94
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.37, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.37
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.66, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.0020.001.66
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 7.83, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.007.83

Sharpe Ratio

The current T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. Sharpe ratio is 2.14. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.001.502.002.503.00FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
2.14
2.10
PRDGX (T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. granted a 2.46% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.96 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$1.96$1.97$2.44$1.48$0.62$0.95$1.52$0.95$1.14$2.60$1.60$0.63

Dividend yield

2.46%2.78%3.81%2.00%1.03%1.78%3.67%2.19%3.07%7.57%4.43%1.87%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.38
2023$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.00$0.00$0.21$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.00$1.38$1.97
2022$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.00$0.00$1.95$2.44
2021$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$1.05$1.48
2020$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.62
2019$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.48$0.95
2018$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.27$0.00$0.00$0.98$1.52
2017$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.58$0.95
2016$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.81$1.14
2015$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$2.13$2.60
2014$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$1.27$1.60
2013$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.63

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
-0.72%
-1.39%
PRDGX (T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. was 49.79%, occurring on Mar 9, 2009. Recovery took 588 trading sessions.

The current T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. drawdown is 0.72%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-49.79%Jul 16, 2007415Mar 9, 2009588Jul 7, 20111003
-33.18%Feb 18, 202025Mar 23, 2020111Aug 28, 2020136
-32%Jul 19, 1999812Oct 9, 2002500Oct 6, 20041312
-19.31%Dec 30, 2021198Oct 12, 2022294Dec 13, 2023492
-17.68%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 201185Feb 3, 2012146

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc. volatility is 2.13%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


1.50%2.00%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
2.13%
2.59%
PRDGX (T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)