T. Rowe Price Group (TROW - Free Report) announced preliminary assets under management (AUM) of $1.05 trillion for January 2018. Results reflect 5.7% rise from $991 billion as of Dec 31, 2017.
Client transfers from mutual funds to other portfolios of $3.7 billion were recorded in January 2018.
Month-end total sponsored U.S. mutual funds came in at $637 billion, up nearly 5% from the prior month. Of the total sponsored U.S. mutual funds, around 80% were from stock and blended assets while the remaining 20% came from bond and money market.
Total other investment portfolios were $410 billion, reflecting an increase of 6.5% from the previous month. Overall, stock and blended assets accounted for $315 billion or 76.8% of other investment portfolios while bond, money market and stable value came in at $95 billion or 23.2%.
T. Rowe Price recorded $244 billion in target date retirement portfolios, which was up 5.2% from $232 billion in the prior month.
T. Rowe Price’s organic growth remains impressive as can be seen from a continuous rise in revenues. Also, its planned strategic initiatives, including investment in technology and advisory services, bode well for the long term.
Shares of T. Rowe Price have gained 25.2% in the past six months, outperforming 7.7% rally of the industry it belongs to.
T. Rowe carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
Performance of Other Investment Managers
Franklin Resources (BEN - Free Report) declared preliminary AUM of $770.8 billion by its subsidiaries for January 2018, reflecting an increase of 2.3% from the prior month.
Invesco Ltd. (IVZ - Free Report) announced an increase in its preliminary month-end AUM for January 2018. The company’s AUM came in at $972.6 billion, a rise of 3.7% from $937.6 billion in the prior month.
Legg Mason's (LM - Free Report) preliminary AUM of $779.6 billion for January 2018 increased 1.6% sequentially.
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