Should You Buy The T Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Fund?

I received a reader question asking whether the T Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Fund is a good selection for those of you that don’t have self-directed 401(k) options.

Over the past year, the T Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Fund has gone up 22% while the S&P 500 has gone up 32%. I’m not sure why I’m including this statistic, because one year performance has more to do with luck rather than the evaluative skill of the manager.

Over the past three years, T Rowe Price Capital Appreciation (PRWCX) has gone up 13.16% while the S&P 500 has gone up 16.18%. Over the five year stretch, the S&P 500 is up 17.94% per year … Read the rest of this article!