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T. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of T. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund

    Last Trade: $8.78 on 6/22/2017, Change: +0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) ManagerFund Manager - Arif A. Husain

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 3.5 years
Similar Funds: RPIIX 
Fund Family: T. Rowe Price
Fund Category: World Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.62)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

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Fund Profile and Description

T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund seeks to provide high current income and capital appreciation. T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in bonds and 65% of assets in high-quality (AA or better) foreign bonds. It may invest up to 20% of assets in below investment-grade, high-risk bonds, including those in default or with the lowest rating. T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund may invest up to 20% of assets in dollar-denominated foreign bonds such as Brady and other emerging market bonds. It is non-diversified.

 

T. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund Strength What we like about T. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund

Data for T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) as of May 30, 2016

  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) management has been with T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund for 3.5 years
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 5.93% vs 1.90% World Bond category median performance)
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 60.00% vs World Bond average of 98.56%. It is good that T. Rowe Price International Bond management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has a lower expense ratio than its World Bond average: 0.83% vs 1.02%
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) Weakness What we are cautious about T. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund

Data for T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) as of May 30, 2016

  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -0.31% vs 0.54% World Bond category median performance)
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return -0.53% vs 1.21% World Bond category median performance)
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) is less safe compared to its World Bond peers
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -2.45 is worse than category average of -2.06, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.03
  • T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 6.44 that is higher than category average of 5.04
See T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
T. Rowe Price International Bond7.885.93-0.31-0.53
AB Global Bond A (ANAGX)3.823.382.843.52Compare
Consulting Group International F/I (TIFUX)4.173.713.414.42Compare
DFA Five-Year Global Fixed-Income I (DFGBX)2.222.212.042.52Compare

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Compare T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX)Compare with World Bond category ETFs

Some World Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares International Treasury Bond (IGOV)7.67%7.02%0.06%
iShares International Treasury Bond (BUNL)31.50%33.76%14.50%
iShares International Treasury Bond (JGBL)3.56%3.80%2.98%
iShares 1-3 Year International Trs Bd (ISHG)4.29%3.12%-4.04%
AdvisorShares Madrona Global Bond ETF (FWDB)3.94%2.02%2.18%

 

Graph of T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) Net Asset TrackingT. Rowe Price International Bond (RPIBX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of T. Rowe Price International Bond fund (RPIBX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$5.35B
03/2016$5.49B
02/2016$5.15B
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Track portfolio allocation change of T. Rowe Price International Bond fund (RPIBX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20163.09%0%91.09%5.78%
12/20153.65%0%92.59%3.71%
09/20152.79%0%92.99%4.14%
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Discover what T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Mexico Utd Mex St 5% [4.82%]
Italy(Rep Of) [3.66%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.7% [2.79%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.4% [2.72%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 4.25% [2.44%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.2% [2.41%]
Japan(Govt Of) 0.1% [2.08%]
Italy(Rep Of) 4.75% [1.82%]
Italy(Rep Of) 2% [1.73%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 3.5% [1.72%]

Dec 30, 2015
United Kingdom [3.11%]
Mexico Utd Mex St 5% [2.87%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 4.25% [2.43%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.4% [2.43%]
Italy(Rep Of) [2.37%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.2% [2.15%]
Japan(Govt Of) 0.1% [2.08%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.7% [1.9%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 3.5% [1.87%]
Japan(Govt Of) 0.02% [1.68%]

Sep 29, 2015
Japan(Govt Of) 1.4% [2.42%]
Japan(Govt Of) 0.1% [2.13%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.2% [2.02%]
Germany (Federal Republic Of) 2.5% [1.72%]
Japan(Govt Of) 0.02% [1.7%]
Japan(Govt Of) 1.7% [1.63%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 4.5% [1.55%]
United Kingdom (Government Of) 4.25% [1.46%]
United Mexican States 8% [1.37%]
United Mexican States 6.5% [1.34%]
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