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T. Rowe Price QM U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity

Expense Ratio: 0.81%T.

Symbol: PRDSXExpense Ratio: 0.81%

T. Rowe Price Diversified Sm Cap Growth invests in profitable, growing small firms with reasonably priced stocks.

The QM stands for quantitative management, which means that computer models guide the stock picking. The strategy pinpoints small, growing companies that have consistent earnings, strong balance sheets and shares that trade at favorable prices in relation to cash flow. The portfolio tends to hold up well during market dips.

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