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Principal Growth Fund (G)

PLAN: Regular OPTIONS: Growth
116.870 1.37 (1.19%)

NAV as on 23 Mar, 2017

CRISIL MF RANK

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ranking by CRISIL

Average performance in the category

The scheme is ranked 3 in Diversified Equity category by Crisil (for quarter ended Dec 2016) rank unchanged from last quarter. If you are already invested in this scheme, you may consider switching to a better performing scheme.

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Close Principal Retail Equity Savings Fund has been merged with Principal Growth Fund w.e.f. February 28, 2014. Principal Services Industries Fund has been merged with Principal Growth Fund w.e.f. August 10, 2012.
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Returns (NAV as on 23 Mar, 2017)

Period Returns (%) Rank #
1 mth 3.0 60
3 mth 17.1 32
6 mth 4.7 119
1 year 31.3 46
2 year 11.4 54
3 year 22.3 68
5 year 19.8 14

# Moneycontrol Rank within Diversified Equity Schemes.

Absolute Returns (in %)

Year Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Annual
2016 -7.1 9.6 9.8 -8.5 5.7
2015 1.4 -0.6 -4.5 4.2 2.5
2014 6.0 25.2 4.1 6.7 48.9
2013 -9.5 0.5 -1.5 16.2 7.2
2012 20.5 -1.0 10.1 8.8 45.7

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* Returns over 1 year are Annualised

* Calculation Remark - Dividends are reinvested at the rate of return

Performance

Fund returns v/s Category average (Diversified Equity)

* Returns over 1 year are Annualised
  1 mth (%) 3 mth (%) 6 mth (%) 1 yr (%) 2 yr (%) 3 yr (%) 5yr (%)
Fund Returns 3.0 17.1 4.7 31.3 11.4 22.3 19.8
Category avg 0.9 11.3 2.6 20.1 5.9 13.2 9.0
Difference of Fund returns and Category returns 2.1 5.8 2.1 11.2 5.5 9.1 10.8
Best of category 7.5 25.3 18.9 42.7 25.4 80.4 27.0
Worst of category -8.8 -7.7 -18.5 -19.0 -7.5 -1.7 1.4
Benchmark returns # 1.8 15.1 3.8 21.6 5.4 14.7 12.9
Difference of Fund returns and Benchmark returns 1.2 2.0 0.9 9.7 6.0 7.6 6.9
Principal Growth Fund (G) Review by Crisil - Rating: 3 (Rank 3 out of 5)
# Benchmark Index: S&P BSE 200

Investment Info

Investment Objective

To achieve long-term capital appreciation.

Scheme details

Fund Type Open-Ended
Investment Plan Growth
Launch date Oct 25, 2000
Benchmark S&P BSE 200
Asset Size (Rs cr) 395.82 (Dec-31-2016)
Minimum Investment Rs.5000
Last Dividend N.A. View Dividend History
Bonus N.A.
Fund Manager P. V. K. Mohan
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Notes Principal Retail Equity Savings Fund has been merged with Principal Growth Fund w.e.f. February 28, 2014. Principal Services Industries Fund has been merged with Principal Growth Fund w.e.f. August 10, 2012.

Load Details

Entry Load N.A
Exit Load 1.00%
Load Comments Exit Load 1% if redeemed within 365 days from the date of allotment.

Contact Details

Regd. Office Principal Mutual Fund, Exchange Plaza, 'B' Wing, 2nd Floor, NSE Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai, 400 051
Tel. No. 022 - 2202 1111
Fax No. 91 22 2204 4990
Email customer@principalindia.com
Website http://www.principalindia.com/

Peer Comparison

Diversified Equity Crisil Rank Assets (Rs.cr)
3mth (%) 6mth (%) 1yr (%) 3yr (%) 5yr (%)
ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund (G) Rank 2
12,934.99 11.6 2.6 20.5 26.1 22.1
HDFC Equity Fund - Direct (G) Rank 4
3,289.85 13.5 5.0 29.2 19.8 --
Franklin (I) Prima Plus -Direct (G) Rank 3
1,432.63 15.1 4.9 21.1 23.9 --
ICICI Pru Value Discovery - DP (G) Rank 2
1,799.92 11.9 3.3 22.0 27.5 --
Franklin India Prima Plus (G) Rank 3
7,912.19 14.8 4.3 19.7 22.7 18.7
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Portfolio

Top Holdings (Feb 28, 17)

Equity Sector Value
(Rs cr)
Asset %
HDFC Bank Banking/Finance 19.79 4.63
ICICI Bank Banking/Finance 19.56 4.58
Infosys Technology 17.18 4.02
ITC Tobacco 16.43 3.84
SBI Banking/Finance 14.64 3.42
Tata Motors Automotive 14.55 3.40
Reliance Oil & Gas 12.83 3.00
India Cements Cement 12.40 2.90
Dewan Housing Banking/Finance 10.35 2.42
Larsen Engineering 10.06 2.35

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Sector Allocation (Feb 28, 17)

Sector %

1-Year

HighLow

Banking/Finance 26.79 22.63 21.40
Cement 7.95 8.22 8.22
Automotive 7.41 9.60 9.25
Technology 6.72 10.52 8.62
Engineering 6.33 6.15 3.86
Pharmaceuticals 5.77 6.43 5.25

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Asset Allocation (%)(Feb 28, 17)

Equity 95.80
Others 0.04
Debt 0.00
Mutual Funds N.A
Money Market 0.00
Cash / Call 4.16

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Concentration

Holdings (%)
Top 5 20.49
Top 10 34.56
Sector (%)
Top 3 42.15

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