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Principal Growth Fund (G) SET SMS ALERT

68.780
0.21 (0.31%)
NAV as on Apr-23-2014

Fund Family PRINCIPAL Mutual Fund

Fund Class Diversified Equity

ranking by CRISIL

Good performance in the category

The scheme is ranked 2 in Diversified Equity category by Crisil. If you are already invested in this scheme, you may continue to stay invested. But, do keep a check on its performance.

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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 Apr-23-2014)

Period Returns (%) Rank #
1 mth 6.7 40
3 mth 12.2 56
6 mth 19.4 38
1 year 25.8 27
2 year 20.1 7
3 year 9.4 12
5 year 16.3 47

# Moneycontrol Rank within 166 Diversified Equity Schemes.

Absolute Returns (in %)

Year Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Annual
2014 6.0 - - - -
2013 -9.5 0.5 -1.5 16.2 7.2
2012 20.5 -1.0 10.1 8.8 45.7
2011 -10.5 -3.5 -11.9 -8.3 -31.3
2010 0.4 1.6 10.3 -1.2 13.2
2009 - 39.4 18.5 4.4 75.6

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* Returns over 1 year are Annualised

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 6.7 12.2 19.4 25.8 20.1 9.4 16.3
Category avg 5.1 10.4 15.1 17.9 7.0 3.0 7.6
Difference of Fund returns and Category returns 1.6 1.8 4.3 7.9 13.1 6.4 8.7
Best of category 10.2 21.3 25.2 53.4 33.6 17.3 27.0
Worst of category 1.5 2.6 7.3 -1.4 -2.2 -7.3 -2.6
Benchmark returns # 5.7 8.3 11.2 16.3 13.5 4.2 16.3
Difference of Fund returns and Benchmark returns 1.0 3.9 8.2 9.5 6.6 5.2 0.0
Principal Growth Fund (G) Review by Crisil - Rating: 4 (Rank 2 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) 241.80 (Dec-31-2013)
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 2.00%
Load Comments Exit Load 2% if redeemed within 30 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 (%)
HDFC Equity Fund (G) Rank 4
9,590.31 17.1 24.8 23.2 6.3 22.3
Reliance Equity Oppor - RP (G) Rank 2
4,848.01 11.3 24.2 19.6 11.5 27.0
Reliance Growth Fund - RP (G) Rank 4
4,159.56 10.2 17.7 18.8 4.0 17.1
ICICI Pru Dynamic Plan (G) Rank 1
3,523.72 9.9 17.1 31.5 10.0 20.9
Reliance Vision Fund - RP (G) Rank 5
2,424.82 15.0 22.5 16.6 3.0 14.6
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Portfolio

Top Holdings (Feb 28, 14)

Equity Sector Value
(Rs cr)
Asset %
ICICI Bank Banking/Finance 12.52 5.14
ITC Tobacco 12.30 5.05
Infosys Technology 10.74 4.41
HCL Tech Technology 9.67 3.97
Apollo Tyres Automotive 8.63 3.54
Tata Motors Automotive 8.33 3.42
Reliance Oil & Gas 8.34 3.42
Escorts Automotive 7.71 3.16
Aurobindo Pharm Pharmaceuticals 7.70 3.16
Motherson Sumi Automotive 7.22 2.96

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Sector Allocation (Feb 28, 14)

Sector %

1-Year

HighLow

Technology 17.27 17.27 8.26
Banking/Finance 17.00 26.47 17.00
Automotive 15.54 15.54 9.41
Pharmaceuticals 6.60 8.55 5.76
Oil & Gas 6.59 10.45 6.59
Manufacturing 6.59 6.90 3.84

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Asset Allocation (%)(Feb 28, 14)

Equity 95.84
Others 0.00
Debt 0.03
Mutual Funds N.A
Money Market 0.00
Cash / Call 4.13

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Concentration

Holdings (%)
Top 5 22.11
Top 10 38.23
Sector (%)
Top 3 49.81

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