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Principal Government Securities Fund (QD)

PLAN: Regular OPTIONS: Quarterly Dividend
12.181 0 (0.04%)

NAV as on 27 Apr, 2017

CRISIL MF RANK

Not Ranked

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  • Principal at moderate risk.
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ranking by CRISIL

Not Ranked

This scheme is not ranked by CRISIL (for quarter ended Dec 2016) since it does not fulfill certain eligibility criteria of CRISIL

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Close Principal Government Securities Fund - Investment Plan has been renamed as Principal Government Securities Fund w.e.f. 23-09-2010.
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Returns (NAV as on 27 Apr, 2017)

Period Returns (%) Rank #
1 mth -0.2 62
3 mth -0.6 38
6 mth 2.1 60
1 year 10.9 47
2 year 9.0 53
3 year 11.2 56
5 year 9.2 27

# Moneycontrol Rank within 95 Gilt Long Term Schemes.

Absolute Returns (in %)

Year Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Annual
2016 1.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.6 1.8
2015 - -1.1 2.1 -1.3 0.1
2014 2.1 2.6 -0.2 0.6 5.6
2013 0.6 2.6 -5.9 0.7 -2.0
2012 0.6 2.7 0.1 1.0 3.8

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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 (Gilt Long Term)

* Returns over 1 year are Annualised
  1 mth (%) 3 mth (%) 6 mth (%) 1 yr (%) 2 yr (%) 3 yr (%) 5yr (%)
Fund Returns -0.2 -0.6 2.1 10.9 9.0 11.2 9.2
Category avg -- -0.6 2.8 10.7 8.8 10.1 7.8
Difference of Fund returns and Category returns -0.2 0.0 -0.7 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.4
Best of category 3.0 5.7 9.4 16.3 14.4 14.1 12.0
Worst of category -0.8 -2.8 0.3 4.2 6.7 3.6 4.9

Investment Info

Investment Objective

To generate return through investment in sovereign securities and thus provide capital gains and income distribution to its Unitholders.

Scheme details

Fund Type Open-Ended
Investment Plan Dividend
Launch date Aug 23, 2001
Benchmark I-Sec Li- BEX
Asset Size (Rs cr) 8.20 (Mar-31-2017)
Minimum Investment Rs.5000
Last Dividend Rs.0.23 (Dec-23-2016)
Bonus N.A.
Fund Manager Bekxy Kuriakose
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Notes Principal Government Securities Fund - Investment Plan has been renamed as Principal Government Securities Fund w.e.f. 23-09-2010.

Load Details

Entry Load N.A
Exit Load 0.00%
Load Comments N.A.

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

Gilt Long Term Crisil Rank Assets (Rs.cr)
3mth (%) 6mth (%) 1yr (%) 3yr (%) 5yr (%)
SBI Magnum Gilt LTP-PF 2Yr (G) Rank 1
4.13 3.1 3.9 7.3 8.7 10.2
SBI Magnum Gilt LTP-PF 1Yr (G) Rank 1
0.82 5.7 9.4 12.0 12.6 11.1
HDFC Gilt Fund- LTP (G) Rank 3
1,440.90 -1.9 0.3 10.1 12.2 10.0
SBI Magnum Gilt - LTP - Direct (G) Rank 1
1,301.01 0.0 4.8 14.5 14.1 --
ICICI Pru Long Term Gilt - Dir (G) Rank 3
1,284.45 -2.6 1.2 11.7 12.9 --
* Returns over 1 year are Annualised More »

Portfolio

Top Holdings (Mar 31, 17)

Debt Rating Value
(Rs cr)
Asset %
7.35% Government of India Security Sovereign 2.08 25.42
7.68% Government of India Security Sovereign 1.73 21.07
8.69% Gujarat State Government Security Sovereign 1.16 14.19
8.15% Government of India Security Sovereign 0.59 7.18
6.84% Government of India Security Sovereign 0.56 6.77
8.14% Karnataka State Government Security Sovereign 0.29 3.48

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Sector Allocation (Mar 31, 17)

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Asset Allocation (%)(Mar 31, 17)

Equity 0.00
Others 0.00
Debt 78.11
Mutual Funds N.A
Money Market 0.00
Cash / Call 21.89

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Concentration

Holdings (%)
Top 5 74.63
Top 10 78.11
Sector (%)
Top 3 N.A.

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