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PEASX Principal Intl Emerging Markets R2

  • Fund
  • PEASX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $22.04
  • + $0.12
  • + 0.55%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

PEASX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.9%
  • Net Assets $957 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.04
$17.44
$22.04

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.99%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 88.40%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.46%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Principal International Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name Principal Funds
  • Inception Date Dec 06, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Alan Wang

PEASX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PEASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.0% -32.2% 261.5% 42.25% 3
1 Yr -3.1% -24.4% 25.4% 69.86% 4
3 Yr -1.6% * -9.8% 21.2% 72.20% 4
5 Yr -3.9% * -11.8% 7.4% 75.31% 4
10 Yr 2.4% * -2.0% 8.0% 75.93% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PEASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -14.3% -47.4% 5.5% 47.57% 3
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 7.7% 7.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.4% 20.4% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -19.6% -19.6% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PEASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.0% -14.5% 261.5% 43.14% 3
1 Yr -3.1% -28.2% 21.4% 59.42% 4
3 Yr -1.6% * -10.9% 21.2% 67.76% 4
5 Yr -3.9% * -12.2% 7.4% 72.62% 4
10 Yr 2.4% * -2.0% 8.0% 72.20% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PEASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -14.3% -47.4% 5.5% 47.42% 3
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 8.4% 8.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 21.1% 21.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -18.5% -18.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

PEASX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

PEASX Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 957 M 272 64.2 B 7.97% 2
Number of Holdings 126 1 4232 13.04% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 287 M 0 9.53 B 6.23% 2
Weighting of Top 10 31.5% 0.0% 181.6% 9.42% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 5.05%
  2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.18%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.04%
  4. China Mobile Ltd 3.31%
  5. China Construction Bank Corp H 2.50%
  6. PJSC Lukoil ADR 2.19%
  7. Korea Electric Power Corp 1.80%
  8. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.95%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.75%
  10. Chunghwa Telecom Co Ltd 1.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.97% 0.00% 100.40% 17.68% 3
Other
2.66% -1.37% 31.18% 6.81% 2
Cash
2.37% -81.97% 100.00% 13.48% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.35% 0.87% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.90% 10.29% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 98.05% 5.36% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Technology
23.57% 0.00% 38.96% 5.82% 2
Financial Services
18.70% 0.00% 45.31% 17.47% 3
Consumer Cyclical
11.19% 0.00% 29.65% 15.14% 3
Energy
8.87% 0.00% 23.29% 4.37% 1
Communication Services
8.22% 0.00% 20.02% 6.26% 2
Consumer Defense
8.06% 0.00% 43.71% 18.20% 4
Industrials
5.68% 0.00% 28.91% 17.18% 3
Basic Materials
3.95% 0.00% 15.64% 20.09% 4
Utilities
3.69% 0.00% 53.57% 9.32% 2
Real Estate
1.99% 0.00% 11.28% 16.59% 3
Healthcare
1.06% 0.00% 20.10% 24.89% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.63% 0.00% 100.52% 15.22% 3
US
0.34% -3.75% 99.89% 15.51% 3

PEASX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PEASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.99% 0.08% 935.74% 22.67% 4
Management Fee 1.18% 0.03% 2.00% 2.61% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 2.64% 3
Administrative Fee 0.20% 0.00% 0.55% 3.01% 4

Sales Fees

PEASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PEASX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PEASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PEASX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

PEASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PEASX Rank Quintile
Turnover 88.40% 0.00% 947.00% 6.69% 4

PEASX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PEASX Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 3.56% 86.65% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PEASX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PEASX Category Low Category High PEASX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.46% -1.67% 5.89% 29.94% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PEASX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

PEASX - Managers

Alan Wang

Manager

Start Date

Nov 12, 2014

Tenure

1.72

Tenure Rank

9.6%

Alan Wang has been with PGI since 2003. As a co-employee of PGI and Principal Global Investors (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr. Wang manages Principal Fund assets as an employee of PGI. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Finance from Renmin University of China and an M.B.A. from University of Iowa. Mr. Wang has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Mihail Dobrinov

Manager

Start Date

May 30, 2007

Tenure

9.18

Tenure Rank

2.4%

Mihail is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. He leads the global emerging markets team, encompassing equity markets in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He oversees both diversified emerging markets portfolios and specialized regional Asian equity strategies. Mihail joined Principal in 1995, originally as an international and emerging market debt and currency specialist. He joined the equities team in 2002, and was named a portfolio manager for emerging markets equities in 2007. Mihail's fundamental research experience spans a wide range of economic sectors, with a particular emphasis on industrials, materials, and energy companies. His current coverage area includes companies in the industrials and telecommunications sectors. Mihail received an MBA in finance from the University of Iowa and a law degree from Sofia University, Bulgaria. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.


Mohammed Zaidi

Manager

Start Date

Dec 06, 2012

Tenure

3.65

Tenure Rank

6.9%

Mohammed is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. Based in Singapore, he serves as co-portfolio manager for global emerging markets equity strategies and head of emerging Asia equity strategies. Mohammed’s career began in 1997 as an emerging markets analyst and portfolio manager with global macro hedge fund manager VZB Capital. He joined Principal in 2001 as an emerging markets equity analyst focused on fundamental stock selection. He was also a key analyst responsible for the initial development of our proprietary Global Research Platform (GRP), with a specific focus on tailoring the GRP to emerging markets and Asian equities. After departing the firm in 2006, Mohammed served as an emerging markets portfolio manager and analyst with Martin Currie Investment Management and the same team’s predecessor employer, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. He has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.8

Category Average

4.78

Category Mode

1.6