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PIREX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.6%
  • Net Assets $5.48 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.26
$22.01
$29.99

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio N/A

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.10%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare PIREX to Popular Real Estate Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$97.08

+1.19%

$72.83 B

2.73%

$2.62

14.31%

0.12%

$32.27

+1.16%

$72.83 B

-

$0.00

14.31%

0.26%

$42.94

+1.15%

$10.26 B

2.31%

$0.98

14.45%

0.20%

$23.45

+1.17%

$8.68 B

3.53%

$0.82

14.39%

0.08%

$17.55

+1.33%

$7.43 B

2.52%

$0.44

14.41%

1.13%

PIREX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Principal Real Estate Securities Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Principal Funds
  • Inception Date
    Mar 01, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kelly Rush

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies principally engaged in the real estate industry at the time of purchase. It invests in equity securities regardless of market capitalization (small, medium or large). The fund concentrates its investments (invest more than 25% of its net assets) in securities in the real estate industry. It is non-diversified.


PIREX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PIREX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -34.1% 21.0% 63.45%
1 Yr 33.7% -1.7% 85.5% 55.97%
3 Yr 13.6%* -3.9% 26.7% 24.20%
5 Yr 9.6%* 0.8% 21.0% 18.08%
10 Yr 10.2%* 2.5% 16.3% 8.76%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PIREX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -6.0% -53.9% 35.0% 24.54%
2019 27.1% -0.8% 43.1% 4.53%
2018 -8.0% -44.0% 4.9% 29.44%
2017 5.1% -16.4% 25.4% 12.50%
2016 1.4% -13.1% 340.0% 34.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PIREX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -34.1% 21.0% 63.45%
1 Yr 33.7% -5.9% 85.5% 48.12%
3 Yr 13.6%* -3.9% 26.7% 21.71%
5 Yr 9.6%* 0.6% 21.0% 15.77%
10 Yr 10.2%* 2.1% 16.3% 7.83%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PIREX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -6.0% -53.9% 35.0% 24.54%
2019 27.1% -0.8% 43.1% 4.53%
2018 -8.0% -43.3% 4.9% 53.63%
2017 5.1% -13.6% 31.4% 40.18%
2016 1.4% -12.3% 13.4% 72.04%

NAV & Total Return History


PIREX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PIREX Category Low Category High PIREX % Rank
Net Assets 5.48 B 1.22 M 72.8 B 12.78%
Number of Holdings 50 14 521 37.63%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.86 B 425 K 30.4 B 8.81%
Weighting of Top 10 51.64% 15.7% 97.9% 29.58%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Prologis Inc 8.78%
  2. Equinix Inc 7.04%
  3. Welltower Inc 5.76%
  4. Invitation Homes Inc 5.56%
  5. AvalonBay Communities Inc 5.42%
  6. Essex Property Trust Inc 4.52%
  7. American Homes 4 Rent Class A 4.02%
  8. Sun Communities Inc 3.81%
  9. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc 3.42%
  10. American Tower Corp 3.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PIREX % Rank
Stocks
98.62% 2.36% 104.05% 57.29%
Cash
1.38% -92.69% 23.30% 32.54%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.12% 33.51% 86.10%
Other
0.00% -6.19% 95.23% 85.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.50% 86.10%
Bonds
0.00% -13.28% 93.05% 86.10%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PIREX % Rank
Real Estate
98.55% 36.94% 100.00% 62.50%
Consumer Cyclical
1.45% 0.00% 41.47% 24.29%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 8.50% 83.21%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 22.42% 84.29%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 11.39% 86.79%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 35.62% 84.29%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 37.05% 86.43%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 33.11% 83.93%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.60% 83.93%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 3.75% 83.93%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.81% 83.93%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PIREX % Rank
US
98.62% 2.36% 102.27% 49.15%
Non US
0.00% -2.02% 31.63% 88.81%

PIREX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PIREX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio N/A 0.07% 30.10% 80.15%
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.50% 67.91%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

PIREX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

PIREX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

PIREX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 35.10% 1.54% 235.00% 33.33%

PIREX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PIREX Category Low Category High PIREX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.45% 87.84%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PIREX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PIREX Category Low Category High PIREX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.66% -2.55% 6.70% 44.60%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PIREX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kelly Rush


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 06, 2000

20.41

20.4%

As head of global property securities, Kelly directs the domestic and global real estate investment trust (REIT) activity for Principal Real Estate Investors, the dedicated real estate group of Principal Global Investors. He has experience in both separate account and pooled fund management, and has been managing real estate stock portfolios since 1997. Previously, Kelly participated in structuring commercial mortgage loans for public real estate companies and the analysis of real estate investment trust issued bonds. He has been with the real estate investment area of the firm since 1987. Kelly received an MBA in business administration and a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Iowa. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Kelly is a member of the Iowa Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. Kelly is an active supporter of the Toigo Foundation and is currently serving as a mentor to a 2007 Toigo Fellow. Kelly’s prior speaking engagements include the Institutional Investor Endowments & Foundations Roundtable, the NAREIT Institutional Investor Forum, the National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conference.

Anthony Kenkel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 15, 2012

8.88

8.9%

Anthony is a managing director of real estate securities portfolio management for Principal Real Estate Investors, the dedicated real estate unit of Principal Global Investors. Currently based in Singapore, he is responsible for the firm’s Asia Pacific real estate capability in REITs and listed real estate securities, and has prior experience managing the firm’s Americas real estate capabilities. He also remains active in managing U.S. securities as one of the teams listed U.S. portfolio managers. Anthony joined Principal in 1997. In 2000, he became a real estate consultant for Arthur Andersen before joining GATX Corporation as a senior financial analyst in 2002. Anthony rejoined Principal in 2005 in his current position. He received a bachelor's degree in finance from Drake University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Anthony has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager designations.

Keith Bokota


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 22, 2013

7.44

7.4%

Keith is an associate director of real estate securities portfolio management for Principal Real Estate Investors Real Estate, the dedicated real estate group of Principal Global Investors. He is responsible for analyzing real estate investment trusts and is a member of the real estate securities portfolio management team. Keith joined the firm in 2007 as an analyst and moved to his current position in 2013. Before joining Principal Real Estate Investors, Keith worked as an analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle. Keith received his bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from Georgetown University and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.16 27.34 7.67 1.14