PLCGX: Principal LargeCap Growth I R6

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PLCGX Principal LargeCap Growth I R6

  • Fund
  • PLCGX
  • Price as of: Jan 16, 2020
  • $16.79
    + $0.14 + 0.84%

Profile

PLCGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $10.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.79
$13.66
$17.14

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.59%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 71.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Principal LargeCap Growth Fund I Class R-6
  • Fund Family Name
    Principal Funds
  • Inception Date
    Nov 25, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Randy Welch

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies with large market capitalizations at the time of purchase. It invests in growth equity securities; growth orientation emphasizes buying equity securities of companies whose potential for growth of capital and earnings is expected to be above average.


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Performance

PLCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PLCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% 0.0% 9.6% 35.29%
1 Yr 22.5% -68.8% 49.8% 55.05%
3 Yr 11.8%* -45.2% 28.1% 44.37%
5 Yr 6.7%* -36.3% 17.5% 51.55%
10 Yr N/A* -18.1% 17.3% 2.18%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PLCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.8% -67.9% 49.9% 42.13%
2018 -10.7% -65.5% 13.4% 38.67%
2017 25.0% -46.3% 37.5% 16.70%
2016 -3.4% -43.3% 15.3% 67.28%
2015 -3.9% -38.0% 11.4% 52.37%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PLCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% 0.0% 9.6% 35.29%
1 Yr 22.5% -68.8% 49.8% 54.02%
3 Yr 11.8%* -45.2% 35.6% 65.31%
5 Yr 6.7%* -36.3% 18.2% 74.74%
10 Yr N/A* -18.1% 17.8% 3.46%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PLCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.8% -67.9% 49.9% 42.13%
2018 -10.7% -65.5% 16.5% 60.76%
2017 25.0% -28.2% 51.5% 55.86%
2016 -3.4% -43.3% 17.1% 85.01%
2015 -3.9% -38.0% 17.3% 78.60%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

PLCGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PLCGX Category Low Category High PLCGX % Rank
Net Assets 10.4 B 1.21 M 201 B 12.13%
Number of Holdings 478 1 2071 3.09%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.38 B 434 K 53.6 B 14.69%
Weighting of Top 10 32.99% 11.2% 100.0% 80.93%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 6.04%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 5.62%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 4.37%
  4. Alphabet Inc Class C 2.85%
  5. Intuitive Surgical Inc 2.54%
  6. Facebook Inc A 2.52%
  7. Intuit Inc 2.33%
  8. Apple Inc 2.29%
  9. Alphabet Inc A 2.25%
  10. Boeing Co 2.20%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PLCGX % Rank
Stocks
98.85% 83.84% 106.53% 43.78%
Cash
1.00% -6.52% 16.16% 54.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.10% 0.00% 2.51% 10.02%
Other
0.05% -0.57% 8.03% 14.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 75.81%
Bonds
0.00% -0.51% 3.92% 77.17%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PLCGX % Rank
Technology
26.04% 7.73% 54.94% 66.16%
Healthcare
18.74% 0.00% 52.57% 13.72%
Consumer Cyclical
14.55% 0.00% 52.42% 52.52%
Communication Services
11.96% 0.00% 31.01% 35.04%
Industrials
9.69% 0.00% 26.44% 40.69%
Financial Services
8.12% 0.00% 38.34% 86.89%
Consumer Defense
5.16% 0.00% 18.71% 40.17%
Real Estate
2.45% 0.00% 12.72% 38.58%
Basic Materials
2.12% 0.00% 11.40% 39.19%
Utilities
0.90% 0.00% 9.99% 19.14%
Energy
0.26% 0.00% 6.74% 49.74%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PLCGX % Rank
US
92.10% 80.62% 104.07% 60.81%
Non US
6.75% 0.00% 17.94% 27.96%

Expenses

PLCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PLCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.59% 0.00% 165.48% 89.45%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.40% 39.79%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

PLCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

PLCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

PLCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 71.00% 0.00% 807.00% 76.52%

Distributions

PLCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PLCGX Category Low Category High PLCGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 47.99% 77.02%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PLCGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PLCGX Category Low Category High PLCGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.24% -2.06% 2.43% 36.57%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PLCGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

PLCGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Randy Welch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 02, 2009

10.59

10.6%

Mr. Welch is a Vice President of Principal Management Corporation. Mr. Welch joined the Principal Financial Group in 1989 and oversees the functions of the Investment Services group, which includes investment manager research, investment consulting, performance analysis, and investment communication. He is also responsible for the due diligence program that monitors investment managers used by the Principal Funds. Mr. Welch is an affiliate member of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute. Mr. Welch earned a B.A. in Business/ Finance from Grand View College and an M.B.A. from Drake University.

James Fennessey


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 02, 2009

10.59

10.6%

Mr. Fennessey, CFA, Vice President of Principal Management Corporation. Mr. Fennessey joined the Principal Financial Group in 2000. He is the Head of the Manager Research Team that is responsible for analyzing, interpreting and coordinating investment performance data and evaluation of the investment managers under the due diligence program that monitors investment managers used by the Principal Funds and is a member of the Principal Funds Investment Committee. Fennessey earned a B.S. in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance, and a minor in Economics from Truman State University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 52.03 8.18 0.67