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PPEAX Principal LifeTime 2050 A

  • Fund
  • PPEAX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $14.99 - $0.04 - 0.27%
  • Category
  • Target Retirement Date

PPEAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.2%
  • Net Assets $2.26 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 82.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.99
$12.87
$16.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.90%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Target Retirement Date
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Target-Date 2050

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Principal LifeTime 2050 Fund
  • Fund Family Name Principal Funds
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James W. Fennessey

PPEAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PPEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.1% -4.1% 13.6% 3.61%
1 Yr -7.0% -17.5% 2.8% 62.96%
3 Yr 4.0%* -18.3% 8.9% 30.10%
5 Yr 0.2%* -12.1% 7.8% 38.37%
10 Yr 6.5%* -6.3% 9.0% 17.68%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PPEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.9% -25.1% 0.0% 73.37%
2017 16.1% -36.9% 20.0% 21.32%
2016 0.7% -5.2% 8.1% 89.45%
2015 -6.4% -25.3% -0.8% 61.19%
2014 -0.9% -49.7% 34.8% 63.76%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PPEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.1% -3.9% 13.6% 3.61%
1 Yr -7.0% -17.5% 5.2% 80.81%
3 Yr 4.0%* -18.3% 11.2% 75.85%
5 Yr 0.2%* -12.1% 7.8% 85.04%
10 Yr 6.5%* -4.5% 12.0% 70.99%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PPEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.9% -25.1% 0.0% 87.11%
2017 16.1% -36.9% 26.6% 50.00%
2016 0.7% -4.7% 12.3% 97.03%
2015 -6.4% -25.3% 3.9% 89.16%
2014 -0.9% -47.6% 39.2% 92.21%

NAV & Total Return History

PPEAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PPEAX Category Low Category High PPEAX % Rank
Net Assets 2.26 B 1.29 M 42.8 B 22.14%
Number of Holdings 19 2 140 69.24%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.83 B 857 K 41.8 B 21.36%
Weighting of Top 10 82.48% 17.2% 112.6% 42.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Principal Large Cap S&P 500 Index Inst 14.64%

  2. Principal LargeCap Growth I R6 12.03%

  3. Principal Diversified International R-6 10.82%

  4. Principal Overseas Instl 10.77%

  5. Principal Large Cap Value III Inst 10.41%

  6. Principal MidCap Growth III Inst 6.15%

  7. Principal MidCap Value III R6 5.22%

  8. Principal Core Plus Bond Inst 4.81%

  9. Principal Blue Chip R-6 4.06%

  10. Principal Equity Income Inst 3.56%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PPEAX % Rank
Stocks
89.21% 0.07% 97.70% 4.81%
Bonds
9.00% -5.73% 137.62% 82.53%
Cash
1.65% -100.79% 40.20% 85.79%
Other
0.09% -4.82% 24.53% 49.93%
Convertible Bonds
0.05% 0.00% 3.69% 70.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 7.36% 69.94%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PPEAX % Rank
Technology
16.57% 1.36% 20.62% 9.84%
Financial Services
15.64% 1.49% 18.76% 8.00%
Industrials
10.93% 1.29% 11.91% 3.18%
Consumer Cyclical
10.27% 1.00% 12.96% 18.12%
Healthcare
10.19% 1.28% 13.55% 24.77%
Consumer Defense
5.85% 1.04% 16.41% 35.03%
Energy
5.01% 0.36% 6.45% 12.74%
Real Estate
4.42% 0.38% 17.52% 23.14%
Basic Materials
3.97% 0.18% 5.63% 16.77%
Utilities
2.91% 0.04% 4.98% 12.81%
Communication Services
2.79% 0.30% 4.45% 11.82%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PPEAX % Rank
US
59.91% 0.07% 64.36% 4.53%
Non US
29.30% 0.00% 46.79% 25.25%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PPEAX % Rank
Corporate
4.62% 0.00% 53.45% 69.17%
Securitized
2.93% 0.00% 61.18% 65.28%
Cash & Equivalents
1.57% -120.10% 40.20% 83.45%
Government
1.43% -23.50% 137.62% 91.51%
Derivative
0.14% -2.78% 11.71% 4.24%
Municipal
0.01% 0.00% 3.09% 85.36%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PPEAX % Rank
US
8.22% -9.85% 137.62% 79.00%
Non US
0.78% 0.00% 20.22% 87.98%

PPEAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PPEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.00% 6.01% 70.49%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 39.32%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 57.14%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

PPEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.50% 5.75% 67.03%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

PPEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.90% 0.00% 106.00% 25.81%

PPEAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PPEAX Category Low Category High PPEAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.05% 60.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PPEAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PPEAX Category Low Category High PPEAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.91% -0.99% 35.20% 37.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PPEAX - Managers

James W. Fennessey

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2007

11.92

11.9%

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.


Randy L. Welch

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2007

11.92

11.9%

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.


Scott W. Smith

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 02, 2017

1.99

2.0%

Mr. Smith is a research analyst and portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors. He is an analyst within the firm's asset allocation and structured investments group. He also provides research assistance to various business units within Principal Global Investors. He joined the firm in 1999.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

16.59

Category Average

6.11

Category Mode

7.33