4 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 466 Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 33.15 percent over the past year, 16.94 percent over the past three years, 23.30 percent over the past five years, and 8.26 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||31.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||16.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||23.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.3%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. 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 (those with market capitalization ranges similar to the companies in the Russell 1000® Growth Index) 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. The fund also invests in securities of foreign companies.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Principal LargeCap Growth Fund I has an expense ratio of 1.17 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.
The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 1 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-12-10
The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 1 for one year, 1 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-12-10
The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 3 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.Value Line 2013-12-10