Principal LargeCap Growth Fund I

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 4 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 464 Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 25.46 percent over the past year, 15.12 percent over the past three years, 19.38 percent over the past five years, and 8.47 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 3.0%
1 Year 25.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 15.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 19.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.5%

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Summary

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 at the time of each 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.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Principal LargeCap Growth Fund I has an expense ratio of 0.97 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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