Principal MidCap Value Fund I

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

#8 in Mid-Cap Value

U.S. News evaluated 112 Mid-Cap Value 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 26.06 percent over the past year, 15.86 percent over the past three years, 21.51 percent over the past five years, and 10.39 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 9.2%
1 Year 26.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 15.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 21.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 10.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of companies with medium market capitalizations at the time of each purchase. It invests in value equity securities, an investment strategy that emphasizes buying equity securities that appear to be undervalued. The fund also invests in real estate investment trusts.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Principal MidCap Value Fund I has an expense ratio of 0.98 percent.

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Risk

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

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