Principal LifeTime Strategic Income Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 5 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C (Hold)

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Performance

The fund has returned 5.46 percent over the past year, 5.59 percent over the past three years, 11.18 percent over the past five years, and 4.02 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.8%
1 Year 5.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 5.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 11.2%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.0%

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Summary

The investment seeks current income, and as a secondary objective, capital appreciation. The fund invests in underlying Principal Funds, Inc. ("PFI") domestic and foreign equity, real asset and alternative investments, and fixed-income funds according to an asset allocation strategy designed for investors primarily seeking current income and secondarily capital appreciation. Its asset allocation is designed for investors who are approximately 15 years beyond the normal retirement age of 65. The fund invests in PFI Institutional Class shares of underlying funds.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Principal LifeTime Strategic Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.37 percent.

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Risk

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

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