Principal Equity Savings Fund - Growth - Regular Plan

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Fund Objective

The investment objective of the Scheme is to provide capital appreciation and income distribution to the investors by using equity and equity related instruments, arbitrage opportunities, andinvestments in debt and money market instruments.However, there can be no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized or that income will be generated and the scheme does not assure or guarantee any returns.

Fund Performance

Scheme Name 1-Month Return (%) 3-Month Return (%) 1-Year Return (%) 3-Year Return (%) 5-Year Return (%) Since Inception
Principal Equity Savings Fund - Growth Option 0.77 -0.56 2.26 5.41 6.23 7.68
Crisil 10 Yr Gilt Index N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Crisil Liquid Fund Index N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
NIFTY 50 2.33 -4.71 0.35 8.71 6.77 13.49

Returns upto 1 year is Absolute, and above 1 year are Compounded Annualised

Peer Fund Comparison

Scheme Name Launch Date Ratings 1-Year Return (%) 3-Year Return (%) 5-Year Return (%) Expense Ratio (%) Assets (Cr.)
Principal Equity Savings Fund - Growth Option May 23, 2002 Unrated 2.26 5.41 6.23 2.43 53.55
HDFC Equity Savings Fund -GROWTH Sep 17, 2004 Unrated 2.95 6.90 7.60 1.93 4,909.64
Tata Equity Savings Fund -Regular Plan-Growth Apr 27, 2000 Unrated 4.46 4.33 5.82 2.30 137.71
L&T Equity Savings Fund - Regular Plan - Growth Option Oct 18, 2011 Unrated 0.10 4.17 5.65 1.59 136.41
IDFC Equity Savings Fund-Regular Plan-Growth Jun 09, 2008 Unrated 2.91 4.36 5.38 2.18 74.73
PGIM India Equity Savings Fund - Growth Option Feb 05, 2004 Unrated 4.66 5.88 8.59 1.25 34.05

Fund Holdings as on 31-August-2019

  • Net Receivable / Payable

  • Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.

  • TREPS 03-Sep-2019

  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

  • Infosys Ltd.

  • Tata Steel Ltd.

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

  • 8.02% National Housing Bank 31-Jan-2022

  • 11.55% Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd. 28-Oct-2019

  • Century Textiles & Industries Ltd.

  • Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.

  • ITC Ltd.

  • HDFC Bank Ltd.

  • 8.25% Indian Railway Finance Corporation Ltd. 28-Feb-2024

  • ICICI Bank Ltd.

  • 7.57% Ultratech Cement Ltd. 06-Aug-2021

  • Hindalco Industries Ltd.

  • Punjab National Bank

  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd.

  • SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd.

  • Exide Industries Ltd.

  • Marico Ltd.

  • State Bank of India

  • Bharti Airtel Ltd.

  • ACC Ltd.

  • Ultratech Cement Ltd.

  • Dabur India Ltd.

  • Bank of Baroda

  • 9.25% Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. 24-Jul-2021

  • DLF Ltd.

  • Tech Mahindra Ltd.

  • Tata Motors DVR Ltd.

  • Axis Bank Ltd.

  • Britannia Industries Ltd.

  • NTPC Ltd.

  • Tata Power Company Ltd.

  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd.

  • Coal India Ltd.

  • Steel Authority of India Ltd.

  • 7.50% Power Finance Corporation Ltd. 17-Sep-2020

  • 10.35% Ess Kay Fincorp Ltd. 27-Dec-2019

  • Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd.

  • 91 DAY T-BILL 17-Oct-2019

  • 8.00% Britannia Industries Ltd. 28-Aug-2022

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About Principal Equity Savings Fund

Scheme Analysis

Principal Equity Savings Fund is a Hybrid - Equity Savings fund and belongs to Principal Mutual Fund. It was launched on 23-May-2002 and currently has an AUM of ₹53.55 crore. Principal Equity Savings Fund is benchmarked against Crisil 10 Yr Gilt Index as primary index and Crisil Liquid Fund Index as primary index and NIFTY 50 as secondary index.

The NAV of Principal Equity Savings Fund ended up ₹0.46(1.3%)yesterday to ₹36.07.

Among its top 3 holdings the fund has exposure to Net Receivable / Payable, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. and TREPS 03-Sep-2019

The Principal Equity Savings Fund is managed by Ravi Gopalakrishnan and Gurvinder Singh Wasan.

Fund House Contact

Exchange Plaza, Ground Floor, B Wing, NSE Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra(East) Mumbai - 400 051

+91 (22) 67720555
+91 (22) 67720512

Fund Manager

  • Education:CA, Chartered Financial Analyst from CFA Institute USA (Charter awaited) & M. Com
  • Experience:7 Years
  • Basic Details:Mr. Wasan has more than 7 year’s of experience Fixed Income Markets, Credit Analysis and Structured Finance. Prior to joining Principal Mutual Fund, he has worked with Crisil Ltd. and ICICI Bank Ltd.
  • Funds Managed:
  • Principal Credit Risk Fund
  • Principal Equity Savings Fund
  • Principal Short Term Debt Fund
  • [ICRA]A

  • Cash

  • CRISIL AAA

  • Equity

  • IND A+(SO)

  • IND AAA

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