Principal Equity Savings Fund - Growth - Direct 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 - Direct Plan - Growth Option 3.08 11.30 1.84 4.87 6.51 6.66
Crisil 10 Yr Gilt Index N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
NIFTY 50 Equity Savings Index N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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 - Direct Plan - Growth Option Jan 01, 2013 1.84 4.87 6.51 1.29 36.19
HDFC Equity Savings Fund -Direct Plan - Growth Option Jan 01, 2013 -4.13 3.48 7.56 1.27 3,181.51
Kotak Equity Savings Fund - Direct - Growth Oct 13, 2014 3.08 6.31 7.18 1.21 1,409.47
SBI Equity Savings Fund - Direct Plan - Growth May 27, 2015 0.06 4.49 6.64 1.01 1,323.74
ICICI Prudential Equity Savings Fund - Direct Plan - Cumulative option Dec 05, 2014 -0.89 4.94 7.14 0.70 1,156.50
Aditya Birla Sun Life Equity Savings Fund - Direct Plan - Growth Nov 28, 2014 -0.49 3.10 6.24 1.61 537.06

Fund Holdings as on 31-May-2020

  • ITC Ltd.

  • Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.

  • TREPS

  • 6.25% The Federal Bank Ltd. (Duration 181 Days)

  • Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Infosys Ltd.

  • WABCO India Ltd.

  • HDFC Bank Ltd.

  • 5.95% Canara Bank (Duration 181 Days)

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

  • ICICI Bank Ltd.

  • 7.06% Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. 13-Dec-2021

  • 6.00% Punjab National Bank (Duration 182 Days)

  • United Spirits Ltd.

  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

  • Net Receivable / Payable

  • Exide Industries Ltd.

  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

  • Max Financial Services Ltd.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

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

  • Bharti Airtel Ltd.

  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.

  • Britannia Industries Ltd.

  • Atul Ltd.

  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

  • Nestle India Ltd.

  • NTPC Ltd.

  • State Bank of India

  • 7.74% Bajaj Finance Ltd. 30-Jun-2020

  • Page Industries Ltd.

  • Bayer Cropscience Ltd.

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Bajaj Finance Ltd.

  • Axis Bank Ltd.

  • GAIL (India) Ltd.

  • Jubilant Foodworks Ltd.

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Ultratech Cement Ltd.

  • Aarti Industries Ltd.

  • Divi's Laboratories Ltd.

  • Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

  • SRF Ltd.

  • Tata Steel BSL Ltd.

  • Castrol India Ltd.

  • PI Industries Ltd.

  • HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd.

  • Shree Cement Ltd.

  • Titan Company Ltd.

  • Hindalco Industries Ltd.

  • 91 DAY T-BILL 11-Jun-2020

  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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  • Miscellaneous

  • Bank - Private

  • Cigarettes/Tobacco

  • Finance - Housing

  • IT - Software

  • Automobiles - Passenger Cars

  • Refineries

  • Auto Ancillary

  • Consumer Food

  • Breweries & Distilleries

  • Household & Personal Products

  • Batteries

  • Finance - Others

  • Finance - NBFC

  • Pharmaceuticals & Drugs

  • Chemicals

  • Telecommunication - Service Provider

  • Engineering - Construction

  • Pesticides & Agrochemicals

  • Power Generation/Distribution

  • Bank - Public

  • Textile

  • Cement & Construction Materials

  • Industrial Gases & Fuels

  • Finance - Investment

  • Diversified

  • Lubricants

  • Steel & Iron Products

  • Insurance

  • Diamond & Jewellery

  • Metal - Non Ferrous

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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 years 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
  • Cash

  • CRISIL AAA

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  • Equity

  • Rights

  • Sov

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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 01-Jan-2013 and currently has an AUM of ₹36.19 crore. Principal Equity Savings Fund is benchmarked against Crisil 10 Yr Gilt Index as primary index and NIFTY 50 Equity Savings Index as secondary index.

The NAV of Principal Equity Savings Fund ended up ₹0.2(0.52%)yesterday to ₹39.2484.

Among its top 3 holdings the fund has exposure to ITC Ltd., and

The Principal Equity Savings Fund is managed by Gurvinder Singh Wasan and Sudhir Kedia.

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