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 4.97 11.78 18.53 8.95 10.12 8.53
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 18.53 8.95 10.12 1.11 55.12
HDFC Equity Savings Fund -Direct Plan - Growth Option Jan 01, 2013 11.34 6.66 11.62 1.34 2,577.10
Kotak Equity Savings Fund - Direct - Growth Oct 13, 2014 12.49 8.47 10.01 1.24 1,372.56
SBI Equity Savings Fund - Direct Plan - Growth May 27, 2015 14.62 8.35 10.72 1.03 1,349.98
ICICI Prudential Equity Savings Fund - Direct Plan - Cumulative option Dec 05, 2014 5.81 7.17 10.05 0.85 1,047.76
Axis Equity Saver Fund - Direct Plan - Growth Aug 14, 2015 13.46 9.69 10.67 0.92 702.44

Fund Holdings as on 31-December-2020

  • TREPS 01-Jan-2021

  • Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.

  • ICICI Bank Ltd.

  • Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

  • 5.15% Government of India 09-Nov-2025

  • HDFC Bank Ltd.

  • 5.70% The Federal Bank Ltd. (Duration 366 Days)

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • 5.25% Punjab National Bank (Duration 365 Days)

  • ITC Ltd.

  • United Spirits Ltd.

  • IndusInd Bank Ltd.

  • Bharti Airtel Ltd.

  • 7.17% Government of India 08-Jan-2028

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

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

  • Polycab India Ltd.

  • Cipla Ltd.

  • Amber Enterprises India Ltd.

  • State Bank of India

  • Divi's Laboratories Ltd.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

  • Rossari Biotech Ltd.

  • Tata Steel BSL Ltd.

  • Indoco Remedies Ltd.

  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

  • Max Financial Services Ltd.

  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

  • The Federal Bank Ltd.

  • Subros Ltd.

  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

  • Ashok Leyland Ltd.

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

  • 7.27% Government of India 08-Apr-2026

  • 8.80% NTPC Ltd. 04-Apr-2023

  • Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.

  • 7.24% REC Ltd. 31-Dec-2022

  • Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.

  • 6.40% National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development 31-Jul-2023

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

  • Brigade Enterprises Ltd.

  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

  • Infosys Ltd.

  • IPCA Laboratories Ltd.

  • VST Industries Ltd.

  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Axis Bank Ltd.

  • Net Receivable / Payable

  • CEAT Ltd.

  • Torrent Power Ltd.

  • Endurance Technologies Ltd.

  • Ultratech Cement Ltd.

  • PI Industries Ltd.

  • Bosch Ltd.

  • Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Co. Ltd.

  • 91 DAY T-BILL 04-Feb-2021

  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

  • Hindalco Industries Ltd.

  • Exide Industries Ltd.

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  • Cement & Construction Materials

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  • Metal - Non Ferrous

  • Batteries

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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 Equity Savings Fund
  • Principal Short Term Debt Fund
  • [ICRA]AAA

  • Cash

  • CRISIL AAA

  • Deposits

  • Equity

  • Sovereign

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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 ₹55.12 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 down ₹-0.25(-0.53%)yesterday to ₹46.5788.

Among its top 3 holdings the fund has exposure to TREPS 01-Jan-2021, 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