Principal MidCap Growth Fund R-4 Class (PIPPX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective 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 equity securities of companies with medium market capitalizations at the time of purchase. For this fund- companies with medium market capitalizations are those with market capitalizations within the range of companies comprising the Russell Midcap - Growth Index (as of December 31- 2017- this range was between approximately $1.2 billion and $36.7 billion).


1 month+3.56% 3 years+9.39%
3 months+6.20% 5 years+15.38%
1 year+22.27% Since inception+4.03%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+15.38%+11.94%
Expense ratio1.05%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.060.99
Net assets$183.9M$1.6B
Average market cap$12.2B$12.1B
Average P/E30.925.8
Portfolio turnover129%129%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPrincipal Funds
Fund manager & tenureClifford Fox / 13 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock94.96%
International stock2.83%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 20.83%
Industrial materials 19.60%
Consumer service 11.21%
Healthcare 9.95%
Business service 7.81%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NOW ServiceNow Inc3.78%
TRU TransUnion2.86%
ILMN Illumina Inc2.75%
WCG WellCare Health Plans Inc2.73%
CNC Centene Corp2.47%
GIII G-III Apparel Group Ltd2.36%
SQ Square Inc2.22%
ETFC E*TRADE Financial Corp2.21%
ZTS Zoetis Inc2.18%
IDXX IDEXX Laboratories Inc2.17%