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    Principal SAM Conservative Bal R1 (PCSSX)

    12.06 Up 0.02(0.17%) Jan 26

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    Principal SAM Conservative Bal R1
    Principal Funds IncPrincipal Financial Group 711 High StDes Moines, IA 50392
    Phone: 800-222-5852
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Conservative Allocation
    Fund Family:Principal Funds
    Net Assets:1.64B
    Year-to-Date Return:5.07%
    Morningstar Rating:4 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Jan 16, 2007
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Conservative Allocation
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    Management Information 
    Charlie D. Averill
    Lead Manager since Jan 1, 2010
    Mr. Averill is a portfolio manager with Edge Asset Management, Inc., his employer since 1990. Before becoming a portfolio manager in 2010, he was a senior quantitative analyst. He earned a bachelors degree in economics from Reed College and a masters degree in economics from Princeton University. Mr. Averill has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:0
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    PCSSX can be purchased from 21 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide a high level of total return (consisting of reinvestment of income and capital appreciation), consistent with a moderate degree of principal risk. The fund operates as a fund of funds. It: (1) Generally invests between 40% and 80% of its assets in fixed-income funds, and less than 40% in any one fixed-income fund; (2) Generally invests between 20% and 60% of its assets in equity funds, and less than 30% in any one equity fund; (3) Generally invests less than 20% of its assets in specialty funds, and less than 20% in any one specialty fund. The fund may temporarily exceed these percentage ranges for short periods.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain (Dec 16, 2014) : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jan 21, 2015) : 3.20%
    Average for Category:39.58%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePCSSXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.19%0.85%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.83%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.83%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.35%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.88%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.31%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:576590
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:990926
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,1481,853
    * Per $10,000 invested